Learn About the Data

Download and learn more about every dataset on the NDSC platform including the original data sources, available years, and why each variable is important to measure. To begin browsing, select a policy area below.

Click here to start using the data on the map.

About the Neighborhoods

The 272 neighborhoods on the NDSC platform are adapted from The Los Angeles Times “Mapping L.A.” project. Learn more about how The Times drew neighborhood boundaries here.  
Data on the NDSC platform can also be explored using the 2,495 census tracts or 88 incorporated cities in Los Angeles County.
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