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Neighborhood Metrics
Welcome to Neighborhood Metrics on DataPlace where users can dynamically create custom metrics (or indices) by aggregating existing dataset indicators. It is a powerful tool that can help reveal interesting and important trends. Below are some featured and recently published metrics. Click on the "Create a Metric" button to build your own.
 
Featured Metric
 
Foreclosure Risk Among Hispanic Borrowers, based on 2006 High Interest Loans
By : DataPlace Editor
This indicator aggregates high interest loans to Hispanic borrowers for both home purchase and refinance, in 2005. Places with a higher percentage of high interest lending are weighed slightly higher.
 
Recently Published Metric
Foreclosure Risk, based on '04-'06 Lending
Top ranked places: Charleston, MS; Washington Park, IL; Crystal City, TX; Knox City, TX
Populations at Risk
Top ranked places: Muniz, TX; Oscarville, AK; East Dunseith, ND; Los Ebanos, TX
Homeownership by Same-Gender Couples
Top ranked places: Pine Ridge, SD; Fort Dix, NJ; Tuba City, AZ; Holly, CO
Foreclosure Risk, based on high interest lending in 2005
Top ranked places: Eudora, AR; Pine Ridge, SD; McLaughlin, SD; Little Eagle, SD
Foreclosure Risk Among Hispanic Borrowers, based on 2006 High Interest Loans
Top ranked places: Phoenix, AZ; Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX
Foreclosure Risk Among Low Income Borrowers (2006 Loans)
Top ranked places: Phoenix, AZ; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Houston, TX
Highly Rated Metrics
Foreclosure Risk, based on '04-'06 Lending (rating : 5.0)
Top ranked places:  Charleston, MS; Washington Park, IL; Crystal City, TX; Knox City, TX
Homeownership by Same-Gender Couples (rating : 5.0)
Top ranked places:  Pine Ridge, SD; Fort Dix, NJ; Tuba City, AZ; Holly, CO
Populations at Risk (rating : 5.0)
Top ranked places:  Muniz, TX; Oscarville, AK; East Dunseith, ND; Los Ebanos, TX
Foreclosure Risk, based on high interest lending in 2005 (rating : 4.8)
Top ranked places:  Eudora, AR; Pine Ridge, SD; McLaughlin, SD; Little Eagle, SD
Foreclosure Risk Among Hispanic Borrowers, based on 2006 High Interest Loans (rating : 4.6)
Top ranked places:  Phoenix, AZ; Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX
Foreclosure Risk Among Low Income Borrowers (2006 Loans) (rating : 4.0)
Top ranked places:  Phoenix, AZ; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Houston, TX