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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, based on '04-'06 Lending
By : Bill Talcott
This indicator aggregates indicators for high interest lending rates during the subprime lending peak from 2004 and 2006. Loans for both home purchase and refinance are included.
 
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