University of Illinois Urbana‑Champaign

List: Resources for Understanding Local Economic and Social Conditions

Published: May 19, 2022

Social and Economic Data Tools to Establish Community Context

County and neighborhood-level data on the economic and social conditions experienced by Illinois young children and their families can help establish context and identify areas of need for early childhood decision makers. This is why IECAM offers a wide variety of social and economic data and visualizations in our curated data section.

However, there are additional publicly available tools that can offer an expanded understanding of the local conditions in which young children and their families live. Here are just a few.​​​​