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New Whitman County Trends Website

New Whitman County Trends Website

IPPEA Launches New Trends Site

The new Whitman County Trends website has just launched, with nearly 100 indicators to track areas such as education, housing, public health and safety, and economic vitality. The website, like its counterpart here and for other Washington counties, has been designed to present data readily accessible to people in local communities. Trends sites are used by schools, businesses, non-profit...
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Electric Vehicle Population Map - by Postal Code

Electric Vehicle Population Map - by Postal Code

Walla Walla's Growing Number of EVs on the Road

Have you established a retirement plan yet? A USA Facts article elaborated and visualized a decline in the number of American households that have defined a benefit plan. The article includes various interactive graphs showing the amount of money different age groups hold as a percentage. How much savings should people...
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Young Children in 2020: County Undercounts and Overcounts

Young Children in 2020: County Undercounts and Overcounts

Census Estimates Nationwide Errors in Reporting

In the United States census that is taken every ten years, the group that has been most often undercounted and consistently falls below estimates are young children of ages 0 to 4. For the 2020 census in particular, the Census Bureau has determined that its count of young children was below their revised estimates by 5.4%, or about...
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Trends in Action

1.2.7 Total Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold & Average Sales per Farm

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1.3.3 Net Jobs Created & Annual Growth Rate

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5.1.3 Housing Affordability Index for First-Time Homebuyers

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5.1.11 Annual Income Required to Afford Fair Market Rent - 1 & 2 Bedroom Units

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Interns About to Graduate

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In this issue, we say goodbye to four graduating interns. They have accomplished so much over the past year at the institute. Left to right, they are:  Laura Velasquez-Neal (mechanical engineering), Jessica Phan (Visual Communications Design), Angelica Cortes (Data Analytics) and Miranda Carmona (Economics). Angelica and Miranda have each received the Frances Houston medal, awarded to 20 graduating seniors for excellence in academics. All four will do well wherever they go.