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DATA GEM SERIES: Visualizing Jobs and Labor Force Data with OnTheMap

Interested in accessing jobs and labor force data for your area? Learn from our Data Gems Series how to visualize data for your area about workers, jobs and labor force characteristics using OnTheMap. Each of the six Data Gems in this series will feature a unique analysis type to help you identify trends and patterns about where workers live and work. OnTheMap is a great resource for emergency management, transportation planning, economic development and more. New data are released every year.

Check our Data Gems Series release schedule below.

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PART 1: OnTheMap - How to Create an Area Profile to Visualize Jobs and Workforce Data

January 24, 2022

In this Data Gem, you will learn how to create an area profile for your selected area. You will also learn to create a multi-year analysis and download a report. This is a great resource if you want to research local workforce and employment trends.

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PART 2: How to Create an Area Comparison Analysis to Visualize Jobs and Workforce Data

February 1, 2022

Part 2 - How to Create an Area Comparison Analysis to Visualize Jobs and Workforce Data: Builds on Part 1 by showing you how to visualize the comparison of the counts of workers employed or living in each area within your primary selected area. For instance, you can learn about the distribution and characteristics of workers employed in each city within your selected county.

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PART 3: How to Create a Distance and Direction Analysis to Visualize Commuting Patterns

February 8, 2022

Part 3 - How to Create a Distance and Direction Analysis to Visualize Commuting Patterns: Focuses on showing you how to visualize on a map the distance and direction that workers commute between residence and employment locations in your selected area.

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PART 4: How to Create a Destination Analysis to Visualize Jobs and Workforce Data

February 15, 2022

Part 4 - How to Create a Destination Analysis to Visualize Jobs and Workforce Data: Adds the ability to select any area in the country to visualize the home or work destinations of the workers employed or living in the area. For instance, you can see how many people who are employed in a neighborhood, live in that neighborhood, or live in a different neighborhood, city, county, or state.

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PART 5: How to Create an Inflow and Outflow Analysis of your Labor Market

February 22, 2022

Part 5 - How to Create an Inflow and Outflow Analysis of your Labor Market: Shows you how to visualize the inflow and outflow of workers to and from your selection area and the number of workers who live and work in the area. From visualizations such as this one, you may learn that the daytime working population in your area could be 10x bigger than the resident population.

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PART 6: How to Select a Customized Area to Perform an Analysis of Labor Market

March 1, 2022

Part 6 - How to Select a Customized Area to Perform an Analysis of Labor Market: Demonstrates how you can use the area selection tool to customize the area on the map to perform data analysis. For instance, you can use this resource to create an area within a one-mile radius from a point of interest, such as a highway intersection, school, or hospital.

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