How do Coachella Valley Business Sectors Rank by Total Employees?

By |2024-07-09T19:44:44-07:00July 9th, 2024|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , , , , , |

Last time we looked at valley business sector rankings by total number of businesses. Now we change the focus to employment. How do valley business sectors (by NAICS code) rank if we look at their total employment? You will see that the rankings change quite substantially. This table ranks Coachella Valley business sectors from 1 [...]

Number of Businesses – Proportions in the Coachella Valley

By |2024-06-25T21:38:19-07:00June 25th, 2024|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , , , |

As we prepare for our annual Economic Summit this November, we are starting to dig through lots of interesting demographic, economic, and business data. Today we present data about the total number of businesses by sector categorized by the federal government's North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Over the next few weeks, we will preview [...]

Our Feelings about the Economy

By |2024-06-13T11:04:06-07:00June 12th, 2024|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , , , , , |

As stated in my bio, I do listen to many, many podcasts. One of my favorites is the New York Time's Ezra Klein Show. His latest episode was "The Economic Theory That Explains Why Americans Are So Mad." He states that on a personal level, many Americans say they're doing ok. The stock market is [...]

A jumble of jurisdiction boundaries in the Coachella Valley – Democracy at work

By |2024-05-30T14:16:27-07:00May 29th, 2024|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , |

In case you haven't noticed, it is a pivotal election year. Whether we like it or not, this is our democracy in progress. While the nation is fixated on the national race I'm reminded of the common axiom "all politics is local." Local concerns motivate most voters - is my city safe, can I afford [...]

Households and Housing Affordability in the Coachella Valley

By |2024-05-15T23:49:21-07:00May 15th, 2024|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We're back to another interactive map for today's Data Digest. Like the previous Household Income Comparisons map, this map allows you to explore 5 different map layers. These layers follow a theme of average household and family size in the valley and housing affordability for the typical family. Several of the map layers are symbolized [...]

Who has a High School Diploma, or higher, in the Coachella Valley?

By |2024-05-06T18:03:33-07:00May 1st, 2024|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , , , |

Several of CVEP's team members often work remotely. I really like the people I work with, and sometimes I miss our all-hands impromptu discussions around the copier. Often, a topic would come up, or a question, and I would run to my office and quickly produce a map or chart to further our discussion. Now [...]

Dining Out in the Coachella Valley – Fast Food or Fine Dining?

By |2024-04-16T19:08:20-07:00April 16th, 2024|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , , , , |

We don't want to get too esoteric or specialized for most Data Digests. There are no maps about the average consumption of organic hotdogs per household here (although we would be happy to share the data if you're interested). Still, Geographic Information Systems modeling techniques offer a dizzying array of data aggregated to usefully small [...]

Climate Resiliency in the Coachella Valley

By |2024-04-02T20:04:23-07:00April 2nd, 2024|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , |

Inevitably, CVEP has seen its fair share of climate change conversations. But despite differences of opinions or passions, discussions often turn to "what should we do about potential consequences?" A word repeated often is resilience. How do we create a more resilient valley? Hurricane Hilary reminded us that unexpected challenges will occur. How can we [...]

Broadband Internet Access in the Coachella Valley

By |2024-03-25T10:54:35-07:00March 19th, 2024|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , , , , |

We had so much fun creating interactive content for the last Data Digest that we decided to do it again. Today we present an interactive map showing broadband internet availability in the Coachella Valley. CVEP has long championed high-speed internet availability as a crucial component of attracting and retaining businesses in the valley. Remote-work households [...]

Check out our first Interactive Web Map – Annual Household Income Comparisons for the Coachella Valley

By |2024-03-05T16:10:02-08:00March 5th, 2024|Categories: Data Digest, Economic Development|Tags: , , , , , |

For today's Data Digest, we are shaking things up a bit. Prepare to get interactive! Instead of a static map and commentary, today we present to you an interactive web map application. This web map allows you to investigate household income statistics at the Census Block Group level. Click here to explore today's map more [...]

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