Disadvantaged Communities Assessment

This initial effort provides a snapshot of disadvantaged community indicators, including: the composite score from CalEnviroScreen 2.0, the nineteen individual indicators and scores from CalEnviroScreen 2.0, Free or Reduced Price Meals (at local schools), Median Household Income (by census tracts) , and Minority Status (of census blocks).  These indicators were selected for initial development based on their relatability to the Active Transportation Program grant requirements to define disadvantaged communities within the region. 

SLOCOG’s FY 15/16 Overall Work Program includes a task to further define Disadvantaged Communities with additional.  Additionally, to satisfy new state and federal performance reporting requirements and to track progress toward meeting federal, state, and local goals, an extensive effort is included in the FY 15/16 OWP for staff to collect and distribute a broader list of community indicators and to better measure our investments in the transportation system.  

Please note, more indicators will be added in 2015. This page will also be undergoing reconstruction for improved organization of the data and map files.

Please read this disclaimer:  While every effort has been made to ensure that this data is accurate and reliable, SLOCOG does not assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. SLOCOG  makes no warranty, express or implied, that this data is accurate and reliable, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. Users must assume responsibility to determine the appropriate use of these data.  SLOCOG provides this data to you for your exclusive use. This data may not be given away, sold or otherwise distributed to any third party without express written permission from SLOCOG.

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