Five maps that show stark health disparities in Mecklenburg County
   July 9, 2019
Ely Portillo
Sharp differences in race and income are visible on a map of Mecklenburg County, generally in the familiar “crescent and wedge” pattern many Charlotteans are familiar with.   But differences are also available in other, more unexpected dimensions as well. These five maps illustrate some of the biggest disparities: In people’s health.  Read more

Five maps that show inequality in Charlotte in surprising ways
   May 28, 2019
Ely Portillo
It turns out you can see disparities on the map in Charlotte across way more dimensions than traditional measures like household income.  Read more

Follow the Cross Charlotte Trail across this map
   June 7, 2017

This interactive map takes you on a virtual visit along the proposed Cross Charlotte Trail, with photos, updates on construction, little-known facts and information on plans for the future. Read more

Turkeys? Pecans? Collards? Mapping your Thanksgiving meal
   November 19, 2015

Laura Simmons
Many people know North Carolina is a major turkey producer, No. 2 in the U.S. But did you know it’s tops in sweet potatoes, or that South Carolina is No. 2 for collards? A Carolina atlas for your Thanksgiving meal. Read more

Mapping ‘Latino’ in the Charlotte region
   October 22, 2015

The term “Latino,” like “Hispanic,” covers many different countries and cultures. The UNC Charlotte Urban Institute decided to map the home countries of the Charlotte region region’s foreign-born Latino immigrants. Read more

Mapping the Charlotte region’s international community
   September 8, 2015

Cat Grenfell & Laura Simmons
With a variety of international festivals opening in coming weeks, including the UNC Charlotte International Festival Oct. 17, we map where international populations are found in the region.  Read more

Whose N.C. school bus ride lasts longest? Hint: Look west
   August 19, 2015

As most N.C. public school students head to school for 2015-16, some 13,000 school buses are readying to travel some 180 million miles across the state. How lengthy is the average ride in your school district? How long are the longest rides? The shortest? Our maps tell the story. Read more

Charlotte’s I-485 lures growth, and with growth comes traffic
   July 23, 2015
Mae Israel
When the final leg of I-485 opened in June, motorists cheered its unclogged lanes. But a look at traffic count data for the outerbelt segments that opened 20 years ago in south Mecklenburg indicates that unclogged lanes may be a temporary condition. Read more

Teacher turnover rate for 2013-2014
   June 19, 2015

This week’s EdMap illustrates the teacher turnover rate, by district, for the 2013-14 school year.   Read more

2013-2014 Annual Measurable Objectives by school
   June 16, 2015

This week’s EdMap takes a closer look at the latest Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs) at the school level. Read more