Congressional District Incumbents by Location; Income & Housing Value

.. examining patterns/characteristics of 114th Congress incumbents and congressional districts … in 2014, the median family income among all 114th Congressional Districts ranged from $27,410 (NY15) to $136,376 (CA33). How do districts of interest compare? How are income and housing value among these districts changing? Use the interactive table in this section to query, view, rank, compare demographic-economic attributes among the 114th Congressional Districts. Where are incumbents located within their district? View incumbent locations and attributes in context patterns/characteristics of congressional districts using GIS tools and data. See details below. See related Web section with interactive ranking table by incumbent with district attributes.

2014 Median Household Income by 114th Congressional District
The following graphic illustrates use of the ACS 2014 data to develop a thematic pattern map of median household income by 114th Congressional District. This graphic makes use of one subject matter item among hundreds of ACS subject matter items tabulated. Click graphic for larger view showing legend and mini profile example.

— view developed using CV XE GIS software and related GIS project.
— see details for information about the data used to develop the above view.
— click graphic for larger view with county overlay.
    … larger view illustrates mini-profile for CD Missouri 04 (see pointer in map).

114th Congressional District Members by Location & Party
— showing incumbents as markers by party
Republicans as blue square markers; Democrats as red circular markers.
114th Congressional Districts with patterns of 2014 median family income.

— view developed using CV XE GIS software and related GIS project.

Hard Line Republicans
Incumbents are shown as hard line republicans (red square markers) and other incumbents (yellow circle markers). Incumbent locations (city-state) were geocoded enabling the view of incumbents by their city-state location. It is easy to see in the map view that there are no Hard Line Republican Incumbents (HLRIs) in California. Click graphic for larger view showing legend and mini profile example.

— view developed using CV XE GIS software and related GIS project.
— see details for information about data used to develop the above view.
— click above graphic for larger view with county overlay.
    … larger view illustrates mini-profile for Houston district (see pointer in map).

See main Congressional Districts page and Analyzing Characteristics of 113th/114th Congressional Districts section.

Join us in a Data Analytics Lab session to explore use of these resources and how to link/analyze these data in context of other data.

About the Author
— Warren Glimpse is former senior Census Bureau statistician responsible for innovative data access and use operations. He is also the former associate director of the U.S. Office of Federal Statistical Policy and Standards for data access and use. He has more than 20 years of experience in the private sector developing data resources and tools for integration and analysis of geographic, demographic, economic and business data.

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