The Wellbeing Index combines data we have, determines what new types of data we need to gather, and integrates in new ways all of the available information. It brings together a variety of data from City measures, an extensive resident survey and social media in six distinct yet connected categories of what research shows drive wellbeing.
Data pulled from the U.S. Census FactFinder and curated for the Wellbeing Project.
Distillation of research into the demographic, survey, social media, and City administrative data sources.
Responses to our survey to see what Santa Monica residents say about themselves on various aspects of life.