Baltimore area 2018 population by demographic characteristics analysis
The following raw data files were downloaded from the U.S. Census Bureau and pre-proccessed in "processing" notebook
01_processing.ipynb prior to analysis:
For the 2010-18 period (all counties downloaded)
For the 2000-10 period (only Maryland counties downloaded)
For the 1990-99 period (all counties downloaded)
Baltimore Sun analysis
The Baltimore Sun conducted an analysis of county-level population estimates by age, sex and race/ethnicity analysis for a story published June 19, 2019 titled "Baltimore's white population swells with millennials, resembling D.C., Brooklyn".
The Sun's findings and analysis are available in the "analysis" notebook in this repository:
02_analysis.ipynb. The pre-processing code is in the "processing" notebook in this repository:
The raw datasets are saved in the
input folder. The cleaned files are saved in the
output folder. Note that these files are compressed as
output/outputdata.zip and will need to be unzipped prior to analysis.
There are many angles to explore with this data, beyond just the ones we looked into for our story.
You can also fork a copy of this repo to your own account.