This request was to analyze the demographics of Manhattan community board members. Community board members are selected to represent their districts and work for their community. Analyzing community board member demographics gives people an opportunity to better understand and know the members and also faithfully represent the district in terms of race, ethnicity, age, gender, educational attainment, and other such aspects.
Data sources: American Community Survey and MBPO.
Uses: For Manhattan Borough President Office to better understand the applicants and to select representative community board members.
Impact: To help select members who better represent their districts and community.
Level: 2 – Involved data literacy, no coding involved
Hours Worked: 50
Number of Personnel: 6