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Data Driven Detroit (D3) provides accessible, high-quality information and analysis to drive decision-making that strengthens communities in Southeast Michigan.

The New Year is Here! Watch Out Cause You May Lose More Than Your Sobriety

Happy New Year to all of you. Just be Careful!

How many times have we heard stories about the dangers of New Years Eve drinking? While I have never understood the whole New Years Eve “thing,” I recognize that many view it as an opportunity to “forget the negatives of the past year and [Read on...]

The Results Are In – Michigan Is Down One Again

The Census Bureau released the first results from the 2010 Census – Total population counts for the Nation and each of the States. This release enables us to know what the distribution of Congressional representation will be for the 2012 election. All predictions had Michigan losing one seat in Congress, and that was how [Read on...]

D3 Maps its way around the world

Data and Mapping” page on our website continues to drive the most traffic. In fact, our maps have been used everywhere from Detroit Mayor Dave Bing’s community meetings on reinventing the city, to community meetings in Inkster about the location of social services.

Soon, Israeli high-schoolers will be studying D3's maps.

It’s always [Read on...]

Your Facebook status could increase your insurance premiums

By now you know that colleges, universities and potential employers scour the social networks before making admission or employment decisions. But I’ll be you never guessed that what you post on Facebook could affect your insurance premiums!

According to the Wall Street Journal, “Insurers have long used blood and urine tests to assess people’s health—a [Read on...]