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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.

National Network Spotlight

My favorite time of the season! Halloween? Sure, it’s fun, and I’m looking forward to Friday, but how much data can we squeeze out of that day? I’m just returning from my hands down favorite event in the fall – the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) meeting.

For those who haven’t heard me rave [Read on...]

ANOTHER FINE MESS: Mass Confusion on Literacy Rates in Detroit

By Danny Devries, Data Analyst & Louis Bach, Communications

It seems that if you spend enough time in Detroit, someone will, sooner or later, tell you that half of the city’s population is illiterate. It happened to us most recently on the December 1st episode of the Craig Fahle show when a caller rang in [Read on...]

Detroit ranks 17th, Not First, in Crime

OR Ten Reasons Not to Trust Top Ten Lists

 

By Data Driven Detroit Staff

Data Driven Detroit’s mission is to provide up-to-date, objective information to inform better decisions. Often that information is negative and our first inclination is to run away from it. Accurate information is purely information that, whether negative or positive, [Read on...]