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V-START: County Comparisons

The County Comparisons dashboard allows users to simultaneously compare three counties of interest across multiple variables, including veteran population, unemployment, and socioeconomic status. Visualizations in this dashboard help users understand veteran conditions in the selected locations, and facilitates the identification of counties in greatest need of support based on factors that are important to the user.

* This page is best viewed on a laptop or desktop computer.

Test Your Skills:

Below are sample questions V-START can help answer – see if you can answer them!

  1. Which county among Merced County, San Bernardino County and San Francisco County in California has the highest adult veteran population? What percentage of the adult population is veteran in that county? Answer // Hint
  2. Which age range has the highest veteran population percentage among Merced County, San Bernardino County and San Francisco County counties in California?  Answer // Hint
  3. Which county among Merced County, San Bernardino County and San Francisco County in California has the lowest median income?  Answer // Hint

For any questions or comments on the tool’s functionality, please email ivmfresearch@syr.edu.