HE Data Visualizations
Fresh looks at our research via interactive maps and charts, infographics, and dynamic tools.
These intreractive maps show how federal land payments are distributed to counties and states. The Payments History maps show current payments, recent trends, and payments as a percent of county budgets. The Policy Options map projects the change in these payments if SRS is not reauthorized.
Explore the four county types and their migration and natural population change (births and deaths).
Assess the trends and performance of four key economic indicators in communities adjacent to national monuments: population, employment, personal income, and per capita income.
Explore and Download National Forest Cut & Sold Report Statistics
Explore and Download National Forest Gross Receipts Statistics
Economic Impacts of Visitation and Expenditures
Among western counties, non-labor income makes up 41 percent of total personal income and is growing, representing 60 percent of net personal income growth in the last decade. Comprised of three main types—investments, age related, and hardship payments— non-labor income is affected by the stock market, retiring Baby Boomers, and changes to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.
Across the West, non-labor income is a large and growing source of personal income. This sortable county-level interactive allows users to review the importance of three largest sources of non-labor income: investments, age related, and hardship payments.
Explore socioeconomic and land use trends in the western eleven states.
This interactive website was created to help inform conservation goals and actions with knowledge of the geography and people in this unique region.
Fighting wildfires costs have averaged more than $3 billion per year, and home protection contributes substantially to this amount. The majority of the WUI in the West is currently undeveloped, but building on these lands will significantly drive up costs.
New Study, Interactive Map Show the Amount of Per Capita Income (PCI) Explained by Protected Land
Map-Based Navigation of Employment, Income, and Industry Charts for the Eleven Western States
Warmer air and lake temperatures and changing precipitation patterns will affect the timber industry, tourism opportunities, and demands on the health care services.
Measuring Total Rig Weeks and Changes in Rig Weeks by County
How Will County Payments Change if Future Payments Equal 60 Percent of Average Annual Gross Receipts Over the Period 1980-2000?
How Will Payments to County Governments Change if SRS Declines and PILT is Fully Funded?
Comparison of “Commodity-Only” Revenue Sharing Payments to “Commodity-Plus” Revenue Sharing Payments
Reforming The Presidents Proposal to Pay More to Counties with Greater Economic Need
Counties Return to Commodity Payments in 2 to 5 Years