Newsletter: July 2017

Our latest research on proposed budget cuts to county payments, identifying populations at risk, comparing socioeconomic trends in Gunnison County, Colorado to adjacent counties, and rural economic development in Lincoln, Montana.

Research Update: July 2017

countypaymentsPresident’s Budget Proposal Cuts County Payments
The President’s budget proposal cuts federal county payments. Our new analysis and interactive map show the impact for every county in the nation.

PARIdentify Populations at Risk
Use our improved Populations at Risk tool to easily create reports about populations more likely to experience adverse social, health, or economic outcomes. Compare or aggregate locations ranging from census tracts to states.

GunnisonCountyComparing Trends and Prosperity in Gunnison County, Colorado
Explore socioeconomic trends in Gunnison County and compare them with five nearby counties and the state of Colorado. Headwaters Economics creates tools like this to help local officials, business leaders, and others measure economic development efforts.

Hooper Park Pavilion, Lincoln, MontanaEconomic Development in Lincoln, Montana
Many rural western towns face economic uncertainty. This report—informed by interviews and public meetings with residents—compares Lincoln to peer communities and outlines local economic development options that build on the town’s strengths.