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Transportation Health Impact Assessment Toolkit

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The Healthy Community Design Initiative, also known as the Built Environment and Health Initiative, is no longer a funded program and the information on this website is not being reviewed and updated on a regular basis.


Study Area Population Profile

Such a profile identifies the affected population and the members of the population most vulnerable to the project plan. Vulnerable populations include the following residents:

  • Those with low-economic status
  • Children
  • Older adults
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Renters
  • Households without automobiles

Indicator National Database Local Resource
Educational Attainment
Employment status
Median Household Income
Percent Below the Poverty Level
Vehicles Available (rate of households without automobiles)
Housing Tenure (renter-occupied)
U.S Census Bureau, American Fact Finder

Instructions: When using the census you can search by topics, geographies, population groups, or industry codes. Search for “Demographic Profile Data” for the desired geographic area.

For data points, contact the local or regional planning agency for projections of change in population, job availability, and/or housing upon project completion.

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  • Page last reviewed: October 19, 2011 (archived document)
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