COVID-19 Community Explorer

The MI COVID-19 Community Explorer provides a simple way to explore geographic clusters of communities affected by the pandemic and their socioeconomic, demographic, and health-related features. 
As the US reopens, the crucial question of which communities are less and more likely to experience potential detrimental effects of coronavirus resurgence will require a better understanding of community-wide risk factors.


Community Characteristics of US Counties 

Our interactive map provides a simple but informative way for users to gain necessary insights into what makes communities more vulnerable. 

100 Most Affected Communities 

While communities with a greater elderly, Black, or Hispanic population may be more impacted by COVID-19, the Community Explorer displays additional factors that coexist with race and age. Understanding how underlying socioeconomic variables and demographic information (including race and age) interact may be the key to identifying which communities are most vulnerable to COVID-19.


Key Health and Social Characteristics of the Most and Least Affected Counties 

This table tilts the focus from analyzing all 2,844 counties nationwide to looking at the key health and social characteristics of the 100 most-affected counties and the 500 least affected counties. 


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Data sources and raw data can be found on our GitHub page. For questions and comments: