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The Charlottesville Regional Equity Atlas is a hub for the regional equity work done in partnership with local civic and community organizations. The data-driven reports and dashboards included in the Equity Atlas document progress toward measures of well-being to advance a more equitable community and help citizens hold decision-makers accountable.

The Charlottesville Regional Equity Atlas includes:

  • Regional Equity Dashboard: A policy tool that combines, visualizes, and makes accessible data about local disparities
  • Regional Climate Equity Dashboard: A visualization tool bringing together social, infrastructure, and climate measures
  • Stepping Stones Report and Supplement: Data on the well-being of children and families in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, along with a supplemental report that presents racially disaggregated data for some of the measures
  • Orange Dot Report 5.0: Report on economic indicators impacting families across the greater Charlottesville region done in collaboration with Network2Work @PVCC
  • Albemarle County Equity Profile: Virginia’s first county-level report of equitable well-being

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Stepping Stones

Trend data for a selection of measures on the well-being of children and families in the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County.
Research Summary

Orange Dot Report

The Orange Dot Report 5.0 represents the continuation of our progress toward a more fully and equitable thriving region.
Research Summary

Albemarle County Equity Profile

The Albemarle County Equity Profile analyzes various conditions across demographic groups and geographic areas that contribute to well-being.
Research Summary

Charlottesville's Frontline Workers

Adapting work by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, we used public use microdata to represent the frontline and essential workers based on categories of workers identified in collaboration with community partners and generated a local analysis for our region.
Research Summary

COVID-19 Shelter in Place Burden

Emphasizing the structures that make social distancing and staying at home easier or more challenging, we created a score based on population density; crowded housing conditions; access to private transportation, broadband, and food; and the presence of children in the absence…



Lee LeBoeuf

Community Data Fellow, Democratization of Data