Comparing Groups: Zoning Clearances

  For this week’s exploration, I thought it would be interesting to dig into whether there are significant differences in necessity and luxury scores and neighborhoods or sub-districts type (e.g., residential vs. industrial). Based on previous explorations, there seemed to be a correlation, so it would be interesting to do a formal test. First, I … More Comparing Groups: Zoning Clearances

Testing the relationship between the total assessed property of Beacon Hill to the rest of Boston using 2016 Tax Assessor Data

The Boston neighborhood of Beacon Hill is often regarded as one of the most expensive neighborhoods to live in the entire city. Being nostalgic of “Old-time Boston,” is this because property yields a higher assessed value? With 2016 Tax Assessor Data and Rstudio at our disposal, we can perform a t-test to compare the mean … More Testing the relationship between the total assessed property of Beacon Hill to the rest of Boston using 2016 Tax Assessor Data

Recession Impact by Income Categories

Throughout the semester, I’ve been working to expand my understanding of how the recession and subsequent recovery periods have impacted Boston’s neighborhoods. This week, my focus is on exploring the relationship between a given Census Tract’s average median household income and its performance (based on % change in assessed value) during both the recession (2007-2011) … More Recession Impact by Income Categories

Comparing Groups

Valid days for Local Business? According to my calculation I did before, the average day of business license in Boston was 1.6-year, which is 545 days. Based on this estimated value, I conducted the T-test in order to see there is difference between mean of local business license validation and the estimated value. One Sample … More Comparing Groups

Correlations and Regressions: Comparing Mixed Use Zoning with Properties and Income

Further exploring the mixed use ecometric that I have been developing over the previous weeks, I will now be comparing the neighborhood mixed use scores to income and home value data from the American Community Survey Census. To get a sense of this new dataset, the census data measures down to the census block group … More Correlations and Regressions: Comparing Mixed Use Zoning with Properties and Income

Multi linear Regression Analysis among Local Sense Lab data set

Introduction The idea is to see if it is possible to explain the level of Carbon Monoxide by some of the available variables in the Local Sense Lab Dataset. The hypothesis is to examine if the temperature and the humidity can affect the level of CO. The CO is generated by fuel based combustion for … More Multi linear Regression Analysis among Local Sense Lab data set

Correlations and Regressions: Who has the most privileged access to alcohol outlets?

According to my exploratory plot on Week 6, it seems that median income and sex ratio has some kind of correlation with the number of liquor licenses per.k metric. I do expect rich neighborhoods to have more alcohol outlets, especially the on-premise ones we are looking at. Because these areas normally have more thriving business … More Correlations and Regressions: Who has the most privileged access to alcohol outlets?