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SOC 132: Social Stratification

1: Physical Environment

Begin your search with these sources:

Once you have explored these resources, try searching Google for additional statistics.  Some topics you might try searching for include:

  • Land use (such as access to parks, natural areas, and trails)
  • Foreclosures, evictions, and code enforcement actions
  • Brainstorm other topics that might indicate aspects of the physical environment

2: Demographics & Health

Begin your search with these sources:

Once you have explored these resources, try searching Google for additional statistics.  Some topics you might try searching for include:

  • Gentrification
  • Specific health issues or diseases
  • Specific health and wellness topics (such as physical activity)

3: Housing

Begin your search with these sourcees:

Once you have explored these resources, try searching Google for additional statistics.  Some topics you might try searching for include:

  • Affordability
  • Public/subsidized housing
  • Foreclosures

4: Income & Poverty

Begin your search with these sources:

Once you have explored these resources, try searching Google for additional statistics.  Some topics you might try searching for include:

  • Employment/unemployment
  • Public assistance
  • Free/reduced lunch

5: Community Resources & Transportation

Begin your search with these sources:

Once you have explored these resources, try searching Google for additional statistics.  Some topics you might try searching for are:

  • Transportation options
  • Grocery stores
  • Nonprofits
  • Health Centers

6: Safety

Begin your search with these resources:

Once you have explored these resources, thy search Google for additional statistics.  Some topics you might try searching for include:

  • Crime reports
  • Safety
  • Emergency (911) calls

7: Early Childhood/Parenting

Begin your search with these sources:

Once you have explored these resources, try searching Google for additional statistics.  Some topics you might try searching for include:

  • Subsidized child care
  • Child care licenses
  • Child welfare records
  • Out-of-school time

8: Education

Begin your search with these resources:

Once you have explored these resources, try searching Google for additional statistics.  Some topics you might try searching for include:

  • School readiness
  • Academic achievement
  • College completion

9: Employment

Begin your search with these resources:

Once you have explored these resources, try searching Google for additional statistics.  Some topics you might try searching for include:

  • Employment
  • Unemployment claims
  • Underemployment
  • Wages