"Essential" Workers Map of Chicago

Description: This map compares the percentage of the adult labor force in each Chicago community area that is composed of "essential" workers. "Essential" workers fall into the following Census occupation subcategories: "Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations," "Healthcare support occupations," "Protective service occupations," and "Food preparation and serving related occupations."

Interactive Map: See an interactive version of the map here.

Data: The map sources data from the US Census's 2018 American Community Survey (5-year sample) Table S2402. Community area boundaries were downloaded from the City of Chicago Data Portal.

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Chicago, IL

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