︎︎︎ Land-Use Survey of Dutchess County, New York


Self-directed capstone project in support of the successful completion of a comprehensive Geographic Information Systems undergraduate class.

This project explores the connection between certain land use types and an increase in median household income grouped by census tract. Using Geographic Information Systems software, income and land use data were compared and analyzed.

These maps and additional research products were combined in graphic design software to produce a comprehensive presentation poster.

Presentation Poster ︎

Data trends indicate a positive correlation between a majority Agricultural land use and increased income. However, whether or not this correlation reflects an actual causal relationship between increased agricultural land use and higher median income levels can only be determined by further study.
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