California Healthy Places Index
The Healthy Places Index – or HPI as we call it – is a project of the Public Health Alliance of Southern California, which is a coalition of 10 local health departments in Southern California. The HPI map uses indicators of health – economic circumstance, education, and social factors to rank census tracts from highest to lowest in the order of their impact as social drivers of health.
On the HPI map, they are shown in quartiles with dark blue representing Quartile 1 – indicating areas of the highest need on the Healthy Places Map. Light blue would be considered high priority and Quartile Bright green is the Quartile 4 – or the healthiest based on the ranking of health indicators.
Find where you live on the map here:
Demo and Tutorial on how to use the HPI :