Data-informed community decision-making is one of four initiatives established by BE NKY Growth Partnership as part of our Build + Elevate NKY Investor Campaign, which has raised more than $4.6 million, surpassing our $4.5 million goal.

In late 2022, we launched the Northern Kentucky Atlas, a community-accessible data visualization tool with close to 200 unique data variables on a wide-ranging set of topics for Boone, Kenton, and Campbell counties. We launched the atlas to help assess the economic, health, and education outcomes of our region.

BE NKY is focusing on four major topics: population/labor force growth, early childhood development/third grade reading, housing affordability, and access to transportation.

Read more from this LINK nky article by BE NKY Research Director David McAleese: