Did you know that the mean travel time to work for folks in Kane County is 29.3 minutes? Or that almost 5 percent of workers in ZIP code 60134 (Geneva) commute to work by public transportation, which is the highest percentage in Kane County?
You can find all of that information and more on Kane County Health Department‘s new website Kane Health Counts, which serves as a storehouse of health data, demographic information, best practices and reports that provide an unbiased look at life in Kane County.
If you look to the right of this article on KaneCountyConnects.com, you’ll see an image of the Kane Health Counts homepage. Just click on that, and you can start exploring data instantly.
This website provides information that allows viewers to see how Kane County stacks up in such topics as health, transportation, economics, housing and more. It makes it easier to find information that is typically housed on different websites or not available without a subscription. Certain indicators are measured at the ZIP Code and census tract level, allowing for municipalities to quickly see what is happening in their communities.
The resource is awesome for students, faculty, health-care professionals, public libraries, city planners and more to find all kinds of data about Kane County.
Visit www.kanehealthcounts.org/ to see all it has to offer.