Tag Archives: colorado

Rent Prices and TrelliscopeJS

Rent Prices are Soaring in Most of Colorado

Call it gentrification, supply-and-demand, call it whatever you’d like… the fact is, rent prices have gone up in Colorado in the last decade. Chip Oglesby – GitHub – did a nice analysis on the data provided by colorado.gov.

Chip’s analysis can be seen here.

His analysis states, “Efficiency apartments in Fort Collins/Loveland saw the largest increase in rent between 1996 and 2015. During this 19 year period, rent rose 226.5% from $239.26 to $781.18.”

One of his charts for median prices for Fort Collins/Loveland is very telling:

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City of Fort Collins Spending Analysis

Stoltzmaniac is going local in today’s blog post! I dug into the City of Fort Collins open data and published my findings below.

The data was surprisingly clean and laid out in JSON format on Amazon S3. This post shows my exploration of the data along with some observations. Continue reading

Crime Analysis – Denver-Part 3

Marijuana, Alcohol, and Other Drugs


Continuing our Exploration of the Data
After identifying the sources of crime growth, it’s time to investigate specific crime rates. This blog post addresses drug and alcohol crimes in Denver over the past few years.

This is a very simplistic view because it will only focus on trend data, which never tells the whole story. Continue reading

Crime Analysis – Denver-Part 2

Getting More Granular

Where we’re going
In having noticed the crime rates heading up over the last few years, taking a better look seemed more important. I want to first look at “CRIME” before looking into “TRAFFIC” in the data set. It sounds more interesting and I hope the results don’t keep me up at night. Continue reading

Crime Analysis – Denver-Part 1

Project Background

As we all know, Colorado is considered one of the scariest places on earth. Denver, CO has had an enormous influx of people over the last decade and it is still ramping up.

So why did I pick Denver?

That’s simple, I have lived in Colorado for the majority of my life and want to know more about my capital city. Continue reading