Topics in the NIP, 2020 Edition
The NIP annually measures 56 variables organized within seven topics:
- People and Place
- Public Safety
- City of Madison
- Plan Districts
- Neighborhood Associations
For more information about neighborhood associations in Madison, please see the City of Madison Neighborhoods page.
Who Can Use the NIP?
The NIP can be used by anyone, including community-based organizations, non-profits, educational institutions, the business community, and governmental officials and staff.
Example Uses for the NIP
- writing grants
- comparing neighborhood wellness by specific indicators
- comparing neighborhood changes over time
- helping neighborhood organizations build capacity
The current roster of indicators was developed with guidance from City and community leaders. Input from users continues to help us to refine and improve the data and tools. The NIP coordinators welcome your feedback! Please use our feedback form or contact us directly.
Sensitive data items have been suppressed for some geographic areas to prevent disclosure of personally identifiable information.
NIP data sets are provided by the UW Applied Population Laboratory (APL) for informational purposes. The Applied Population Laboratory expressly disclaims the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any data and shall not be liable for any errors, omissions or other defects in, delays or interruptions in such data, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Neither the APL nor any of its data providers will be liable for any damages relating to use of the data provided herein.