Descriptive Statistics Of A Distribution Of Job Accessibility And Mixed Land Use

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Table 1 presents the descriptive statistics of variables used in this study. Based on the ACS 2009-2013, the median housing price and median rent in Chicago metropolitan area are $266,371 and $912, respectively. The average value of job accessibility and mixed land use are 1.01 and 2.57, respectively. Figure 3 presents a Kernel distribution of job accessibility and mixed land use, which shows that they have different distributions. Average room is 2.64 and average year built is 61. Average housing cost is $1,368. Average age and average household size is 36 and 2.66, respectively. The proportions of black and Hispanic are about 20%. Average residential density is 7.25 (housing/mile2), and the proportion of single housing is about 50%. The average distance to nearest park is 0.38mile, and the average vacancy rate is 10%. As discussed above, our unit of analysis is census tract, and 2,014 census tracts are used in this study. Figure 3. Density of Job Accessibility Index and Mixed Land Use Figure 4 presents the spatial distribution of job accessibility measured based on the equation (9) and mixed land use measured based on the equation (11). Job accessibility decreases as distance from the CBD increases, but interestingly job accessibility in the northern part from the CBD is high. Although many reasons may affect this spatial distribution of job accessibility, this can be simply explained that job supply is higher than job demand. This pattern of job accessibility seems

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