The Information Services Department (ISD) along with the County Managers Office have been working to create the county’s first Community Vulnerability Index. Using census-track data, the county has pinpointed — often down to the neighborhood — exactly where the most at-risk people reside. The San Mateo Daily Journal published an article describing the effort to measure challenges in the most vulnerable communities and to use data to target solutions.

See the full article here: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2017-01-17/county-seeks-out-most-vulnerable/1776425174420.html