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A Comparative Analysis of Median Household Income and Access to Outdoor Public Recreational Spaces in Western Massachusetts.

Our research utilizes existing data and ArcGIS to find a correlation between median household income and access to free outdoor recreational greenspaces in Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin counties. We hypothesize that there will be a positive correlation between income and access to outdoor recreation.

Lauren Carpenter '22, Margaret Leahy '23, Andrew Tibbetts '22
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