Get the Data

Below are the aggregate data used in the Eviction Tracking System. We hope that you find new and productive ways to make use of them. When you do so, please cite as follows:

Peter Hepburn, Renee Louis, and Matthew Desmond. Eviction Tracking System: Version 1.0. Princeton: Princeton University, 2020.www.evictionlab.org.

Scroll below the data table to find code samples for using the data in your own applications. Please submit additional examples!

  1. Boston eviction filing data has a disproportionate number of sealed/missing-tract cases in recent months. Values of filings by tract in Boston may be underestimates as a result.
Site Baseline Years Smallest Geography Data File
All Cities - Census Tract / ZIP Code Download CSV
All States - Census Tract Download CSV
Austin 2014-2019 ZIP Code Download CSV
Boston 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 Census Tract Download CSV
Bridgeport 2017-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Charleston 2016-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Cincinnati 2012-2016 Census Tract Download CSV
Cleveland 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 Census Tract Download CSV
Columbus 2012, 2013, 2015 Census Tract Download CSV
Connecticut 2017-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Dallas 2017-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Delaware 2016-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Fort Worth 2016-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Gainesville 2017-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Greenville 2016-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Hartford 2017-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Houston 2012-2015 Census Tract Download CSV
Indiana 2016-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Indianapolis 2016-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Jacksonville 2012-2016 Census Tract Download CSV
Kansas City 2012-2015 Census Tract Download CSV
Memphis 2016-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Milwaukee 2012-2016 Census Tract Download CSV
Minneapolis-Saint Paul 2012-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Minnesota 2012-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Missouri 2012-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
New York 2016-2018 ZIP Code Download CSV
Philadelphia 2016-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Phoenix 2015-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Pittsburgh 2012-2019 ZIP Code Download CSV
Richmond 2016 ZIP Code Download CSV
South Bend 2016-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
St Louis 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 Census Tract Download CSV
Tampa 2016-2019 Census Tract Download CSV
Wilmington 2016-2019 Census Tract Download CSV

Sample code:

# Sample R code to plot weekly filings
# For Milwaukee until week 24 (06/13/2020)

# library(dplyr)
# library(tidyr)
# library(ggplot2)

mke_tract_week_2020 %>%   
  group_by(week, week_date) %>% 
  summarize(filings_2020 = sum(filings_2020),
            filings_avg = sum(filings_avg, na.rm = T)) %>%
  pivot_longer(cols = filings_2020:filings_avg,
               names_to = "year",
               values_to = "filings",
               names_prefix = "filings_") %>% 
  mutate(year = recode(year,
                       avg = "2012-2016")) %>% 
  ggplot(aes(x = week,
             y = filings)) +
  geom_line(aes(color = year)) +
  labs(title = "Milwaukee Weekly Eviction Filings")

Last Updated: June 16, 2020