Open Data Center - Data Visualization
Visualizing data — making it available in a visual format such as a chart, graph or map — can often help you approach the facts from a new perspective. This technology may also allow for advanced functionality such as geographic overlays of data. Browse the listings on this page to find data visualization tools created by Texas CPA.
As part of our Texas It’s Your Money series of reports, there are map tools to help you find out where your property and sales tax money goes, and how much debt local governments, special purpose districts and educational institutions have amassed in your area.
The Comptroller's office is leading the Financial Allocation Study for Texas (FAST) to examine how Texas school districts and campuses spend their money — and how this spending translates into student achievement. The study is intended to identify cost-effective practices that promote academic progress. In addition to presenting the FAST study findings, this website also allows you to run your own custom reports on school district finances and results.
This interactive map displays Recovery Act activity in Texas counties as reported by recipients. Funding is allocated across eleven categories: Contracts, education, energy, environment, health and human services, housing and community development, labor, public safety, research, transportation, and other.
This series of charts, updated weekly, details statewide economic indicators including the consumer price index, the consumer confidence index, the unemployment rate, nonfarm employment, retail sales tax collections, home sales, housing permits, industrial production, mortgage foreclosures and leading economic indicators.