Socioeconomic Data for the Permian Basin

This dataset was compiled to support socioeconomic analyses of counties in the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico for the Permian Energy Development Lab (PEDL). The metrics in the dataset are organized into four categories: Socioeconomics, Health & Wellbeing, Jobs & Workforce, and Energy Infrastructure & Potential. The metrics originated from previously published datasets, including SLOPE, LEAD, Rural Atlas, EJScreen, and Census data.
1 Data Resource
Name Size Type Resource Description History
Permian_SES_Metadata_5.9.24.xlsx 358.98 KB Data The first sheet in the workbook contains the name, description, source, and year for each metric in the dataset. The second sheet contains data for the 66 Permian counties in PEDL's region of service. The third sheet contains data for all counties in Texas and New Mexico.
Author Information
Liz Ross, Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis, ORCID iD: 0000-0002-4359-4879
Cite This Dataset
Ross, Liz. 2024. "Socioeconomic Data for the Permian Basin." NREL Data Catalog. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Last updated: May 28, 2024.
About This Dataset
Funding Organization
Work for Others (SPP, WFO)
Research Areas
Buildings Efficiency
Energy Analysis
Solar Power
Water Power
Wind Energy
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