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created Apr 6 2017

updated Apr 7 2017

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This dataset is intended to show selected demographics of residents in poverty in Forsyth County and peer communities. This dataset includes race/ethnicity, partcularily: African American, Hispanic/Latino, and White, non-Hispanic. The percentages were calculated using the total of the respective category. For example, an estimated 13% of African American, Forsyth County residents are living in areas of concentrated poverty.

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U.S. Department of Commerce United States Census Bureau. (2016). Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months [Table S1701]. ACS 5-Year Estimates 2011-2015. [Data files]. Retrieved from http://factfinder.census.gov
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U.S. Department of Commerce United States Census Bureau. (2016). Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months by Sex by Age [Table B17001]. ACS 5-Year Estimates 2006-2010. [Data files]. Retrieved from http://factfinder.census.gov
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https://factfinder.census.gov
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Low Levels of Poverty: Population living in areas with less than 20% of population living below poverty threshold
Data Dictionary Term 2
High Levels of Poverty: Population living in areas with greater than 20% of population living below poverty threshold
Data Dictionary Term 3
Concentrated Poverty: Population living in areas with greater than 40% of population living below poverty threshold
Forsyth Futures Data 101:
https://www.forsythfutures.org/stories/s/hvj2-yh4x/
Forsyth Futures Data Dictionary:
https://www.forsythfutures.org/stories/s/rkpu-82ek/
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