Profile Picture Megan Grigg

created Apr 10 2017

updated Apr 12 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 two separate population types: total population and impoverished (poor) population. The percentages were calculated using the total of the respective category.

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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
Data Dictionary Term 4
Impoverished Population: The population that is living below the federal 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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