2018 Forsyth County Key Measures Reference Report

2018 Forsyth County Key Measures Reference Report Abstract: Forsyth Futures produced this compendium to serve as a compilation of commonly-requested, community-specific, reference information to aid informed public consideration and grant-writing activities in Forsyth...

Indicator_Income Distribution

Social Justice / Income Distribution   Income Distribution   The way that incomes are distributed can vary from community to community. Higher levels of income inequality are associated with a variety of negative community outcomes including: poor health,...

Indicator_Gender Equity in Pay

Social Justice / Gender Equity in Pay   Gender Equity in Pay   Gender equity in pay refers to the balance of median income earnings between men and women, and is measured using the ratio of female to male income. This particular indicator looks at the median...

Indicator_Poverty

Economy / Poverty   Poverty   In practical terms, poverty indicates insufficient financial resources needed to pay for basic needs such as food, housing, and health care.1 The poverty rate measures the percentage of residents in families with incomes below...

Indicator_Median Household Income

Economy / Median Household Income   Median Household Income   Access to adequate financial resources is necessary for economic self-sufficiency; median household income is an indicator of the financial resources available to middle-income households. Median...