Indicator_Income Distribution

Social Justice / Income Distribution   Income Distribution   The way that incomes are distributed can vary from community to community. One common way that the distribution of income in a community is measured is the Gini index. The Gini index is measured from zero to...

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 earnings...

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 the...

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 household...

Indicator_Income Insufficiency

Economy / Income Insufficiency   Income Insufficiency   Income insufficiency is a measure of financial hardship that compares family income to estimated family expenses. While poverty rates are widely used as a measure of financial hardship, there is some evidence...