Poverty Study_Industry

Industry Employment income is a critical factor in a family’s income and its poverty status. Wages can vary greatly between job types, and it can be useful in understanding poverty to understand what kinds of jobs are most likely to provide enough income for workers...

Poverty Study_Poverty Overview

Poverty Overview   Poverty is a complex social concept that can be understood in a variety of ways. This report uses the U.S. Census Bureau’s Official Poverty Measure to study poverty in Forsyth County. According to the official poverty measure, an average family...

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...