Census Data

1 What percent of county residents live in poverty?
7.0%
2 What percent of state residents live in poverty?
12.0%
a On the top right, click on ‘Browse data sets for County.’
b Click on Social Characteristics.
1. What percent of county residents have at least a bachelor’s degree?
28.3%

2. What percent of homes speak a language other than English?
26.3
c. Click on Economic Characteristics.
1. What’s the unemployment rate in your county?
63.6%
2. What’s the average commute for workers?
26.5 minutes
3. For workers 16 years and older, what percent work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.
0.5%
4. What percent of household earn less than $15,000?
10%
5. What percent of households received food stamps?
11.4%
6. What’s the median earning for a male? For a female?

http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

1 On the right side of the page, conduct an Address Search for your neighborhood.
a List one demographic characteristics of your neighborhood
Income: Over $500,000
b Do the same for your home address. List one difference between the addresses (based on Census data)
White: 69.8 %
Asian: 14.7%
http://www.census.gov/did/www/saipe/data/maps/index.html?reload
Use this interactive map to find the state with the highest poverty level.
Alabama at 18.9%
In Washington, which county has the highest poverty level for all ages?
What about for children (under 18)?
Now search by elementary school district in Washington state — which three districts have the highest levels of poverty?

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