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Description:

Percent of population 65 and older living below poverty line; Poverty among the elderly gives insight to the quality of life enjoyed by older residents.


Source/Citation:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2014).Percent of Elderly Living in Poverty 2007 - 2011. Retrieved Nov 23, 2014 from PHACS database. Available from American Community Survey estimates, United States Census Bureau database.



County Value Table More Information:
CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas314.4%
Ashley312.2%
Baxter29.7%
Benton16.4%
Boone312.4%
Bradley314%
Calhoun314.4%
Carroll19.2%
Chicot521.8%
Clark314.4%
Clay313.2%
Cleburne210.2%
Cleveland210.4%
Columbia414.9%
Conway415.1%
Craighead210.3%
Crawford210.3%
Crittenden314.4%
Cross519.8%
Dallas518.9%
Desha521.3%
Drew314.3%
Faulkner17.4%
Franklin211.1%
Fulton415%
Garland19.1%
Grant18.9%
Greene211%
Hempstead18.8%
Hot Spring18.2%
Howard415.5%
Independence312.5%
Izard211.4%
Jackson416.6%
Jefferson313.4%
Johnson312.2%
Lafayette519%
Lawrence211.8%
Lee530.2%
Lincoln521.5%
Little River313.4%
Logan19%
Lonoke210.9%
Madison519%
Marion18.7%
Miller312.5%
Mississippi418.2%
Monroe523.9%
Montgomery414.5%
Nevada521.9%
Newton518.9%
Ouachita212.1%
Perry314.2%
Phillips415.4%
Pike18.2%
Poinsett519.9%
Polk18.6%
Pope18.4%
Prairie415.9%
Pulaski19%
Randolph417.3%
Saline14.6%
Scott415.7%
Searcy418.2%
Sebastian210.5%
Sevier210.3%
Sharp415.5%
St. Francis523.5%
Stone417.5%
Union211.5%
Van Buren314.2%
Washington18.8%
White212.1%
Woodruff518.3%
Yell313.8%

* Health Ranking compared to other counties. This is a result of quintile ranking for all 75 counties in Arkansas. The rankings are assigned by placing the counties into five equal groups by the occurrence of the health indicator. If a county value exist is two adjacent groups, then the county is moved to the quintile group with the most favorable rating.

Category 1 - Highest, represents the counties with the most favorable health ranking (in demographics, this represents highest occurrence of the demographic)

Category 2 - Higher, represents the counties with the second highest favorable health ranking (in demographics, this represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the demographic)

Category 3 - Middle, represents the counties in the mid-range favorable ranking (in demographics, this represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the demographic)

Category 4 - Lower, represents the counties with a lower favorable health ranking( in demographics, this represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the demographic)

Category 5 - Lowest, represents the counties with the least favorable health ranking (in demographics, this represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the demographic )



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