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Description:

The percent of persons under age 18 living below the federal poverty line. Child poverty rates help us understand the quality of life enjoyed by Arkansas’ children, and give insight into the future health of the state.


Source/Citation:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2014).Percent with Child Poverty 2007 - 2011. Retrieved Oct 31, 2014 from PHACS database. Available from American Community Survey estimates, United States Census Bureau database.



County Value Table More Information:
CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas224.7%
Ashley224.7%
Baxter327.9%
Benton116.2%
Boone222.8%
Bradley539.9%
Calhoun15.9%
Carroll223.8%
Chicot549.4%
Clark330.1%
Clay224.9%
Cleburne226.8%
Cleveland331.1%
Columbia436.4%
Conway327.5%
Craighead329.3%
Crawford227%
Crittenden543.3%
Cross120.6%
Dallas122.2%
Desha432.2%
Drew537.9%
Faulkner117.4%
Franklin327.6%
Fulton225.4%
Garland328.4%
Grant110.6%
Greene119.7%
Hempstead537.6%
Hot Spring113%
Howard433%
Independence434.2%
Izard122.4%
Jackson540.8%
Jefferson433.2%
Johnson328.4%
Lafayette434.8%
Lawrence538.1%
Lee543.6%
Lincoln436.5%
Little River226.7%
Logan223.2%
Lonoke117%
Madison328%
Marion120.2%
Miller434.7%
Mississippi541.1%
Monroe436.4%
Montgomery328.4%
Nevada540.7%
Newton224.1%
Ouachita329%
Perry112.5%
Phillips548.6%
Pike328.7%
Poinsett539.9%
Polk435.3%
Pope327.5%
Prairie119.6%
Pulaski226.1%
Randolph225.1%
Saline112.3%
Scott433.4%
Searcy331.6%
Sebastian331%
Sevier432%
Sharp435.1%
St. Francis544.1%
Stone536.7%
Union432.8%
Van Buren543.1%
Washington225.7%
White120.4%
Woodruff436%
Yell225.6%

* 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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