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Health IndicatorDescription
Median Cost of RentMedian cost of rent
Median Cost of Rent as Percentage of IncomeMedian cost of rent as a percentage of household income
Percent with Child PovertyThe 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.
Average WagesAverage Wages; Per capita personal income. Persons with greater income tend to have better health outcomes.
Percent of Population Under PovertyPercent of Population Under Poverty Line
Median Household IncomeMedian Household Income
Unemployment Annual AverageUnemployment Annual Average; Annual average unemployment rate. Unemployment is linked to poverty and lack of insurance, and is associated with poorer health outcomes.
Child Poverty PopulationNumber of Population 18 and Younger Below Poverty Line
Population Under PovertyNumber of Population Under Poverty Line
Food Stamp (SNAP) Applications ApprovedNumber of Food Stamp Applications Approved
Number of Persons in Food Stamps (SNAP) ProgramNumber of Persons Based on Household Size, which could include household members not eligible for participation in the Food Stamp program
Food Stamp (SNAP) Applications DeclinedNumber of Food Stamp Applications Declined
Count of Food Stamp (SNAP) CasesCount of Food Stamp Cases
Percent of Elderly Living in PovertyPercent of population 65 and older living below poverty line; Poverty among the elderly gives insight to the quality of life enjoyed by older residents.


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