The median age in the observed community is 4298 which is older than the median

The median age in the observed community is 4298

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States. The median age in the observed community is 42.98 which is older than the median age of 32.1 for Midland, TX and 34.4 for the state of Texas and 37.8 for the United States ("City County Data," 2014). The percent of single person families in the observed community is 33.7% compared to the national average of 27.8% and those married with children in the observed neighborhood is 11.7%, less than the national average of 18.9% ("Neighborhood Scout," 2000-2017). The number of single parent families is higher at 15.0% than the national average of 9.4% ("Neighborhood Scout," 2000-2017). 2. Racial/Ethnic Characteristics: Remember compare objective data for your community with local (city), state, and national data . Remember to cite sources as appropriate. The racial and ethnic characteristics in the observed neighborhood has a diversity index of 57 with 100 being the most diverse neighborhood with 68.8% whites, 1.0% Blacks, 0.4% Asian, 1.5% Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islanders, 1.5% Other Race 2 or more, 26.7% Hispanic or Latino ("Neighborhood Scout," 2000-2017). This neighborhood’s racial percentages are less than the local, state, and national percentages except the Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islanders which is 1.5 % and that is higher than the 0.1% in Texas and 0.2% in the United States ("US Census Bureau," 2010).
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STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF COMMUNITY HEALTH PROBLEM 15 3. Economy : poverty rate, unemployment rates, median income. Remember compare objective data for your community with local (city), state, and national data . Remember to cite sources as appropriate. The poverty rate in the observed neighborhood was unable to be obtained. Neighborhood Scout documented that “with 32.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.2% of U.S. neighborhoods” ("Neighborhood Scout," 2000-2017, para. 10). There was no other data backing that statement in City-Data.com or the U.S. Census Bureau. It is a discrepancy that would need to be investigated. Midland, Texas poverty rate is 9.3% while the poverty rate in the state of Texas is 15.9% and the United States is 13.5% ("US Census Bureau," 2010). The unemployment rate in the observed neighborhood is 1.5% ("City County Data," 2014). That is less than 4.3% which is the unemployment rate in Texas and 5.0% which is the unemployment rate in the United States ("City County Data," 2014). The median income in the observed neighborhood is $65,000 ("Neighborhood Scout," 2000- 2017). That is a little less than the median income for Midland, Texas which is $69,173 but higher than the median income for the state of Texas which is $53,207 and the United States median income of $53,889 ("US Census Bureau," 2010). 4. Education : High school completion rates; higher education statistics. Remember compare objective data for your community with local (city), state, and national data . Remember to cite sources as appropriate. The education rates in the observed neighborhood are 93.4% for those who have a high school diploma or higher, 36.7% have a bachelor degree or higher, 10.9% have a graduate or professional degree ("City County Data," 2014). The rate of those who have a high
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