Maps

Map 7 – Proportion of Vulnerabilities by Domain

Data source: EDI Results, 2015.

Description: This map shows the proportion of vulnerabilities by domain per geographic area. The pie charts in this map use the number of vulnerabilities as the denominator as opposed to the number of children. Each pie slice color corresponds to one of the five EDI domains


Map 8 – Percent of Families with Children in Poverty

Data source: American Community Survey (ACS) 2009–2013, “Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months of Families by Family Type by Presence of Related Children Under 18 Years by Age of Related Children,” Table B17010.

Description: Poverty status is determined by comparing annual income to a set of dollar values called thresholds that vary by family size, number of children, and age of householder. If a family’s before tax money income is less than the dollar value of their threshold, then that family and every individual in it are considered to be in poverty. For people not living in families, poverty status is determined by comparing the individual’s income to his or her threshold. The poverty thresholds are updated annually to allow for changes in the cost of living. They do not vary geographically.


Map9 – Percent of Single Parent Families

Data source: American Community Survey (ACS) 2009–2013, “Family Type by Presence and Age of Own Children Under 18 Years,” Table B11003.

Description: A “single” parent is defined as a parent who is not currently living with a spouse. Single parents may be married and not living with their spouse, divorced, widowed, or never married. If a second parent is present and not married to the first, then the child is identified as living with a single parent.


Map 10 – Years at Current Residence

Data source: American Community Survey (ACS) 2009–2013, “Total Population in Occupied Housing Units by Tenure by Year Householder Moved into Unit,” Table B25026.

Description: Number of years lived at current residence represents the total population in occupied housing units available. These data include both renter and owner occupied housing.


Map 11 – Percent of Preschool/Nursery School Enrollment

Data source: American Community Survey (ACS) 2009-2013, “School Enrollment by Level of School for the Population 3 Years and Over,” Table B14001.

Description: A nursery school is defined as a group or class that is organized to provide educational experiences for children during the year or years preceding kindergarten. It includes instruction as an important and integral phase of its program of child care. Private homes in which essentially custodial care is provided are not considered nursery schools. Children enrolled in Head Start programs or similar programs sponsored by local agencies to provide preschool education to young children are counted under nursery school.


Map 12 – Community Assets

Data source: 211 data provided by Potter County site lead.

Description: A community asset or resource is anything that is available to support and improve the lives of young children and their families. These assets consist of the following categories: basic needs, early education services, licensed child care, medical/health services, and social services. For mapping purposes, community assets are the physical locations where supportive services are provided.


Map 13 – Child Care Sites

Data source: Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

Description: The data were categorized by the state of Texas in the following site type: Licensed Child Care Centers, Licensed Center School Age Programs, Licensed Child Care Homes, and Listed Family Home. Not all child care types are available across the state of Texas. This map serves to assess the availability of child care, and is not intended to reflect the quality of the care provided at each site.


Map 14 – Percent of Low Weight Births

Data source: Vital Statistics department within the Texas Department of Health Services.

Description: Low birth weight is defined as a child born under 2,500 grams. The birth data were reported at the census tract level where the mother lived at time of delivery. The low birth weight percentages were calculated with the following equation: (Total Low Weight Births/Total Births)*100. The data reflects births in Texas for the year 2010.


Map 15– Percent of Teen Pregnancy

Data source: Vital Statistics department within the Texas Department of Health Services.

Description: The birth data were reported at the census tract level where the mother lived at time of delivery. Teen in this dataset calculation includes anyone aged from 12 to 19. The teen pregnancy percentages were calculated with the following equation: (Total Teen Pregnancy/Total Births)*100. The Teen Pregnancy data reflects births for the year 2010.


Map 16 – Prenatal Care by Trimester

Data source: Vital Statistics department within the Texas Department of Health Services.

Description: The birth data are reported at the census tract level where the mother lived at time of delivery. The prenatal care by trimester data were aggregated into five different categories consisting of: 1st trimester, 2nd trimester, 3rd trimester, none, and unknown. The Prenatal Care by Trimester reflects data for the year 2010.


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