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Source and Index – Communities & Systems

Source and Index – Communities & Systems

Index and Glossary

Data Indicator Island San Juan Skagit Snohomish Whatcom State
Housing Affordability Ranking 1 Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor N/A
Job Opportunities Ranking 2 Poor Fair Good Good Fair N/A
Community Resources Ranking 3 Good Good Good Fair Fair N/A
Combined households below US poverty and those that earn over poverty level but less than basic cost of living:
Asian households 4 37% 37% 47% 31% 47% N/A
Black households 5 48% 17% 31% 45% 67% N/A
Hispanic households 6 37% 57% 57% 47% 55% N/A
White households 7 31% 31% 33% 32% 39% N/A
Number of partner organizations affiliated with Northwest Early Learning 8 36 22 33 36 33 10
Participants at PreK-K Collaborative Network Dinner & Dialogues, Spring 2016 9 58 50 36 74 50 N/A
PreK-K Transition Reports shared between preschool and kindergarten teachers 10 178^ 70^ 274^ 926^ 343^ N/A

Pre-K Transition Reports

School Ready

Source: Northwest Educational Service District 189, August 2015

1 Source: Fall 2015 Pacific Northwest: Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Study of Financial Hardship Economic Viability Dashboard Figure 38, pages 88-89; United Way ALICE Report. Note: ALICE, an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, are households that earn more than the U.S. poverty level, but less than the basic cost of living for the county. Combined, the number of poverty and ALICE households equals the total population struggling to afford basic needs.

2 Source: Fall 2015 Pacific Northwest: Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Study of Financial Hardship Economic Viability Dashboard Figure 38, pages 88-89; United Way ALICE Report. Note: ALICE, an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, are households that earn more than the U.S. poverty level, but less than the basic cost of living for the county. Combined, the number of poverty and ALICE households equals the total population struggling to afford basic needs.

3 Source: Fall 2015 Pacific Northwest: Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Study of Financial Hardship Economic Viability Dashboard Figure 38, pages 88-89; United Way ALICE Report. Note: ALICE, an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, are households that earn more than the U.S. poverty level, but less than the basic cost of living for the county. Combined, the number of poverty and ALICE households equals the total population struggling to afford basic needs.

4 Source: Fall 2015 Pacific Northwest: Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Study of Financial Hardship Economic Viability Dashboard pages 154-155; United Way ALICE Report. Note: ALICE, an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, are households that earn more than the U.S. poverty level, but less than the basic cost of living for the county. Combined, the number of poverty and ALICE households equals the total population struggling to afford basic needs.

5 Source: Fall 2015 Pacific Northwest: Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Study of Financial Hardship Economic Viability Dashboard pages 154-155; United Way ALICE Report. Note: ALICE, an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, are households that earn more than the U.S. poverty level, but less than the basic cost of living for the county. Combined, the number of poverty and ALICE households equals the total population struggling to afford basic needs.

6 Source: Fall 2015 Pacific Northwest: Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Study of Financial Hardship Economic Viability Dashboard pages 154-155; United Way ALICE Report. Note: ALICE, an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, are households that earn more than the U.S. poverty level, but less than the basic cost of living for the county. Combined, the number of poverty and ALICE households equals the total population struggling to afford basic needs.

7 Source: Fall 2015 Pacific Northwest: Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Study of Financial Hardship Economic Viability Dashboard pages 154-155; United Way ALICE Report. Note: ALICE, an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, are households that earn more than the U.S. poverty level, but less than the basic cost of living for the county. Combined, the number of poverty and ALICE households equals the total population struggling to afford basic needs.

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9 Source: September 2015 PreK-K Collaborative Network, Northwest Educational Service District

10 Source: September 2015 PreK-K Collaborative Network, Northwest Educational Service District