Data Sources for Maps

Map Category Sub Category Variable Name Variable Description Data Source
Socioeconomic/Demographic Age % Ages under 18 Percentage of ages 18 and under Census Population Estimates 2016
% Ages 65 and Above Percentage of ages 65 and above Census Population Estimates 2017
Race % White Percantage Whites Census Population Estimates 2017
% African American Percentage African Americans Census Population Estimates 2017
% Asian Percentage Asian Census Population Estimates 2017
% American Indian Percentage American Indian Census Population Estimates 2017
% Hispanic Percentage Hispanic Census Population Estimates 2017
Education % High school graduation Percentage of 9th grade cohorts that graduates in 4 years EDFacts 2014-2015
% Adults with some college Percentage of adults age 25-44 with some post-secondary education American Community Survey, 5-year estimates 2013-2017
% Not Proficient in English Percentage not proficient in English American Community Survey, 5-year estimates 2012-2016
Income Income Inequality Ratio of household income at the 80th percentile to income at the 20th percentile American Community Survey, 5-year estimates 2012-2016
Unemployment Rate Percentage of population ages 16 and older unemployed but seeking work Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017
% Child Poverty Percentage of children under age 18 in poverty Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates 2017
% Children eligible for free lunch Percent of children Eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch National Center for Education Statistics 2015-2016
Insurance % Uninsured Adults Percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance Small Area Health Insurance Estimates 2016
% Uninsured Children Percentage of population under age 18 without health insurace Small Area Health Insurance Estimates 2016
Geography % Rural Percentage of population living in a rural area Census Population Estimates 2010
Clinical Primary care physicians Rate Primary Care Physicians per 100,000 population Area Health Resource File/National Provider Identification file 2015
Dentists Rate Dentists per 100,000 population Area Health Resource File/National Provider Identification file 2016
Behavior Physical Inactivity Percentage of adults aged 20 and over reporting no leisure-time physical activity CDC Diabetes Interactive Atlas 2013
% obese Percentage of adults that report a BMI of 30 or more CDC Diabetes Interactive Atlas 2013
% diabetics Number of diabetic Medicare enrollees CDC Diabetes Interactive Atlas 2013
Poor or Fair Helath Percentage of adults that report fair or poor health Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2016
Adult Smoking Percentage of adults that reported currently smoking Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2016
physical Food Insecurity Percentage of the population who did not have access to a reliable source of food during the past year Map the Meal Gap 2015
Limited access to healthy foods Percentage of the population that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store USDA Food Environment Atlas 2015
Severe housing problems Number of households with at least 1 of 4 housing problems: overcrowding, high housing costs, or lack of kitchen or plumbing facilities Comprehensive Housing Affordability Strategy(CHAS) 2011-2015