Essex County

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Children and Youth

Rate of Child Abuse and Neglect

14.6
indicated reports per 1,000 children in 2014
increasing
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Education

Student Performance on Grade 3 Reading

55%
in 2016
decreasing
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Education

High School Cohort Graduation Rate

87%
of 2011 cohort graduated by 2015
increasing
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Economy and Workforce

Change in Total Jobs

11%
increase since 2000
increasing
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Economy and Workforce

Average Salary by Sector

$54,000
for all sectors in 2014
steady
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Financial Self-Sufficiency

Income in Relation to Poverty Level

11%
below poverty in 2010-14
increasing
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Financial Self-Sufficiency

Median Household Income

$68,900
in 2010-14
steady
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Financial Self-Sufficiency

Median Household Income, by Household Type

$28,000
for households with children headed by females in 2010-14
decreasing
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Financial Self-Sufficiency

People Receiving Federal Food Assistance

15%
in 2013
increasing
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Financial Self-Sufficiency

Median Home Value

$350,000
in 2010-14
increasing
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Financial Self-Sufficiency

Homeownership Rates

63%
of housing units were owner-occupied in 2010-14
steady
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Financial Self-Sufficiency

Homelessness

26
homeless people per 10,000 residents in 2015
increasing
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Health

Admissions to Substance Abuse Treatment

136
admissions per 10,000 residents in 2014
increasing
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Community Life

Crimes Against People

8.6
crimes per 1,000 residents in 2015
steady
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Community Life

Nonprofit Arts Revenue

$191
per resident in 2012
decreasing
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Community Life

Water Use per Capita

183
gallons per capita in 2010
increasing
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