Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
In Dallas County, revocation rates for black probationers were 55% higher than white probationers
In every study site, black probationers had substantially higher odds of revocation than white or Hispanic probationers.
In DC, blacks and Latinos account for 95% of pediatric emergency room visits for asthma
Like elsewhere, low-income children with asthma in DC face challenges accessing ongoing care.
50% of all US babies born in 2010 were nonwhite
Among the 100 most populous metropolitan areas, 15 are already “majority-minority.”
2 million certificates and associate’s degrees were awarded in 2010-11
Focusing on the degrees awarded by four-year colleges misses much of what postsecondary institutions offer today.
29% of low-income men lack a high school degree or equivalent
That’s three times the rate of higher-income men—and lower-income men are three times less likely to have a four-year degree.
95% of charities reporting $50,000+ in revenue in 2008 were still operational in 2012
The recession had a relatively modest effect on nonprofit survival: before the recession, the “death” rate was 4.3 percent.