50 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT LIFE IN TARRANT COUNTY
United Way of Tarrant County published “50 Things to Know about Life in Tarrant County,” a statistical snapshot of community life.
The 32-page guide includes sections on people, education, income/financial stability, and health. The latter three sections provide insights in several subareas:
EDUCATION—Dropout and Graduation Rates; Educational Achievement
INCOME/FINANCIAL STABILITY—Literacy; Income, Poverty and Asset Poverty; Housing; Hunger; Unemployment; Homelessness; Crime; Transportation
HEALTH—Child Abuse and Adult Abuse; Older Adults; Health Insurance; AIDS/HIV; Infant Mortality; Asthma; Substance Abuse; Healthy Lifestyles; Sexually Transmitted Disease; Leading Causes of Death
The information was gathered from national, state and local sources as part of United Way of Tarrant County’s more extensive 2015 community assessment update of health and human service needs.