Rural vs. Urban Household Poverty

This layer displays information about the difference between rural and urban childhood poverty across the United States. Data are based on census-tract level information from the 2008-12 American Community Survey. Census tracts are defined as urban or rural based on 2010 US Census Bureau definitions; tract level information is then aggregated to and displayed at the Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA) geographic level.

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Rural vs. Urban Childhood Poverty

This layer displays information about the difference between rural and urban childhood poverty across the United States. Data are based on census-tract level information from the 2010-14 American Community Survey. Census tracts are defined as urban or rural based on 2010 US Census Bureau definitions; tract level information is then aggregated to and displayed at the Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA) geographic level.

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Teen Birth Rates by County, 2010 and 2015

This data set contains mean teen birth rates by year for each county and state in the United States. Hierarchical Bayesian space-time models were used to generate hierarchical Bayes estimates of county teen birth rates for each year during 2003–2015. These annual county-level estimates “borrow strength” across counties and years to generate stable estimates of teen birth rates where data are sparse due to small population size. The population estimates were extracted from the files containing inter-censal and post-censal bridged race population estimates provided by the National Center for Health Statistics. For each year, the July population estimates were used with the exception of the year of the decennial census, 2010, for which the April estimates were used. For more information, please visit Data.Gov.

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