Franklin Township Needs Assessment Elyse Kocylowskyi October 8, 2012 Franklin Township, NJ Franklin Township is the most populated municipality of Somerset County, containing 62,300 people, with a population density of 1,350 persons per square mile (Brandstetter, 2010). Franklin Township, to be hereafter called Franklin, not only has the largest population, it also has the fastest growing – with a rate 2.4 times higher than any other municipality, accounting for 43.9% of the total population growth in Somerset County between 2000 and 2010 (NJSDC, 2011). Money Magazine’s ranking of the ‘one-hundred best places to live’ in the US listed Franklin as the fifth best place to live in 2008, and the twenty-fifth best place to live for
These trends will continue, and the United States will be majority-minority nation by 2042. By 2050, the country will be 54 percent minority as Hispanics double from 15 percent to 30 percent of the population, Asian Americans increase from 5 percent to 9 percent, and African Americans move from 14 to 15 percent. Other demographic trends accentuate Democrats’ advantage. The Millennial generation (those born between 1978 and 2000) is adding 4 million eligible voters to the voting pool every year, and this group voted for Obama by a stunning 66-32 margin in 2008. By 2020—the first presidential election in which all Millennial will have reached voting age—this generation will be 103 million strong, and about 90 million of them will be eligible voters.
In this section of the report, the authors detail the rate at which destructive fire kills, injures, and causes property loss to Americans. The report states that fire claims the lives of 12,000 people every year in the U.S., making it the second highest cause of accidental death. That isn’t the only human toll, because there are also 300,000 people who are injured by fire on an annual basis. The authors expound on the injuries by detailing the painful experiences of patients who must endure numerous plastic and reconstructive surgeries. The price of destructive fire is estimated at over $11 billion a year in the U.S. Loss of businesses leads to loss of jobs, which is a price that is beyond calculation.
Nearly 10 percent of all Native families are homeless. At over 14 percent, the rate of Native homes without electricity is 10 times the national average. Twenty percent of Native households lack running water. The unemployment rate on some reservations can be as high as 75 percent, while the infant mortality rate is about 300 percent higher than the national average. The life expectancy of Native men is 50 years of age.
Complications of the disease include encephalitis, blindness and pneumonia. Pregnant women are at high risk for miscarriage or preterm birth. (CDC) Those highest at risk for the infection are unvaccinated young children, unvaccinated pregnant woman and individuals who are non-immune to the disease. In the year 2011, 158,000 deaths around the world were caused by the measles, mostly children under the age of five. (WHO) Every year it is
The Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Campaign, was Hitler’s last counterattack on December 16, 1944 to January 25, 1945 which became the largest battle the U.S. had ever fought and caught U.S. troops by surprise, killing nearly 80,000 soldiers (Bulge). This attack was secretly planned by Hitler and was his last shot before his
However, with its $55.1 million The Avengers domestic cume now stands at a staggering $457.1 million which is the 6th highest gross of all time domestically;right behind Star Wars. What is more interesting is the celerity with which the film reached the $450 million threshold; a record 17 days which surpasses The Dark Knight's 27 day record by a significant 10 day difference. A North American gross above $540 million is guaranteed for Marvel's highest-grossing film of all-time--The Avengers. Internationally, The Avengers also amassed a powerful $56.0 million from 54 territories(95% of int. market) which is a decent drop of 32.5% from last weekend's $93.8 million.
The country has the second largest economy in the world and is also ranked second behind the United States for the recipient of Foreign Direct Investment, FDI. The United States is a superpower with unmatched economic, political and military power (BBC.com, 2014). The USA has the largest GDP in the world
The Millennium Development Goal for the United States is five deaths per 1000. It appears that the under five death rate in the United States is due to neonatal deaths. In 2000 to 2003 the number of neonatal deaths was 100. Of those deaths 57 were neonatal, one was from pneumonia, 10 were from injuries and 31 were other causes. (World Health Organization, 2006).
More than three million children under the age of five died in 2013 from sub-Saharan Africa, because of not receiving the required three doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (Wiysonge, 2015). By 2014, 77% of children in Africa received their childhood vaccinations, this is a significant improvement compared to only 5% in 1980. Despite these achievement, childhood vaccinations are lagging. Wiysonge (2015) states that African dropped the ball, in 2015 the target was to have at least 90% of children across the continent vaccinated with all three doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussi; but only 38% of African countries achieved this target (Wiysonge, 2015). Wiysonge (2015) states that government leaders should be held accountable for countries not meeting the agreed targets.