Federalism Assignment: (Maryland, Nebraska, and Texas.) Maryland: State Population: 5,884,563 over USA 313, 914, 040 Population listed as white only: 53.9% over USA 63.0% The median household income: $72,419 over USA $52,762 The percent of persons below the poverty level: 9.0% over USA 14.3% The number of persons per square mile: 594.8 over USA 87.4 Based on the data from the Census website, the population of Maryland is smaller than the population of the USA as a whole, there is a difference of 308, 029, 477 between the two population. The population listed as white only compared to the USA as whole is larger because the USA as a whole is 63.0% while Maryland is 53.9%. The median household income of Maryland is 19,657 higher than
I am from a small farming community in southern Indiana, Ellettsville. Ellettsville is located 50 miles south of the state capitol, Indianapolis, and 8 miles West of Indiana University. Ellettsville was founded by limestone merchants in 1837; Edward Ellett was the very first limestone merchant to become established. Due to this heritage the town motto is “Builders of American History”, due to the amount of limestone that has been shipped from the town all over the United States used in many structures. In the 2010 census, the population of Ellettsville was 6378.
• The overall number of children in families has decreased from 1996 to 2011. • There are a higher percentage of children living in ‘couple families’, approximately two-thirds of the total number of children. This is true for both 1996 and 2011. • The percentage of families with no adults in work has decreased between 1996 and 2011. • In 2011, the percentage of lone parent family children is higher than in 1996, and the percentage of ‘couple families’ children is lower than in 1996.
Bryce Hospital was founded in Tuscaloosa in 1859 as the Alabama Insane Hospital with help from Dorothea Dix, the Alabama Medical Society, the Alabama legislature, and Governor Henry Collier. A law was enacted in 1852 addressing six major areas: state financial support, asylum governance, site selection, facility construction, superintendent selection, and patient selection. A major flaw in the law stated that funding was to come from state annual revenue for the first five years, but what was to happen after the fifth year was never addressed (Encyclopedia of Alabama). The hospital was governed by a board of trustees, which was established to help the superintendent. The ones who had the most influence lived in or near Tuscaloosa County.
The Northeast district is more than 15% below their gross profit quota. Districts 1, 2, and 7 exceeded their gross profit quota by about 2.5%, 3%, and 4% approximately. The case exhibit 5-2 shows that the northeast district has been underperforming and that it has been consistent (Spiro, Rich, & Stanton, 2008, p 544). 2. What are the weak spots in the northeast district's performance?
The median age for the population of Dyer County is 36.5 years of age. Looking back at the US Census report from the year 2000 the population was 38, 335 and has only increased by 765 residents over the last twelve years. This is not indicative of a growing community but of one that is maintaining the status quo. In researching the economic status of Dyer County, it is clear according to an article in the local newspaper, Dyersburg State Gazette dated November 1, 2011 that the unemployment rate for the county is 13.7 percent. This dire statistic earns Dyers County the title of the eight highest unemployment rate for counties in the state of Tennessee.
Yet in the short time spend of ten years that went up dramatically to 51.8 percent in the late 1970’s. “65.4 percent for 1980s arrivals and nearly 75 percent for 1990s arrivals. As a result, racial or visible minorities have grown from constituting less
Please Note: What about geographical differences in regard to poverty?Although still majority white (79%), the population on Long Island has been becoming steadily more diverse over the last two decades, with a greater proportion of black, Hispanic and Asian populations in particular. Hispanics are the largest minority population at 12.6%. This reflects the national trend toward greater diversity and growth of Hispanic and Asian populations. Nassau County is notably more diverse than Suffolk County (74.3% vs. 83.6%), although Suffolk has a higher percentage of Hispanics (13% vs. 12.1%). The median household income in the region is significantly higher than the national average, and is substantially higher in Suffolk County than Nassau County ($85,994 vs. $76,847).
Background Kenya’s wage employment grew by an average of 3.6% between 1964 and 1973 and thereafter increased to 4.2% per year between 1974 and 1979. By 1980, the growth had slipped to an estimated 3.4% and this rate dropped further in 1981 and 1982 owing to a general decline in investment in the private sector. The growth rate rose to 6.1% in