Poverty In Our Community

Poverty Rate in Washtenaw County (2011-2015, American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates)
Find basic poverty rate for Washtenaw County and additional data tables with poverty rates broken down by gender, age, race, education, employment status and more.
 
Opportunity Washtenaw (2015, Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development)
Find comprehensive interactive maps and data tables of various key indicators that determine opportunity in Washtenaw County (job access, health, economic vitality, education, and neighborhood stability), through geography, gender, race/ethnicity, and age lense
 
Poverty in Michigan (2017, University of Michigan Poverty Solutions) 
This map combines publicly available data from the U.S. Census, United Way, CDC Community Health Indicators, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Counts (2011-2016, Michigan Department of Education)
Find total breakfast and lunch served and total free and reduced meals served, broken down by school district and building.
 
Children in Poverty (2019, U.S. Census, Small Area Income Poverty Estimates)
Find number and perecent of children, ages 0-17 in poverty, by County on a map. Also find additional research and advocacy about struggling families.
 
Green Book (Monthly report, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services)
The Green Book is a monthly report of key Michigan DHHS program statistics (such as Medicaid, Medicare, food assistance, cash assistance, child development and care, State Emergency Relief and more) for the entire state and by individual county. The Green Book How-To Guide provides an overview of what is in the report, key definitions and how to find data points.
 
ALICE Report, Assett Limited, Income Constrained, but Employed (2017, Michigan Association of United Ways)
Report measuring the number of households in Michigan that are above the Federal Poverty Level, but do not earn enough income to meet their basic needs, (i.e. the working poor). Find an overview of this research, statewide data and a breakdown of what an ALICE household looks like in each county. Washtenaw County's profile is on page 234 of report. 
 
2-1-1 Counts (Real-time, searchable 2-1-1 call data, Michigan 2-1-1)
Michigan 2-1-1 is the community help line, staffed 24/7 to connect people with health & human services resources. Find data on 2-1-1 requests, such as top categories and sub-categories and call volume trends, broken down by locality and time frame.
 
2-1-1 Referrals (Quarterly Report, United Way of Southeast Michigan)
Quarterly report that provides an overview of Southeast Michigan 2-1-1 call data, including a county-level breakdown of top 5 needs, top unmet needs, call volume, and income-level of callers.
 
Quarter 2018
 
Q4 Overview
Q4 Top 10 Referred Services
Q4 Unmet needs
Q4 Agency Site Referrals