Appendix B: Key Data Related to Poverty & Out-of-School Factors

Tables for Sustainable Development goals (Source: PoLA full report)

Table 1. LA County. Poverty and Hunger

 

Poverty 
(% in households with incomes below federal poverty line)

Child Poverty
(% of children in households with incomes below 200% of federal poverty line)

Snap Benefits
(% of households based on race of household head)

Asian

12.1

32.5

3.0

Black

22.0

56.3

14.7

Latino

20.9

63.0

15.6

White

10.3

22.6

3.8

Women

17.8

51.2

N/A

Men

15.5

50.4

N/A

Table 2. LA County. Good Health & Well-Being

 

Low Birth Weight Babies
 (% based on race of mother)

Life Expectancy at Birth
(years)

No Health
Insurance
 (% of total population)

Asian

6.7

87.3

7.8

Black

12.1

75.6

7.3

Latino

6.5

84.4

16.3

White

6.5

80.9

5.4

Women

N/A

84.5

9.8

Men

N/A

79.6

12.7

Table 3. LA County. Access to Justice

 

Juvenile Felony Arrests 
(Ages 10-17 per 1,000 youth)

Jail
(Avg daily pop. Per 100,000 adults 16 and older)

Homicide Victims
(per 100,000 residents)

Asian

N/A

10.8

1.3

Black

17.5

1,009.0

26.5

Latino

2.9

272.1

5.4

White

1.7

175.5

3.3

Women

1.2

75.7

1.6

Men

5.8

479.4

10.1