Percent of People Below Poverty Level by County Subdivision, 2018, 4 Corner States

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Title

Percent of People Below Poverty Level by County Subdivision, 2018, 4 Corner States

Subject

This map shows the percent of people below poverty in UT, AZ, CO, and NM by county subdivision in 2018. There are 10 categories for percentages.

Description

This map shows high poverty rates in the areas with high numbers of Native Americans, especially on reservations, such in the 4 corners area and certain parts of AZ and NM. It also shows generally higher poverty levels in urban areas and areas close to the Mexican border. Overall, AZ and NM have higher poverty levels than UT or CO. As shown on the legend, some of these areas have poverty levels as high as 81%, and others lower than 5%.

Creator

Brad Wangsgard

Source

Poverty Data: US Census Data downloaded from the US Census Data website in November 2020
County Subdivision Shapefile: Downloaded from TIGERLINE Shapefiles in November 2020

Publisher

[Website maintained by Chantel Sloan, Associate Professor in the Public Health Department at Brigham Young University].

Date

Map data is dated in 2018

Contributor

Brad Wangsgard

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Map file generated using ArcGIS Pro

Coverage

This map covers all of Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico as broken up by county subdivision

Files

poverty.pdf

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Reference

Brad Wangsgard, Percent of People Below Poverty Level by County Subdivision, 2018, 4 Corner States, [Website maintained by Chantel Sloan, Associate Professor in the Public Health Department at Brigham Young University]., Map data is dated in 2018