American Community Survey, Head Start, Program Information Reports, Regioin XI, Region 11, Service Area Demographics

Tlingit & Haida Head Start Demographic Report

Prepared by Early Childhood Analytics

This report uses data from the 5-Year American Community Survey (ACS) to find demographic estimates for Region 11 AI/AN Head Start Programs. Tables DP03, S0101 and B17001A-I are used for the geography All American Indian Areas/Alaska Native Areas/Hawaiian Home Lands within United States. It combines these estimates with data from Program Information Reports from the Head Start Enterprise System. If there is no data or limited data in the tables and graphs below then there was not a large enough sample size for the service area for the ACS to produce reliable estimates. This report is an excerpt of a longer version which includes, among other things:

  • Median family income and income distribution for the service area
  • Households receiving SSI, SNAP Benefits/Food Stamps, and cash public assistance
  • Interactive map with data overlays by Zip Code & by recruitment area
  • Children with disabilities

Contact Early Childhood Analytics if you would like to inquire about receiving the full demographic report for your program.

Tlingit & Haida Head Start: Estimated Head Start Eligible Children

The poverty rate for families with children under the age of 5 was 11.6% for 2014, the latest year for which there is data. This is up from 11.5% in 2010. Using the poverty rate, population, and the percentage of the population under the age of 5, an estimate for the number of Head Start eligible children can be computed. In 2014 there was an estimated 135 Head Start eligible children living in the service area, up from 110 in 2010. With a total cumulative enrollment of 288 in 2014, Tlingit & Haida Head Start served approximately 213.3% of the estimated Head Start eligible population in its service area.

Tlingit & Haida Head Start 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Population 29464 29467 30642 30898 31481
Percent of population under 5 05.3% 05.3% 05.7% 06.2% 06.1%
Population under 5 1585 1564 1760 1919 1925
Poverty rate for young families 11.5% 11.8% 11.4% 11.2% 11.6%
Estimated number of Head Start eligible children 110 111 121 130 135
Total cumulative enrollment 306 288 278 269 288

Tlingit & Haida Head Start: Race/ethnicity of Head Start eligible children

The ACS provides an estimate of the number of children under 5 living in poverty by race. This can be compared to the racial/ethnic makeup of the Head Start program’s enrolled children. Note that Hispanic/Latino children are not included in the pie chart below as they may be of any race.

Tlingit & Haida Head Start Est. HS Eligible (ACS) Children Served (PIR)
2014 2014-2015
White 63 54
Black/African American 0 0
AI/AN 51 197
Asian 2 6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 0 14
Some other race alone 6 0
Two or more races 49 10
White alone, not Hispanic/Latino 94 0
Hispanic of Latino 40 25

Contact Early Childhood Analytics to inquire about the full version of this report for your program.

American Community Survey, Head Start, Program Information Reports, Regioin XI, Region 11, Service Area Demographics

Taos Pueblo Head Start Demographic Report

Prepared by Early Childhood Analytics

This report uses data from the 5-Year American Community Survey (ACS) to find demographic estimates for Region 11 AI/AN Head Start Programs. Tables DP03, S0101 and B17001A-I are used for the geography All American Indian Areas/Alaska Native Areas/Hawaiian Home Lands within United States. It combines these estimates with data from Program Information Reports from the Head Start Enterprise System. If there is no data or limited data in the tables and graphs below then there was not a large enough sample size for the service area for the ACS to produce reliable estimates. This report is an excerpt of a longer version which includes, among other things:

  • Median family income and income distribution for the service area
  • Households receiving SSI, SNAP Benefits/Food Stamps, and cash public assistance
  • Interactive map with data overlays by Zip Code & by recruitment area
  • Children with disabilities

Contact Early Childhood Analytics if you would like to inquire about receiving the full demographic report for your program.

Taos Pueblo Head Start: Estimated Head Start Eligible Children

The poverty rate for families with children under the age of 5 was 37.5% for 2014, the latest year for which there is data. This is up from 20.1% in 2010. Using the poverty rate, population, and the percentage of the population under the age of 5, an estimate for the number of Head Start eligible children can be computed. In 2014 there was an estimated 43 Head Start eligible children living in the service area, up from 33 in 2010. With a total cumulative enrollment of 53 in 2014, Taos Pueblo Head Start served approximately 123.2% of the estimated Head Start eligible population in its service area.

Taos Pueblo Head Start 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Population 5258 5361 5290 4958 5181
Percent of population under 5 05.1% 03.2% 04.2% 03.7% 03.6%
Population under 5 273 176 227 188 191
Poverty rate for young families 20.1% 22.7% 28.6% 39.8% 37.5%
Estimated number of Head Start eligible children 33 24 39 45 43
Total cumulative enrollment 54 70 56 53 53

Race/ethnicity of Head Start eligible children

The ACS provides an estimate of the number of children under 5 living in poverty by race. This can be compared to the racial/ethnic makeup of the Head Start program’s enrolled children. Note that Hispanic/Latino children are not included in the pie chart below as they may be of any race.

2014 5-Year ACS – Children Under 5 in Poverty by Race

Taos Pueblo Head Start Est. HS Eligible (ACS) Children Served (PIR)
2014 2014-2015
White 18 22
Black/African American 0 0
AI/AN 7 31
Asian 0 0
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 0 0
Some other race alone 19 0
Two or more races 1 0
White alone, not Hispanic/Latino 1 0
Hispanic of Latino 55 26

Contact Early Childhood Analytics to inquire about the full version of this report for your program.

Homelessness, Service Area Demographics

Cities, States Turn to Emergency Declarations to Tackle Homeless Crisis

Homeless

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Governments typically declare a state of emergency to deal with natural disasters like hurricanes and wildfires. But over the last two months, several West Coast cities and one state have used the declarations to tackle a worsening homeless crisis.

Hawaii, Los Angeles, Seattle and Portland, Oregon, have all declared states of emergency, using the proclamations as a way to loosen up funds or bypass ordinances to take swifter action.

Other cities and states across the country are also grappling with rising homelessness. With shelters at capacity, Washington, D.C., started housing families in motel rooms to help pre-empt the surge of people looking for winter shelter. In New York City, where most homeless people are housed in shelters, the city is looking to add 500 beds for the winter.

But the emergency declarations represent a new approach. One motivation is to publicize the problem, but officials say the declarations are more than a public relations gambit and will lead to big changes for the homeless in their cities.

“It has created a sense of emergency, and it describes the situation because we’re in a crisis. We’re galvanizing attention and getting the resources we need to address the problem,” said Greg Spiegel, homelessness policy director for the mayor of Los Angeles, Democrat Eric Garcetti.

In Hawaii, Democratic Gov. David Ige’s 60-day declaration extends contracts with homeless services providers and sets aside money for a family shelter. Kimo Carvalho of the Institute for Human Services, which describes itself as “the state’s homeless shelter,” said the declaration was intended to solve “a bureaucracy problem.”

“It’s a way for the government to do something about a problem actually happening now,” rather than waiting for the Legislature, Carvalho said.

Other homelessness advocates say the declarations are aimed at addressing a polarizing problem, but it’s too soon to know whether they will prove effective.

“These states of emergency are addressing a feeling people have. People are upset about the encampments and people on the street—whether it’s because they feel sorry for them or because they don’t like them,” said Nan Roman, president of the National Alliance to End Homelessness.

In some places, the declaration preceded concrete plans to address the problem.

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El Paso County, CO – Head Start Demographics

Based on 5-Year American Community Survey (ACS) data from the US Census Bureau, El Paso County, CO has experienced a 16.8% increase in the number of estimated Head Start eligible children in it’s service area from 2010 to 2013. An increase in the overall population has been the primary cause of this increase, growing from about 588,500 in 2010 to 631,600 in 2013. There has also been a 1% point increase in the poverty rate for young families over the same time period. Funded enrollment has dropped over the same time period, with Community Partnership for Child Development Head Start reporting a drop from 1,034 funded Head Start slots in 2010 to 892 in 2013. An overview of El Paso County demographics is in the tables and charts below.

Sonoma County, CA – 2013 Estimated Head Start Eligible Children heat map
Sonoma County, CA – 2013 Estimated Head Start Eligible Children heat map
El Paso County ’10-’11 ’11-’12 ’12-’13 ’13-’14
Total Cumulative Enrollment* 1,259 1,291 1,263 1,116
Total Funded Enrollment* 1,034 1,034 1,034 892
Estimated Number of Head Start Eligible Children** 2,433 2,845 2,945 2,841
Poverty rate for families with children under the age of 5** 13.99% 15.43% 15.31% 15.10%
* PIR from Head Start Enterprise System        
** 5 Year American Community Survey from US Census Bureau      

More data from the 5-Year ACS can be found at Early Childhood Analytics web report. It includes:

  • Service Area totals: Population, population under 5, poverty rate for families with children under the age of 5 and estimated number of Head Start eligible children
  • Interactive map with data overlays by Zip Code & by recruitment area
  • 2010-2013 time line graph & table tracking the service area’s totals
  • Breakdown of the service area by Zip Code and by County
  • Racial characteristics and Hispanic or Latino/Not Hispanic or Latino table and graphs

Contact Us with questions or to request your program’s demographic report. The 2012 version of your program’s report is offered free of charge to demonstrate our capabilities.

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Sonoma County, CA – Head Start Demographics

Based on 2013 ACS data, the Sonoma County service area has experienced a 31% increase in the estimated number of income eligible children from 2010-2013 and has only 1 funded Head Start slot for every 2.6 estimated income eligible children, though this does not take into account enrollment opportunities available through California’s state funded pre kindergarten program. Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County has only been able to serve as much as 36% of the Head Start eligible population, with a funded enrollment of 520. An overview of Sonoma County demographics is in the tables and charts below.

Sonoma County, CA – 2013 Estimated Head Start Eligible Children heat map
Sonoma County, CA – 2013 Estimated Head Start Eligible Children heat map

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2013 5 Year ACS Overview
Area: Sonoma County, CA
Total Population: 487,427
Population under the age of 5: 5.64%
Poverty rate for families with children under the age of 5: 13.27% (Nation at 18.44%)
Estimated Head Start Eligible: 1,598

Head Start Funded Enrollment: 520

Estimated Early Head Start Eligible: 2,397


Selected Racial Characteristics

Sonoma County, CA – 2013 Racial Characteristics from the 5-Year ACS
Sonoma County, CA – 2013 Racial Characteristics from the 5-Year ACS
2013 5 Year ACS Not Hispanic or Latino and:
Sonoma County, CA Total Percent
White Alone: 320,797 90.89%
Black or African American alone: 6,877 1.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone: 3,636 1.03%
Asian Alone: 19,101 5.41%
Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone: 1,540 .44%
Some other race alone: 986 0.28%

Contact Us with questions or to request your program’s demographic report. The 2012 version of your program’s report is offered free of charge to demonstrate our capabilities.