*There is evidence of an undercount of homeless students in this county or region.
This map combines publicly available data from the U.S. Census, United Way, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Community Health Indicators, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
ALICE, a United Way acronym that stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, represents the growing number of individuals and families who are working but unable to afford the basic necessities of housing, food, child care, health care, and transportation.
This student homelessness research result used data structured and maintained by the MERI-Michigan Education Data Center (MEDC). MEDC data is modified for analysis purposes using rules governed by MEDC and are not identical to those data collected and maintained by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) and/or Michigan’s Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI). Results, information and opinions solely represent the analysis, information and opinions of the author(s) and are not endorsed by, or reflect the views or positions of, grantors, MDE and CEPI or any employee thereof.
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You can find the data from last year here:
POVERTY AND WELL-BEING MAP 2017