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6 - Secure and stable families

Goal 1 - Desired Condition 6 - Families are secure & stable.

INDICATORS:

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"Families are secure and stable"

Our Conclusion:


PICTURE NEEDS FOCUS

Based on the Following criteria:



Local Trend is NEGATIVE
Albuquerque, compared to others, is MIXED
Citizen perception compared to data MATCHES

Local Trend LOCAL TREND:

Albuquerque's rate of families with children living in poverty has risen each of the last 3 years. Divorced persons in Albuquerque, those that have not remarried in the last year, has risen over the last 2 years.

National Comparison NATIONAL/REGIONAL COMPARISON:

Albuquerque percent of divorced persons is 2nd highest among six other peer cities. For families with children living in poverty, Albuquerque ranked 4th of 7 peer cities. In 2011, the rate was 15.4% compared to a national rate of 11.7%.

Citizen Perception CITIZEN PERCEPTION:

Albuquerque citizens rated this desired condition as being one of the most important conditions to achieve, while simultaneously being a condition where insufficient progress has been made.

 

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