Welcome to the Opportunity Index
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How to Use
- National Average
- State Average
The overall index of the potential opportunity of a given state or county. This combines all sixteen of the indicators for states, and thirteen for counties, considered into a score out of 100.
A look into key indicators of the health of an economy - unemployment, median income, and number of people below the poverty line, as well as the availability of banking institutions, affordable housing, and internet access. A score has been generated that compares these indicators against the national average.
A look into important aspects of educational success - children in preschool, on-time highschool graduation rate, and post-secondary education rate. A score has been generated that compares these indicators against the national average.