New Castle County

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Children & Youth

Children Living in Poverty

15%
in 2011-15
increasing
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Children & Youth

Single-Parent Families

38%
in 2011-15
increasing
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Financial Well-Being

People Living in Poverty

11%
in 2011-15
increasing
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Demographics

Population by Age

37%
increase in 60-84 age group since 2000
increasing
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Economy & Workforce

Unemployment Rate

4.2%
in 2016
steady
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Financial Well-Being

People Receiving Medicaid

17%
in 2011-15
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Health

Illicit Drug Use

11%
ages 18 and over in 2012-14
increasing
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Health

People Needing Treatment

2.8%
of adults needed but didn't receive drug treatment
unchanged
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Health

Prevalence of Mental Illness

4%
ages 18 and over in 2012-14
unchanged
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Health

Youth Alcohol Use

11%
ages 12 to 17 in 2012-14
decreasing
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Youth Drug Use

11%
ages 12 to 17 in 2012-14
unchanged
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