The use of data is a core element of our collective impact approach. We collect and learn from data so that we can openly share information and adapt our strategies in response to an ever changing environment. Our partnerships are sustained by a commitment to use meaningful, credible and useful qualitative and quantitative data for continuous learning and strategic refinement.
Note: Using a desktop (instead of a mobile device or tablet) will provide an optimized review of the data provided on this page.
Progress indicators note trend of change since 2013 unless otherwise noted
Please contact Wilson Forward if you or your organization would like a printable copy of any data provided
Wilson Forward strives to ensure a dynamic and inclusive community that has diverse organizational leadership. We believe poverty is unacceptable, recreational and cultural activities will reflect community diversity, and community safety is paramount.
POPULATION BY RACE
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation County Health Rankings
Note: Based on the most recent census information, the origins of Hispanic or Latino members represent 10.8% of the population in Wilson.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME
The income where half of households in a county earn more and half of households earn less. Median household income is a well-recognized indicator of income and poverty.
VIOLENT CRIME RATE
Violent Crime is the number of violent crimes reported per 100,000 population. Rates measure the number of events (i.e., deaths, births, etc.) in a given time period (generally one or more years) divided by the average number of people at risk during that period.
CHILDREN IN POVERTY
Children in Poverty is the percentage of people under age 18 living in poverty. While repercussions resulting from poverty are present at all ages, children in poverty may experience lasting effects on academic achievement, health, and income into adulthood
Childcare Cost Burden
Childcare cost burden is the childcare costs for a household with two children as a percent of median household income.
Voter participation, or voter turnout, is the percentage of eligible, registered voters who cast a ballot in an election.