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23.5
21.0
Comparison: 23.5
Unit: percent
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Population Under Age 18

Value: 21.0 percent
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Miami-Dade
Comparison: U.S. Value
Categories: Social Environment / Demographics
Social Environment / Family Structure
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of the population that is under 18 years old.
Why this is important: 
The age structure of a population is important in planning for the future of a community, particularly for schools, community centers, health care, and child care. A population with more youth will have greater education and child care needs, while an older population may have greater health care needs.
Technical Note:  The regional value is compared to the national value.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
URL of Source:   http://www.census.gov/
URL of Data:   http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/download_data.html
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: July 2013

Time Series Data

2008: 22.3 2009: 23.0 2010: 21.9 2011: 21.4 2012: 21.0

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Unit: percent
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Population Under Age 18

Value: 21.0 percent
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Miami-Dade
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Social Environment / Demographics
Social Environment / Family Structure
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of the population that is under 18 years old.
Why this is important: 
The age structure of a population is important in planning for the future of a community, particularly for schools, community centers, health care, and child care. A population with more youth will have greater education and child care needs, while an older population may have greater health care needs.
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
URL of Source:   http://www.census.gov/
URL of Data:   http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/download_data.html
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: July 2013

Time Series Data

2008: 22.3 2009: 23.0 2010: 21.9 2011: 21.4 2012: 21.0

percent

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How are these indicators calculated? Return to Community Dashboard Home
 
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