Basic Economic Security Tables™Index (BEST)

The Basic Economic Security Tables™ Index (BEST), developed by Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW), reports that in 2010, a family of four consisting of two working adults, a preschooler and a school age child required $67,920 to provide for basic needs and aquire the assets needed for economic security.  According to the U.S. Department of […]

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Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index

The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index is a national survey that provides information on the health and well being of Americans at the national, state, city, and congressional district levels.  The Index is comprised of six sub-categories: Life Evaluation Physical Health Emotional Health Healthy Behavior Work Environment Basic Access Gallup and Healthways interview  1,000 U.S. adults nationwide […]

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American Human Development (HD) Index

The HD Index, a unique and valuable tool developed by the American Human Development Project, is a quality of life indicator comprised of three elements: health, knowledge, and standard of living. The three components are based on over 100 variables ranging from typical demographic data such as education, income, and employment to health measures including […]

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Headwaters EPS – HDT Socio-Economic Profiles

If you liked Headwater’s original Economic Profile System (EPS), but want more data and more flexibility then, try Economic Profile System-Human Dimensions Toolkit (ESP-HDT) PROFILES.  There are fourteen different data profiles ranging from general socioeconomic data to timber resources to federal spending. You can compare the selected state or county to other states and counties.  […]

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