Strategy 3: Access to Services

Newaygo County Community Work Plan
Goal 2: Economic Security
Food Pantries - Households Served
Number of families or households serviced (duplicated). Family size averages 2.7 individuals. *2009 figures = estimated annual
Data Source: County Hunger Elimination Force (CHEF) committee
Children in Poverty, aged 0-17
Data Source: Kids Count in Michigan
Senior Citizens Living in Poverty
Data Source: www.factfinder.census.gov, Table B17024, from the American Community Survey 3-year estimate for 2005-2007
Senior Citizens Living Below the 2008 Elder Economic Security Standard Index for Newaygo County
Index levels (annual income) for Newaygo County for 2008 are:
Single homeowner - $14,556
Single rentor - $16,605
Couple homeowner - $23,020
Couple renter - $25,069
Data Source: www.factfinder.census.gov, Table B19037, from the American Community Survey 3-year estimate for 2005-2007. Index levels from Elder Economic Security Standard for Michigan: Elder Economic Security Initiative.