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What’s the buzz? What have you heard? What have you read? Here are the facts.

The Lincy Institute shares data. Some facts are thought provoking. Some facts are just curious. The Buzz showcases interesting examples. Below the facts are links to the sources.

Facts

Percent of Clark County residents living in poverty: 15 [1]

Number of Clark County residents struggling with food insecurity: 331,920 [2]

Rank of Las Vegas among top 50 metros lacking an allopathic medical school: 1 [3]

Rank of Reno among smallest metros in the West with an allopathic medical school: 1 [4]

Number of residents that Clark County gained from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012: 49,490 [5]

Number Carson City lost: 436 [6]

Amount of funding allocated for every student in Esmeralda County, Nevada: $17,058 [7]

Amount in Clark County, Nevada: $5,058 [8]

Percent of broadband availability in Nevada: 99.9 [9]

Estimated percent of low-income residents in Nevada with a broadband subscription at home: 53 [10]


Sources

1. Clark County Community Health Status Assessment

2. Map the Meal Gap, Food Insecurity in your County

3, 4, 5, 6. List of Core Based Statistical Areas *   

7, 8.  Study of a New Method of Funding for Public Schools in Nevada

9. National Broadband Map

10. Consumer Broadband Adoption Trends

*All citations from Wikipedia are matched to original sources.