Performance indicator:

Poverty Rate

Indicator description:

This indicator provides a measure of access to opportunity and prosperity. The indicator identifies people having incomes below the poverty line, as a percentage of those for whom poverty status has been determined, is a measure of access to opportunity and prosperity..

This indicator is associated with the following goals:

Note: Plan Houston's performance indicators are intended to inform the public and policy makers on the community's success at achieving Plan Houston's community goals. Identifying current performance is a first step; future steps could include tracking progress over time and establishing preferences on outcomes.