diversitydatakids.org: quality of life and diversity data on families
The Heller School For Social Policty And Management The Heller School For Social Policy and Management Brandeis University

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McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX (Metro Area)

Child Opportunity Index

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Opportunity Categories

  • Very High
  • High
  • Moderate
  • Low
  • Very Low
Learn more about how to use the Child Opportunity Map tools and how to add child population (overall or by race/ethnicity) to the map: Video tutorial / PDF tutorial
Diversity Data Kirwan Institute

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What is the Opportunity Index?

The Child Opportunity Index is a measure of relative opportunity across a metropolitan area calculated based on indicators of Educational Opportunity, Health and Environmental Opportunity, and Social and Economic Opportunity.  For more details about the diversitydatakids.org-Kirwan Institute Child Opportunity Index, click here.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau: Decennial Census 2010, American Community Survey 2007-2011, Zip Business Patterns 2009; State Department of Education 2010-2011; National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data 2010-2011; diversitydatakids.org Early Childhood Database (State Early Childhood Care and Education Licensing Database 2012 and 2013, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data 2009-2010, National Association for the Education of Young Children Accredited Program Database, 2012 and 2013); ESRI Business Analyst 2011; Department of Housing and Urban Development, Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2010; Environmental Protection Agency, Toxic Release Inventory Program 2010.