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Alameda

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County Overview

An overview of the racial disparity level and how the county ranks statewide and across key issues.

Key Takeaways


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Alameda is a high performance, high disparity and more populous county.
In Alameda County, Blacks are subjected to higher-priced housing (subprime) loans nearly 5x more than Asians. 
Overall one in two Alameda County third graders achieved math proficiency in 2014-15, compared to roughly one in four Latinos, Native Americans, and Pacific Islanders. 
In Alameda County, for every 100,000 African-Americans residents, four are killed by police officers. 
In Alameda County, eight out of every 1,000 Black homeowners lose their home due to foreclosure for every four out of 1,000 White homeowners. 
Black youth in Alameda County are nine times likelier to be arrested for curfew violations and more than three times as likely to be arrested for truancy as White youth. 
In Alameda County, 1 in 5 Latinos (20.7%) is uninsured; 1 in 15 Whites (6.9%) is uninsured. 
In Alameda County, Black individuals are nearly 3x more likely to live below poverty than White individuals.
Alameda County is one of the least disparate counties based on voting in presidential elections because Asians and Latinos vote at similar rates as the overall population (68.2%, 70.2% and 73.9% respectively). 

Created with Sketch. Overview
Alameda is a high performance, high disparity and more populous county.
Created with Sketch. Housing
In Alameda County, Blacks are subjected to higher-priced housing (subprime) loans nearly 5x more than Asians. 
Created with Sketch. Education
Overall one in two Alameda County third graders achieved math proficiency in 2014-15, compared to roughly one in four Latinos, Native Americans, and Pacific Islanders. 
Created with Sketch. Crime And Safety
In Alameda County, for every 100,000 African-Americans residents, four are killed by police officers. 
Created with Sketch. Housing
In Alameda County, eight out of every 1,000 Black homeowners lose their home due to foreclosure for every four out of 1,000 White homeowners. 
Created with Sketch. Crime And Safety
Black youth in Alameda County are nine times likelier to be arrested for curfew violations and more than three times as likely to be arrested for truancy as White youth. 
Created with Sketch. Health Care Access
In Alameda County, 1 in 5 Latinos (20.7%) is uninsured; 1 in 15 Whites (6.9%) is uninsured. 
Created with Sketch. Economic
In Alameda County, Black individuals are nearly 3x more likely to live below poverty than White individuals.
Created with Sketch. Democracy
Alameda County is one of the least disparate counties based on voting in presidential elections because Asians and Latinos vote at similar rates as the overall population (68.2%, 70.2% and 73.9% respectively). 
HEAT TABLE OF DISPARITY A visual snapshot of racial disparity and performance across seven key issues. Use the filters to toggle between disparity and performance.
  Crime & Justice Democracy Economic Opportunity Health Access Healthy Built Environment Housing Education
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01 Economic Opportunity

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02 Health Care Access

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03 Education

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04 Housing

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05 Democracy

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06 Crime & Justice

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07 Healthy Built Environment

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