Number of the Day: November 2012

Friday, November 30, 2012
– The percent of Louisiana’s public high schools that showed double-digit growth in their school performance scores this year. (Source: The Advocate)

Thursday, November 29, 2012
– The percent of Louisiana’s residents that is uninsured (Source: US Census Bureau)

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
– The amount of money received by Louisiana residents for individual assistance from FEMA in connection with Isaac (Source: The Advocate)

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
– The percentage increase of Louisiana’s medical costs if all states accepted the federal Medicaid expansion, compared to if all states rejected expansion (Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Table 14)

Monday, November 26, 2012
– The percent of Louisiana’s public high schools that showed double-digit growth in their school performance scores this year. (Source: The Advocate)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
– The percent of the population 25 years and over who have at least some college experience but still earned an income below the poverty level within the last year (Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009-2011 American Community Survey)

Monday, November 19, 2012
– The change in average household income between late 1990s and mid-2000s for Louisiana’s poorest fifth of households (Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)

Friday, November 16, 2012
– The average monthly number of Louisiana residents participating in the Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in 2010 (Source: U.S. Census Bureau)

Thursday, November 15, 2012
10  – Louisiana’s national ranking for income disparities between top and middle income earners (Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
– The number of rank-and-file state employees who have lost their job since Gov. Jindal took office in 2008 (Source: The Advocate)

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
$1,549,575 – The amount of federal support for Louisiana’s public elementary and secondary school systems in 2009-10 (Source: US Census Bureau)  

Monday, November 12, 2012
– The number of homeless veterans nationwide in 2011. (Source: TheAdvocate)

Friday, November 9, 2012
20 – The record number of U.S. Senate seats that will be held by women. (Source:

Thursday, November 8, 2012
– The number of Louisiana voters that participated in the Presidential election (Source: Louisiana Secretary of State)

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
– The vote gap between extending the Crescent City Connection tolls, which won, and letting the tolls expire. (Source: WWLTV)

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
70 – The percentage of voters expected to vote in today’s election (Source: WVUE New Orleans

Monday, November 5, 2012
$478 – The 2011 average annual weekly wage of a retail job in Louisiana (Source: Louisiana Workforce Commission)

Friday, November 2, 2012
– Louisiana’s ranking for overall business climate (Source: Site Selection Magazine)

Thursday, November 1, 2012
The percent of Louisiana households receive the state EITC. (Source: LBP)

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