Number of inmates housed in private, for-profit prisons in Oklahoma, 3rd most nationally behind only Florida and Texas in 2010
Source: The Sentencing Project
Percentage of children in Oklahoma who live in working families earning less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level, less than $36,620/yr for a family of three
Source: Working Poor Families Project
Number of uninsured Oklahoma adults below the poverty line who will become eligible for health insurance coverage in 2014 if the state opts-in to Medicaid expansion under the new federal health care law
Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute
Percentage of the homes damaged or destroyed by recent wildfires in Oklahoma that were uninsured; 1,283 homes and businesses have been hit since July 28th
Source: Tulsa World
Number of low-income, uninsured women in Oklahoma who received breast and cervical cancer treatment through the state’s Medicaid program during FY 2012
Source: Oklahoma Health Care Authority
Number of jobs lost in state and local government in Oklahoma in June, the largest job loss of any employment sector in the state.
Number of veterans who used VA health services in Oklahoma in FY 2011, about a third of veterans living in the state.
Source: Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Number of volunteers in Oklahoma serving in AmeriCorps, SeniorCorps, or a similiar program, 2011-2012
Number of months, out of the last 28 since April 2010, where the temperature in Oklahoma finished warmer than average.
Source: Oklahoma Climatological Survey