Friday, March 15, 2019

Number of hours a minimum wage worker in Oklahoma has to work each week to afford a two-bedroom apartment at fair market rate

[Source: National Low Income Housing Coalition]

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Number of participants in Oklahoma’s SNAP (food stamps) program in FY 2018

[Source: Oklahoma Department of Human Services]

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Percentage increase in the number of Oklahomans over the age of 65 between 2007 and 2017

[Source: Oklahoma Works]

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The amount of nonrefundable bail bond fees paid by defendants accused of nonviolent offenses in FY 2018

[Source: Open Justice Oklahoma]

Monday, March 11, 2019

The number of Oklahomans that are 18+ years of age that do not have a high school diploma or a recognized equivalent.

[Source: Oklahoma Works]

Friday, March 8, 2019

The median estimated jail stay for people in Rogers County accused of nonviolent offenses who did not post bond, FY 2018

[Source: Open Justice Oklahoma]

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Percentage of Hispanic U.S. citizens in Oklahoma who voted in the November 2016 election, compared to 56.6 percent voting in the state as a whole.

[Source: U.S. Census]

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Average response time from a report of child maltreatment in Oklahoma to an investigation, below the national average of 65 hours.

[Source: Child Trends]

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Estimated number of days in jail spent by nonviolent defendants awaiting their court case in Oklahoma in FY 2018. People accused of nonviolent misdemeanors can spend 2 to 6 weeks in jail before their case is resolved if they cannot afford their bond.

[Source: Open Justice Oklahoma]

Monday, March 4, 2019

Percentage of Oklahoma households that reported their income varied somewhat or a lot over the past 12 months.

[Source: Prosperity Now]