This measure tracks the number of residents per primary care physician practicing in Fulton County. A primary care physician as used for this measures includes physicians practicing in the areas of General Family Medicine, General Practice, General Internal Medicine and General Pediatrics. Federal primary care physicians are excluded.
This measure tracks the estimated percentage of residents who are satisfied with cultural program, classes and events sponsered by Fulton County based on responses from the annual resident survey conducted by Kennesaw State University. Residents are asked: "How would you rate the quality of classes/programs you and your family have participated in?". Respondents who answered "Excellent", "Very good" or "Good" were counted as satisfied.
This metric tracks the total number of private business establishments in the County. It is pulled from the quarterly updated database from the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The data include all privately owned businesses of all industries and all sizes. The Bureau of Labor Statistics defines an establishment as "[t]he physical location of a certain economic activity—for example, a factory, mine, store, or office."
Suicide refers to death from self-inflicted harm. The figures presented on this page are derived the CDC's Underlying Cause of Death data which contain county-level national mortality and population data spanning the years 1999-2015. Data are based on death certificates for U.S. residents.
The high school graduation rate, also known as the four-year adjusted cohort graduation rate, is the number of students who graduate in four years with a regular high school diploma taken as the percentage of the number of students who form the adjusted cohort for the graduating class. For any given cohort, students who are entering grade 9 for the first time form a cohort that is subsequently adjusted by adding any students who transfer into the cohort later during the next three years and subtracting any students who transfer out, emigrates to another country, or dies during that same period.
This performance measure tracks the percentage of population 18 years or younger in Fulton County who did not have health insurance in the past 12 months. The data used for this measure come from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, which defines health insurance coverage to include plans and programs that provide comprehensive health coverage. Coverage may be provided by either private health insurance or public programs. Private health insurance is a plan provided through an employer or union, a plan purchased by an individual from a private company. Public programs providing coverage include the federal programs Medicare, Medicaid, and VA Health Care; the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP); and individual state health plans.
Housing affordability burden for renters represents the percentage of households in Fulton County with annual income less than $20,000 that spend over 30% of their income on rents. Paying over 30% of household income on housing presents a significant burden for low income homeowners and leave them with limited income for other essential spending.
This measure tracks the estimated percentage of residents who are satisfied with Fulton County cultural faciities based on responses from the annual resident survey conducted by Kennesaw State University. Residents are asked: "How would you rate the quality of the art centers you visit?". Respondents who answered "Excellent", "Very good" or "Good" were counted as satisfied.
The Environmental Health Division of the Fulton County Department of Health & Wellness is responsible for the permitting and periodic inspection of all food service establishments in the county. Food service establishments are defined as establishments used in the preparation, manufacturing or processing, and service of meals, lunches, short orders, sandwiches, frozen desserts, or other edible products. Establishments are rated using an inspection report with 18 categories, each focused on a specific area food safety. Each inspection results in a numeric score and a corresponding grade of A, B, C or U. This measure tracks the annual percentage of inspections that result in a grade of A.