Estimated number and share of child population ages 0-4 years, disaggregated by race/ethnicity.
The data used for this measure come from the Washington State Office of Financial Management (OFM), Estimates of April 1 Population, Small Area Demographic Estimates (SADE). Data were retrieved from OFM on June 22, 2017. Data can be found here: http://www.ofm.wa.gov/pop/asr/default.asp
S: Data estimate has been suppressed. Numbers and percentages are suppressed when the number of under 5 child population is 10 or fewer per racial/ethnic category per county.
Data last updated in June 2017 by Washington KIDS COUNT.
The Office of Financial Management (OFM) is charged with developing accurate and fair population estimates for the allocation of state revenues and program administration. Learn more about the methodology used to calculate these estimates here: http://www.ofm.wa.gov/pop/asr/sade/sade_faq.pdf
American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Black, Multiracial, Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian, and White categories shown here are non-Hispanic.
OFM defines racial/ethnic categories as:
White: People having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
Black: People having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa.
American Indian and Alaska Native: People having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintain tribal affiliation or community attachment.
Asian and Pacific Islander: People having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.
Pacific Islander: Any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
Hispanic: May be of any race.