When you know better, you do better.
– Maya Angelou
This is our community
We’ve gathered some statistics about Teton County. Some of them may surprise you, others maybe not. The majority of the information on this page is taken from the Teton Valley Community Health Needs Assessment of 2016.
Medical care is out of reach
Of Teton County’s adult residents
cannot afford medical care.
The U.S. average for this statistic is 15.6%.
In addition, Teton County scored worst among
13 peer counties in Idaho in this metric.
- Teton County 26% 26%
- Idaho 18% 18%
- U.S. best average 11% 11%
“Instead of judging or making assumptions about why people are in crisis, it’s our duty as a humane community to get to know the faces and organizations that make it their mission to help others.”
— Ann Loyola
Housing accounts for more than a third of income
Thirty-nine percent of the people in our community spend a higher percentage of their household income on housing than is considered affordable to maintain a reasonable standard of living.
In addition, Teton County has the worst housing stress rate in Idaho.
Adults live in poverty
of our adult residents live in poverty.
The U.S. average for this statistic is 16.3
In addition, Teton County scored worst among 13 peer counties in Idaho in this metric.
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