Numbers of the Day

Courtesy of the OK Policy Institute:

· $1.26 billion – How much Oklahoma’s FY 2018 appropriated budget is below the FY 2009 budget, adjusted for inflation.

· 3,178 – Adoption cases filed in Oklahoma courts, FY 2016

· 345.6 – Number of Oklahomans per 100,000 residents who were in jail while awaiting a trial in 2014. The national average is 222.2.

· 32% – Projected increase in number of Oklahomans age 85+, 2015 to 2030

· 45 – Number of counties in Oklahoma (out of 77) where 50 percent of the population or greater does not have a grocery store nearby.

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