Numbers of the Day

From our friends at OK Policy Institute:

· 12% – Percentage of Oklahoma children, or about 105,000 children, who live in high-poverty areas in the state.

· 12,137 – Number of evictions filed in Oklahoma courts since March 15, 2020, the day Oklahoma declared a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (As of Sept. 29, 2020)

· 73.7% – Percentage of uninsured adults ages 18-64 who say they aren’t covered because insurance is not affordable – by far the most common reason for not having coverage. The percentage of uninsured adults who were uninsured because coverage was not affordable increased with age, from 66.8% among those aged 18–29 to 80.9% among those aged 50–64.

· 1 in 7 – Share of adults who reported that their household sometimes or often did not have enough to eat.

· 116,000 – New registered voters in Oklahoma since January 15, 2020. This represents a net increase of more than 34,000 registered voters in the past month.

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