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Find out what it really takes to get by and ahead in the top 25 metropolitan areas presented by eight family types. Family expenses include:

> Housing
> Food
> Transportation
> Child care
> Health care
> Basic necessities
Get a state-by-state and county-by-county look at how are kids are faring in over 50 indicators. Indicators include:

> Total child population
> Percent of children living in poverty
> Public school enrollment
> Percent of 3 and 4-year olds in pre-kindergarten
> High school drop-out rates
> Number of children in foster care
Get a county-level look at the health and wealth benefits of covering more Texans through Medicaid expansion or a Texas alternative that expands health coverage. Findings include county-level data on:

> Total number of uninsured Texans who could gain coverage

> Number of Texans in the "Coverage Gap"

> Reduced costs for each county

> New federal health care money for each county

> New local tax revenues

> New jobs

Learn what opportunities are available in Texas' counties based on more than 60 indicators. Indicators include:

> Credit & debt

> Economic development and jobs

> Health 

> K-12 education

> Post secondary education

> Savings and assets