Take a look at the questions below then look to the other side of this page for answers
What is the average median household income on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation?
$4,970 per year
$14,417 per year
$40,800 per year
$28,500 per year
What is the average rate of unemployment on the reservation
What percentage of the population are kids between 0-18 yrs on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation?
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$40,800 is an average US median household income.
$28,500 is the average US per capita household income
$14,417 is the average median household income per reservation famil
$10,000 is the income of a two parent rez family with seasonal summer work.
$4970 is the average per capita income on the rez (AND NOTE! $2814 equals your total per annum if you are on welfare and food stamps; rural living means the cost of gas, groceries etc is much higher
11.3% is the national rate of people estimated to be living below the poverty line
22% is the number of Cheyennes who have work but remain beneath the national poverty threshold of $9214
78% is the Northern Cheyenne Reservation's official unemployment figure
87% is the total of people on the reservation who live beneath the poverty line.
NOTE! The national unemployment rate was 6% in 2007 and is 7.6% as of Feb 2009.
In Montana it is currently 5.4%
3.1% is the number of people over the age of 65
34% is people between 19 and 34 years old
63% is the number of people aged between 0-18 yrs on the reservation
57 is the average life expectancy on the reservation
NOTE! The average life expectancy in Bangladesh is 62,
The average life expectancy in Cambodia is 61, The average life expectancy in the US is 78