Number of heroin deaths last year for the state medical examiner district that includes Orlando: 30
Heroin deaths last year for the district centered around Miami: 31
Heroin deaths last year in Pinellas and Pasco counties combined: 16
Heroin deaths last year in Hillsborough County: 3
Average annual salary in Hillsborough County: $25,600
Rank of Hillsborough County's average annual salary among the state's seven largest counties: 5th
Percentage of Hillsborough County students who passed the math portion of the state High School Competency Test in the 1995-96 school year: 87
Percentage of Hillsborough students who passed the math portion of the competency test in the 1996-97 school year, after standards for passing were raised: 86
Preliminary unemployment rate, in percent, for Hillsborough County in December: 3.2
Unemployment rate, in percent, statewide in December: 4.4
Unemployment rate, in percent, nationwide in December: 5
QUALITY OF LIFE
SOURCES, PAGE 1B
HEROIN DEATHS: Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARIES: "1996 Economic and Demographic Summary, Hillsborough County," a report of the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission.
TEST SCORES: Staff report.
UNEMPLOYMENT: Florida Labor Market Trends, December 1996, a newsletter published by the Florida Department of Labor and Employment Security, Bureau of Labor Market Information.