VISION

Cumberland County is an inclusive, caring, and collaborative community that focuses its resources strategically so that everyone grows and prospers through enhanced educational opportunities, financial stability, and healthy living.

 

THRIVE2027: 10-YEAR COMMUNITY GOALS

Goal 1: Give Kids a Strong Start

Headline Indicator: By 2027, 70% of children read proficiently at the end of third grade

Baseline: 59% of children read proficiently at the end of third grade

2021 Benchmark: 61% of children read proficiently at the end of 3rd grade

 

Goal 2: Empower Neighbors to Thrive — Not Just Survive

Headline Indicator: By 2027, 70% of households pay less than 30% of their income on housing

Baseline: 65% of households pay less than 30% of their income on housing

2021 Benchmark: 68% of households pay less than 30% of their income on housing

 

Goal 3: Help Us All Live Longer, Better

Headline Indicator: By 2027, reduce preventable premature deaths by 10%.

Baseline: 5,400 Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000 people*

2021 Benchmark: 5,400 Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000 people

 

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