Lone Jack Report Card

Demographic and Socioeconomic Indicators

According to the 2013-2017 population estimates, the city of Lone Jack had 1,153 residents. Of these, 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. 93.2% of the population in Lone Jack identified as White and 1.7% identified as Hispanic or Latino. Additionally, 5.4% of Lone Jack residents are living below the poverty level.

Life Expectancy in Lone Jack

Life Expectancy at birth provides an estimate of the number of years a person is expected to live. A high life expectancy can be attributed to a number of factors, including improved lifestyle, better education, higher income, and greater access to healthcare. A low life expectancy can bring to light existing health disparities in a community, such as crime, poverty, and poor access to affordable healthcare. In Lone Jack, the Census Tract 139.02 has a life expectancy of 79.3 years which is 28th out of 78 Census Tracts in EJC. Lone Jack's life expectancy is slightly higher than EJC's life expectancy at 77.7. 

National Center for Health Statistics. U.S. Small-Area Life Expectancy Estimates Project (USALEEP): Life Expectancy Estimates File for {Jurisdiction}, 2010-2015]. National Center for Health Statistics. 2018. Available from: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/usaleep/usaleep.html.

Community Comments

Top Health Concerns:

1. 43% of Lone Jack residents identified Overweight and Obesity as a top health concern.

2. 40% of Lone Jack residents identified Availability of Health Care as a top health concern.

3. 26% of Lone Jack residents identified Animal Control as a top health concern. 

Top Factors for a Health Community:

1. 57% of Lone Jack residents identified Good Schools as a top healthy community factor.

2. 50% of Lone Jack residents identified Safe Neighborhoods as a top healthy community factor.

3. 33% of Lone Jack residents identified Access to Health Care as a top healthy community factor. 

Fluoride:

Approximately 54% of Lone Jack residents say that safe amounts of fluoride should be added to the drinking water.

Policy in Place: Not Currently

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Tobacco 21:

Approximately 85% of Lone Jack residents say the minimum age of purchase and sale of tobacco products should be 21.

Policy in Place: Not Currently

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Clean Indoor Air:

Approximately 87% of Lone Jack residents say tobacco products should not be allowed to be used inside all public places.

Policy in Place: Yes

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Electronic Cigarettes:

Approximately 63% of Lone Jack residents say electronic cigarette use should not be allowed inside all public places.

Policy in Place: Not Currently

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Tobacco and Alcohol Retailers:

Approximately 39% of Lone Jack residents say the city should limit the number of tobacco and alcohol retailers.

Policy in Place: Partially

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Food Inspection Scores:

Approximately 87% of Lone Jack residents say restaurants should be ranked or graded based on their food inspection score.

Policy in Place: Not Currently

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