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Main Middle

       

Central City

Population

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% change

-6.36

3.5

 

-3.4

size

4,803

4,516

4,673

 

29,386

28,380

29,852

% white

58

41

21.3

 

72

60

39.5

% black

20

16

14.2

 

10

10

10.2

% African American

 

% asian

4

8

7.9

 

6

9

9.5

% hispanic

36

48

52.0

 

21

30

37.0

Immigration

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% foreign born

15

26

30.6

 

14

24

27.9

% immigrated in last 10 years

9

17

12.3

 

8

5

12.0

Linguistically Isolated Households

315

410

587

 

1,331

1774

3083

% Households linguistically isolated

18

25

36.8

 

13

17

30.3

School age linguistically isolated

229

303

234

 

866

989

1366

Number of persons born in X

 

Top 5 Immigrant Groups

 

Housing

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

total units

1,953

1,831

1,775

 

11,769

11,188

11,216

% renter occupied (of all occupied)

88

87

87.6

 

87

87

87.5

% owner occupied

12

13

12.4

 

13

13

12.5

% Vacant

12

12

9.4

 

12

9

8.9

% housing built before 1960

68

76

86.9

 

73

75

78.8

% housing built after 1980

7

6

4.5

 

7

5

6.3

housing units: % single family homes

5

8

5.6

 

5

8

5.8

number single family

93

141

112

 

617

857

713

Income and Poverty

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

poverty rate: % people poor

36

38

35.8

 

26

33

35.1

median family income

$15,954

$23,696

22,450

 

$22,160

$26,418

$29,356

median household income

18,194

 

$22,960

% Households where housing costs are>30% of income

59

43

59.2

 

48

40

52.2

% Children poor

48

49

13.8

 

43

42

10.1

% Families Below 50% Metro Family Median Income

54

60

83.7

 

43

55

63.9

Est.2006 Median Family Income

$29,082

 

$32,421

2005 Median Family Income

 

2005 % Poor

 

Education

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Population 25 years and over

2,798

2,492

2,497

 

15,328

14,864

13,762

% less than 9th grade

29

21

23.6

 

21

18

14.9

% 9th to 12th grade, no diploma

22

25

13.5

 

19

18

12.7

% high school graduate or higher

50

55

63.0

 

60

64

68.7

% Some college, no degree

10

14

17.8

 

14

15

16.3

% Associate degree

6

2

3.3

 

6

4

2.9

% bachelor's degree or higher

5

6

12.6

 

14

15

21.6

% Graduate or professional degree

2

3

0.4

 

5

7

7.9

Employment

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Employment/population ratio

25

42

46.1

 

46

50

45.6

Unemployment rate

3

7

19.4

 

6

5

13.8

Occupation: Percent managerial/professional

14

12.4

 

18

21.6

Occupation: % prod., transport, material moving

33

20.2

 

27

16.8

Aging

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% under 5 years

8.3

8.1

 

6.0

% 5-17 years

25.0

19.9

 

14.2

% 65 years and over

8.0

8.0

 

7.7

Family Structure

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% single-parent family (w/ children under 18)

35.8

50.0

 

37.2

% married-couple family (w/ children under 18)

28.4

9.9

 

16.0

% female-headed family (w/ children under 18)

30.8

40.4

 

29.8

% all parents in family in labor force

 

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