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Great Brook Valley Area

       

East Worcester

Population

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% change

x

-0.02

-6.0

 

x

0.66

size

3,593

3,538

3,327

 

42,226

42,506

43,851

% white

43.10

46.20

15.6

 

79.27

77.60

55.0

% black

12.20

10.60

11.2

 

5.63

7.67

11.7

% African American

 

% asian

1.00

0.60

2.9

 

2.85

4.60

5.5

% hispanic

63.80

73.50

67.4

 

13.73

21.54

27.4

Immigration

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% foreign born

0.45

6.10

9.0

 

9.26

12.87

19.5

% immigrated in last 10 years

x

4.64

3.8

 

x

6.98

8.0

Linguistically Isolated Households

162

294

626

 

1,006

1,523

2,693

% Households linguistically isolated

5.36

9.72

52.3

 

5.33

8.06

15.6

School age linguistically isolated

148

241

524

 

755

820

1,841

Number of persons born in X

 

Top 5 Immigrant Groups

 

Housing

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

total units

1,183

1,176

1,170

 

17,481

43,105

18,876

% renter occupied (of all occupied)

97.5

95.2

95.3

 

64.45

65.39

66.0

% owner occupied

2.5

4.8

4.7

 

35.55

34.61

34.0

% Vacant

6.17

2.98

5.6

 

8.23

2.12

9.1

% housing built before 1960

786

58.84

67.9

 

66.84

27.22

68.5

% housing built after 1980

61

7.31

8.7

 

15.82

7.11

17.9

housing units: % single family homes

31.36

23.38

5.6

 

2.11

10.76

24.5

number single family

371

275

70

 

369

4,638

4,935

Income and Poverty

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

poverty rate: % people poor

58.60

54.40

58.2

 

20.39

24.07

23.5

median family income

9,023

12,354

13,804

 

29,729

35,286

46,827

median household income

18,000

 

39,432

% Households where housing costs are>30% of income

17.21

27.75

35.6

 

23.92

28.61

46.9

% Children poor

70.07

63.4

29.4

 

37.01

35.95

8.4

% Families Below 50% Metro Family Median Income

77.00

78.0

84.2

 

24.82

4.78

45.2

Est.2006 Median Family Income

x

15,157

 

x

43,302

2005 Median Family Income

x

14,883

 

x

42,516

2005 % Poor

 

Education

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Population 25 years and over

1,400

1,400

1,340

 

26,907

27,805

28,437

% less than 9th grade

29.43

23.5

16.9

 

14.22

10.93

7.9

% 9th to 12th grade, no diploma

2.36

28.6

19.7

 

9.79

20.68

11.6

% high school graduate or higher

21.07

47.9

63.4

 

31.48

69.03

80.4

% Some college, no degree

10.21

10.6

19.1

 

15.36

15.23

17.7

% Associate degree

2.36

5.4

6.6

 

8.73

6.0

6.3

% bachelor's degree or higher

2.36

11.0

8.3

 

9.79

16.94

22.3

% Graduate or professional degree

1.79

5.0

3.9

 

5.40

7.0

7.8

Employment

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Employment/population ratio

33.51

35.9

38.9

 

52.74

52.29

55.3

Unemployment rate

13.19

12.4

13.9

 

5.59

4.9

11.4

Occupation: Percent managerial/professional

x

20.1

26.2

 

x

13.68

29.0

Occupation: % prod., transport, material moving

x

17.1

15.0

 

x

9.76

12.8

Aging

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% under 5 years

14.6

13.0

 

7.7

% 5-17 years

32.1

31.2

 

17.7

% 65 years and over

4.3

3.4

 

11.7

Family Structure

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

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

60.8

68.0

 

28.7

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

17.5

12.2

 

23.1

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

58.5

58.7

 

22.9

% all parents in family in labor force

 

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