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Green Island

       

South Worcester

Population

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% change

-3.04%

7.2

 

4.35%

size

1,709

1,657

1,776

 

32,673

34,094

36,013

% white

88.8%

59.6%

38.2

 

92.4%

78.3%

49.6

% black

2.9%

3.1%

9.4

 

2.7%

5.6%

9.0

% African American

 

% asian

3.7%

15.3%

8.4

 

2.2%

5.3%

5.0

% hispanic

9.6%

20.8%

39.1

 

4.8%

9.9%

16.0

Immigration

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% foreign born

9%

22.4%

26.1

 

7%

13%

15.8

% immigrated in last 10 years

12.30%

15.0

 

8.5%

6.7

Linguistically Isolated Households

12.3%

127

 

597

963

1,356

% Households linguistically isolated

12.5%

20.4%

21.6

 

5.5%

8.5%

8.2

School age linguistically isolated

127

16

141

 

267

536

603

Number of persons born in X

 

Top 5 Immigrant Groups

 

Housing

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

total units

821

 

13,442

14,041

14,824

% renter occupied (of all occupied)

84.8

 

56%

57%

44.4

% owner occupied

15.2

 

43%

43%

37.8

% Vacant

16.9

 

7%

6%

8.3

% housing built before 1960

92.2

 

59%

64%

48.7

% housing built after 1980

4.3

 

21%

20%

17.8

housing units: % single family homes

6.2

 

29.1%

32.7%

27.1

number single family

53

 

3086

4592

4,319

Income and Poverty

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

poverty rate: % people poor

33.5%

35.8%

34.1

 

11.8%

16.4%

12.3

median family income

$20,313

$22,917

31,841

 

$34,076

$43,939

53,130

median household income

31,058

 

45,720

% Households where housing costs are>30% of income

0.0%

42.9%

39.9

 

18.8%

30.1%

32.2

% Children poor

52.6%

62.0%

16.3

 

20.1%

24.3%

4.2

% Families Below 50% Metro Family Median Income

48%

57%

66.1

 

24%

33%

26.6

Est.2006 Median Family Income

$28,121

 

$34,987

2005 Median Family Income

$27,611

 

2005 % Poor

 

Education

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Population 25 years and over

1,166

978

1,035

 

20,879

21,031

22,551

% less than 9th grade

18.5%

17.7%

10.0

 

11%

7.8%

5.2

% 9th to 12th grade, no diploma

30.0%

31.8%

21.7

 

17.8%

16.5%

7.7

% high school graduate or higher

51.5%

50.5%

68.2

 

71.2%

75.6%

69.2

% Some college, no degree

5.3%

14.0%

19.9

 

14.7%

18.1%

14.5

% Associate degree

1.7%

5.6%

1.2

 

6.7%

5.8%

5.6

% bachelor's degree or higher

5.5%

3.2%

13.7

 

15.3%

16.5%

18.4

% Graduate or professional degree

0.0%

1.5%

0.0

 

4.8%

6.1%

6.0

Employment

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Employment/population ratio

42.71%

55.83%

54.0

 

51.6%

59.0%

50.3

Unemployment rate

11.37%

4.24%

12.7

 

4.9%

4.9%

7.9

Occupation: Percent managerial/professional

9.4

 

29.6%

24.5

Occupation: % prod., transport, material moving

38.0

 

18.8%

13.3

Aging

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% under 5 years

9.8

8.4

 

5.8

% 5-17 years

17.2

18.1

 

12.6

% 65 years and over

11.2

7.1

 

8.1

Family Structure

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

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

42.7

54.0

 

17.9

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

14.2

16.8

 

19.0

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

42.7

48.3

 

14.3

% all parents in family in labor force

 

NA

 

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