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Webster Square

       

South Worcester

Population

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% change

0.09%

4.7

 

4.35%

size

2,122

2,124

2,224

 

32,673

34,094

36,013

% white

96.9%

87.7%

66.9

 

92.4%

78.3%

49.6

% black

1.7%

3.6%

8.7

 

2.7%

5.6%

9.0

% African American

 

% asian

0.4%

4.6%

8.9

 

2.2%

5.3%

5.0

% hispanic

1.3%

5.9%

13.1

 

4.8%

9.9%

16.0

Immigration

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% foreign born

4%

8%

9.3

 

7%

13%

15.8

% immigrated in last 10 years

1.50%

1.6

 

8.5%

6.7

Linguistically Isolated Households

0

27

58

 

597

963

1,356

% Households linguistically isolated

0.0%

3.2%

7.0

 

5.5%

8.5%

8.2

School age linguistically isolated

0

18

16

 

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

884

871

944

 

13,442

14,041

14,824

% renter occupied (of all occupied)

26%

36%

36.1

 

56%

57%

44.4

% owner occupied

75%

64%

63.9

 

43%

43%

37.8

% Vacant

5%

4%

10.4

 

7%

6%

8.3

% housing built before 1960

93%

81%

84.6

 

59%

64%

48.7

% housing built after 1980

6%

8%

9.9

 

21%

20%

17.8

housing units: % single family homes

50.3%

60.4%

64.2

 

29.1%

32.7%

27.1

number single family

445

526

585

 

3086

4592

4,319

Income and Poverty

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

poverty rate: % people poor

6.3%

7.7%

7.3

 

11.8%

16.4%

12.3

median family income

$42,188

$57,500

60,898

 

$34,076

$43,939

53,130

median household income

53,601

 

45,720

% Households where housing costs are>30% of income

9.5%

24.8%

44.4

 

18.8%

30.1%

32.2

% Children poor

8.6%

5.7%

1.5

 

20.1%

24.3%

4.2

% Families Below 50% Metro Family Median Income

20%

22%

25.1

 

24%

33%

26.6

Est.2006 Median Family Income

$60,615

 

$34,987

2005 Median Family Income

 

2005 % Poor

 

Education

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Population 25 years and over

1,534

1451

1,413

 

20,879

21,031

22,551

% less than 9th grade

9%

4.5%

3.1

 

11%

7.8%

5.2

% 9th to 12th grade, no diploma

21.4%

13.8%

9.2

 

17.8%

16.5%

7.7

% high school graduate or higher

69.8%

81.7%

87.7

 

71.2%

75.6%

69.2

% Some college, no degree

11.0%

18.4%

12.2

 

14.7%

18.1%

14.5

% Associate degree

3.3%

7.6%

6.5

 

6.7%

5.8%

5.6

% bachelor's degree or higher

14.3%

14.0%

27.6

 

15.3%

16.5%

18.4

% Graduate or professional degree

5.8%

6.5%

9.7

 

4.8%

6.1%

6.0

Employment

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Employment/population ratio

60.15%

63.32%

67.0

 

51.6%

59.0%

50.3

Unemployment rate

2.39%

1.83%

5.3

 

4.9%

4.9%

7.9

Occupation: Percent managerial/professional

26.0%

38.1

 

29.6%

24.5

Occupation: % prod., transport, material moving

21.2%

9.0

 

18.8%

13.3

Aging

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% under 5 years

5.6

5.9

 

5.8

% 5-17 years

18.7

16.8

 

12.6

% 65 years and over

16.0

11.9

 

8.1

Family Structure

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

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

13.6

10.1

 

17.9

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

32.7

26.3

 

19.0

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

10.8

5.0

 

14.3

% all parents in family in labor force

 

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