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Beaver Brook Area

       

West Worcester

Population

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% change

x

-0.028

0.1

 

x

0.029

size

2579

2508

2,511

 

39741

40898

43,524

% white

92.5

83.2

70.7

 

94.6

87.4

75.3

% black

2.3

3.8

9.0

 

2.0

3.8

7.2

% African American

 

% asian

2.2

4.7

5.7

 

1.8

3.7

5.7

% hispanic

4.0

8.3

11.6

 

3.0

5.9

9.3

Immigration

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% foreign born

9.0

21.3

20.7

 

8.0

12.2

18.1

% immigrated in last 10 years

x

11.5

9.9

 

x

5.6

5.8

Linguistically Isolated Households

32

44

96

 

46

92

1,366

% Households linguistically isolated

3.2

4.4

9.2

 

3.5

4.6

8.0

School age linguistically isolated

10

27

12

 

15

36

627

Number of persons born in X

 

Top 5 Immigrant Groups

 

Housing

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

total units

1047

1047

1,063

 

15247

15956

17,014

% renter occupied (of all occupied)

44.0

45.9

47.3

 

32.5

31.8

31.7

% owner occupied

56.0

54.1

52.7

 

67.5

68.2

68.3

% Vacant

5.6

3.4

5.4

 

5.4

3.4

5.6

% housing built before 1960

98.1

95.1

93.6

 

68.4

64.4

63.1

% housing built after 1980

0

1.0

3.2

 

14.5

19.0

22.9

housing units: % single family homes

44.8

47.3

40.5

 

62.3

63.9

60.3

number single family

469

495

466

 

9436

10117

10,575

Income and Poverty

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

poverty rate: % people poor

8.1

7.6

9.8

 

6.5

6.8

7.6

median family income

42407

55865

54,674

 

48,986

63,189

80,703

median household income

52,663

 

63,698

% Households where housing costs are>30% of income

36.7

27.6

51.2

 

38.3

33.9

38.6

% Children poor

14.3

5.3

2.1

 

8.0

7.8

1.9

% Families Below 50% Metro Family Median Income

16.2

16.6

36.8

 

13.6

17.3

19.0

Est.2006 Median Family Income

x

68560

 

x

78,456

2005 Median Family Income

 

2005 % Poor

 

Education

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Population 25 years and over

1725

1696

1,602

 

26019

26944

29,331

% less than 9th grade

9.4

6.5

4.7

 

6.3

4.1

3.2

% 9th to 12th grade, no diploma

7.0

9.5

3.8

 

8.7

7.8

5.6

% high school graduate or higher

83.6

84.0

91.4

 

85.0

88.0

91.2

% Some college, no degree

19.0

19.0

22.3

 

16.9

18.4

18.3

% Associate degree

4.7

7.0

8.1

 

6.9

7.6

7.3

% bachelor's degree or higher

30.6

37.3

41.3

 

35.0

37.2

42.4

% Graduate or professional degree

16.9

17.6

15.9

 

15.8

17.6

19.1

Employment

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Employment/population ratio

66.2

65.7

65.4

 

62.3

62.0

61.2

Unemployment rate

7.9

2.2

11.4

 

5.1

3.2

7.0

Occupation: Percent managerial/professional

x

52.9

37.5

 

x

42.8

42.3

Occupation: % prod., transport, material moving

x

7.5

10.9

 

x

10.0

10.5

Aging

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% under 5 years

6.6

5.5

 

5.3

% 5-17 years

16.7

16.2

 

15.0

% 65 years and over

13.6

11.2

 

14.9

Family Structure

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

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

12.7

35.3

 

13.0

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

36.5

24.1

 

34.2

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

11.7

28.2

 

10.9

% all parents in family in labor force

 

NA

 

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