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Columbus Park

       

West Worcester

Population

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% change

x

0.024

3.8

 

x

0.029

size

3716

3806

3,949

 

39741

40898

43,524

% white

86.8

72.7

50.2

 

94.6

87.4

75.3

% black

4.9

6.3

10.1

 

2.0

3.8

7.2

% African American

 

% asian

3.0

8.8

10.9

 

1.8

3.7

5.7

% hispanic

10.8

18.2

25.9

 

3.0

5.9

9.3

Immigration

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% foreign born

10.6

20.2

16.1

 

8.0

12.2

18.1

% immigrated in last 10 years

x

11.8

6.2

 

x

5.6

5.8

Linguistically Isolated Households

89

125

185

 

46

92

1,366

% Households linguistically isolated

6.1

8.1

11.9

 

3.5

4.6

8.0

School age linguistically isolated

57

112

47

 

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

1548

1614

1,625

 

15247

15956

17,014

% renter occupied (of all occupied)

50.4

51.7

51.3

 

32.5

31.8

31.7

% owner occupied

49.6

48.3

48.7

 

67.5

68.2

68.3

% Vacant

5.0

4.2

6.3

 

5.4

3.4

5.6

% housing built before 1960

78.7

75.8

76.9

 

68.4

64.4

63.1

% housing built after 1980

11.0

16.2

16.9

 

14.5

19.0

22.9

housing units: % single family homes

39.1

38.8

31.2

 

62.3

63.9

60.3

number single family

605

626

549

 

9436

10117

10,575

Income and Poverty

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

poverty rate: % people poor

14.3

16.4

22.2

 

6.5

6.8

7.6

median family income

38996

42364

47,813

 

48,986

63,189

80,703

median household income

45,060

 

63,698

% Households where housing costs are>30% of income

36.8

32.9

38.1

 

38.3

33.9

38.6

% Children poor

24.8

29.5

8.0

 

8.0

7.8

1.9

% Families Below 50% Metro Family Median Income

21.5

32.8

43.9

 

13.6

17.3

19.0

Est.2006 Median Family Income

x

51990

 

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

2451

2496

2,579

 

26019

26944

29,331

% less than 9th grade

8.8

8.2

3.6

 

6.3

4.1

3.2

% 9th to 12th grade, no diploma

14.6

16.4

14.2

 

8.7

7.8

5.6

% high school graduate or higher

76.6

75.4

82.2

 

85.0

88.0

91.2

% Some college, no degree

19.5

16.7

15.0

 

16.9

18.4

18.3

% Associate degree

4.1

9.9

6.6

 

6.9

7.6

7.3

% bachelor's degree or higher

21.3

18.3

35.3

 

35.0

37.2

42.4

% Graduate or professional degree

7.6

9.2

12.3

 

15.8

17.6

19.1

Employment

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Employment/population ratio

61.8

55.0

54.3

 

62.3

62.0

61.2

Unemployment rate

7.2

4.6

6.5

 

5.1

3.2

7.0

Occupation: Percent managerial/professional

x

31.4

30.7

 

x

42.8

42.3

Occupation: % prod., transport, material moving

x

16.1

11.8

 

x

10.0

10.5

Aging

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% under 5 years

6.9

7.9

 

5.3

% 5-17 years

18.3

16.8

 

15.0

% 65 years and over

16.2

13.0

 

14.9

Family Structure

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

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

20.6

27.2

 

13.0

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

29.2

27.3

 

34.2

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

18.9

24.2

 

10.9

% all parents in family in labor force

 

NA

 

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