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South Worcester

Population

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% change

-5.27%

13.1

 

4.35%

size

3,512

3,327

3,762

 

32,673

34,094

36,013

% white

84.3%

62.10%

37.6

 

92.4%

78.3%

49.6

% black

4.1%

6.60%

9.8

 

2.7%

5.6%

9.0

% African American

 

% asian

6.2%

12.10%

11.9

 

2.2%

5.3%

5.0

% hispanic

7.1%

20.50%

36.8

 

4.8%

9.9%

16.0

Immigration

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% foreign born

9%

17%

38.5

 

7%

13%

15.8

% immigrated in last 10 years

6.80%

21.7

 

8.5%

6.7

Linguistically Isolated Households

67

93

328

 

597

963

1,356

% Households linguistically isolated

5.5%

8.1%

27.1

 

5.5%

8.5%

8.2

School age linguistically isolated

18

108

243

 

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

1,354

1,288

1,396

 

13,442

14,041

14,824

% renter occupied (of all occupied)

71%

72%

70.2

 

56%

57%

44.4

% owner occupied

29%

28%

29.8

 

43%

43%

37.8

% Vacant

9%

11%

15.0

 

7%

6%

8.3

% housing built before 1960

2%

89%

92.9

 

59%

64%

48.7

% housing built after 1980

0%

2%

5.5

 

21%

20%

17.8

housing units: % single family homes

14.4%

15.1%

15.1

 

29.1%

32.7%

27.1

number single family

195

195

229

 

3086

4592

4,319

Income and Poverty

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

poverty rate: % people poor

21.4%

31.0%

26.0

 

11.8%

16.4%

12.3

median family income

$25,347

$36,014

33,523

 

$34,076

$43,939

53,130

median household income

35,091

 

45,720

% Households where housing costs are>30% of income

24.1%

46.2%

55.4

 

18.8%

30.1%

32.2

% Children poor

36.0%

41.1%

14.0

 

20.1%

24.3%

4.2

% Families Below 50% Metro Family Median Income

34%

45%

67.3

 

24%

33%

26.6

Est.2006 Median Family Income

$44,196.00

 

$34,987

2005 Median Family Income

 

2005 % Poor

 

Education

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Population 25 years and over

2,103

1782

2,082

 

20,879

21,031

22,551

% less than 9th grade

16%

12.1%

17.5

 

11%

7.8%

5.2

% 9th to 12th grade, no diploma

27.2%

20.4%

14.9

 

17.8%

16.5%

7.7

% high school graduate or higher

56.3%

67.5%

67.6

 

71.2%

75.6%

69.2

% Some college, no degree

13.7%

9.8%

14.7

 

14.7%

18.1%

14.5

% Associate degree

4.0%

4.8%

10.6

 

6.7%

5.8%

5.6

% bachelor's degree or higher

4.4%

10.2%

11.2

 

15.3%

16.5%

18.4

% Graduate or professional degree

0.3%

3.4%

6.0

 

4.8%

6.1%

6.0

Employment

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Employment/population ratio

54.95%

49.98%

55.9

 

51.6%

59.0%

50.3

Unemployment rate

10.45%

5.91%

17.6

 

4.9%

4.9%

7.9

Occupation: Percent managerial/professional

20.7%

18.2

 

29.6%

24.5

Occupation: % prod., transport, material moving

22.9%

34.8

 

18.8%

13.3

Aging

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% under 5 years

8.5

9.2

 

5.8

% 5-17 years

21.5

20.0

 

12.6

% 65 years and over

8.9

5.8

 

8.1

Family Structure

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

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

27.1

43.8

 

17.9

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

30.7

24.0

 

19.0

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

22.6

29.6

 

14.3

% all parents in family in labor force

 

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