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Vernon Hill (a)

       

South Worcester

Population

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% change

-0.4

 

4.35%

size

3,938

 

32,673

34,094

36,013

% white

50.2

 

92.4%

78.3%

49.6

% black

15.6

 

2.7%

5.6%

9.0

% African American

 

% asian

4.9

 

2.2%

5.3%

5.0

% hispanic

26.6

 

4.8%

9.9%

16.0

Immigration

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% foreign born

18.4

 

7%

13%

15.8

% immigrated in last 10 years

6.2

 

8.5%

6.7

Linguistically Isolated Households

186

 

597

963

1,356

% Households linguistically isolated

11.4

 

5.5%

8.5%

8.2

School age linguistically isolated

35

 

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

1,849

 

13,442

14,041

14,824

% renter occupied (of all occupied)

74.7

 

56%

57%

44.4

% owner occupied

25.3

 

43%

43%

37.8

% Vacant

12.9

 

7%

6%

8.3

% housing built before 1960

77.0

 

59%

64%

48.7

% housing built after 1980

14.6

 

21%

20%

17.8

housing units: % single family homes

9.3

 

29.1%

32.7%

27.1

number single family

182

 

3086

4592

4,319

Income and Poverty

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

poverty rate: % people poor

16.1

 

11.8%

16.4%

12.3

median family income

48,750

 

$34,076

$43,939

53,130

median household income

41,908

 

45,720

% Households where housing costs are>30% of income

45.2

 

18.8%

30.1%

32.2

% Children poor

5.3

 

20.1%

24.3%

4.2

% Families Below 50% Metro Family Median Income

40.5

 

24%

33%

26.6

Est.2006 Median Family Income

 

$34,987

2005 Median Family Income

 

2005 % Poor

 

Education

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Population 25 years and over

2,710

 

20,879

21,031

22,551

% less than 9th grade

5.5

 

11%

7.8%

5.2

% 9th to 12th grade, no diploma

15.0

 

17.8%

16.5%

7.7

% high school graduate or higher

79.5

 

71.2%

75.6%

69.2

% Some college, no degree

16.7

 

14.7%

18.1%

14.5

% Associate degree

6.0

 

6.7%

5.8%

5.6

% bachelor's degree or higher

17.5

 

15.3%

16.5%

18.4

% Graduate or professional degree

4.4

 

4.8%

6.1%

6.0

Employment

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Employment/population ratio

66.2

 

51.6%

59.0%

50.3

Unemployment rate

7.2

 

4.9%

4.9%

7.9

Occupation: Percent managerial/professional

20.6

 

29.6%

24.5

Occupation: % prod., transport, material moving

19.4

 

18.8%

13.3

Aging

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% under 5 years

7.2

8.3

 

5.8

% 5-17 years

17.5

18.5

 

12.6

% 65 years and over

13.4

9.9

 

8.1

Family Structure

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

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

32.0

18.0

 

17.9

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

22.5

25.1

 

19.0

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

23.9

13.2

 

14.3

% all parents in family in labor force

 

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