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Newton Square (a)

       

West Worcester

Population

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% change

0.0

 

x

0.029

size

2,046

 

39741

40898

43,524

% white

82.1

 

94.6

87.4

75.3

% black

4.3

 

2.0

3.8

7.2

% African American

 

% asian

3.9

 

1.8

3.7

5.7

% hispanic

7.1

 

3.0

5.9

9.3

Immigration

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% foreign born

7.7

 

8.0

12.2

18.1

% immigrated in last 10 years

2.2

 

x

5.6

5.8

Linguistically Isolated Households

23

 

46

92

1,366

% Households linguistically isolated

2.9

 

3.5

4.6

8.0

School age linguistically isolated

11

 

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

855

 

15247

15956

17,014

% renter occupied (of all occupied)

39.0

 

32.5

31.8

31.7

% owner occupied

61.0

 

67.5

68.2

68.3

% Vacant

7.3

 

5.4

3.4

5.6

% housing built before 1960

89.6

 

68.4

64.4

63.1

% housing built after 1980

6.8

 

14.5

19.0

22.9

housing units: % single family homes

47.8

 

62.3

63.9

60.3

number single family

422

 

9436

10117

10,575

Income and Poverty

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

poverty rate: % people poor

9.2

 

6.5

6.8

7.6

median family income

92,841

 

48,986

63,189

80,703

median household income

60,878

 

63,698

% Households where housing costs are>30% of income

42.1

 

38.3

33.9

38.6

% Children poor

1.2

 

8.0

7.8

1.9

% Families Below 50% Metro Family Median Income

12.9

 

13.6

17.3

19.0

Est.2006 Median Family Income

 

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

1,317

 

26019

26944

29,331

% less than 9th grade

0.0

 

6.3

4.1

3.2

% 9th to 12th grade, no diploma

3.4

 

8.7

7.8

5.6

% high school graduate or higher

96.6

 

85.0

88.0

91.2

% Some college, no degree

12.4

 

16.9

18.4

18.3

% Associate degree

9.2

 

6.9

7.6

7.3

% bachelor's degree or higher

51.9

 

35.0

37.2

42.4

% Graduate or professional degree

24.7

 

15.8

17.6

19.1

Employment

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Employment/population ratio

72.1

 

62.3

62.0

61.2

Unemployment rate

7.5

 

5.1

3.2

7.0

Occupation: Percent managerial/professional

46.5

 

x

42.8

42.3

Occupation: % prod., transport, material moving

4.7

 

x

10.0

10.5

Aging

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% under 5 years

6.3

5.1

 

5.3

% 5-17 years

17.0

16.1

 

15.0

% 65 years and over

13.8

12.0

 

14.9

Family Structure

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

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

11.1

15.0

 

13.0

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

36.7

27.0

 

34.2

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

6.9

10.9

 

10.9

% all parents in family in labor force

 

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