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Beacon Brightly

       

Central City

Population

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% change

-10.93

4.4

 

-3.4

size

4,081

3,679

3,841

 

29,386

28,380

29,852

% white

58

48

21.6

 

72

60

39.5

% black

13

11

10.4

 

10

10

10.2

% African American

 

% asian

7

11

12.6

 

6

9

9.5

% hispanic

37

44

52.3

 

21

30

37.0

Immigration

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% foreign born

14

19

38.5

 

14

24

27.9

% immigrated in last 10 years

8

15

25.8

 

8

5

12.0

Linguistically Isolated Households

245

257

406

 

1,331

1774

3083

% Households linguistically isolated

20

21

31.9

 

13

17

30.3

School age linguistically isolated

224

162

199

 

866

989

1366

Number of persons born in X

 

Top 5 Immigrant Groups

 

Housing

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

total units

1,552

1,380

1,504

 

11,769

11,188

11,216

% renter occupied (of all occupied)

89

86

85.4

 

87

87

87.5

% owner occupied

11

14

14.6

 

13

13

12.5

% Vacant

19

10

13.2

 

12

9

8.9

% housing built before 1960

88

86

86.0

 

73

75

78.8

% housing built after 1980

6

6

8.3

 

7

5

6.3

housing units: % single family homes

6

7

8.3

 

5

8

5.8

number single family

92

94

134

 

617

857

713

Income and Poverty

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

poverty rate: % people poor

40

40

44.7

 

26

33

35.1

median family income

$17,379

$23,007

26,934

 

$22,160

$26,418

$29,356

median household income

23,883

 

$22,960

% Households where housing costs are>30% of income

58

47

58.2

 

48

40

52.2

% Children poor

58

52

20.8

 

43

42

10.1

% Families Below 50% Metro Family Median Income

57

62

65.6

 

43

55

63.9

Est.2006 Median Family Income

$28,235

 

$32,421

2005 Median Family Income

 

2005 % Poor

 

Education

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Population 25 years and over

2,045

2,798

1,966

 

15,328

14,864

13,762

% less than 9th grade

16

29

11.9

 

21

18

14.9

% 9th to 12th grade, no diploma

28

22

16.3

 

19

18

12.7

% high school graduate or higher

56

50

71.8

 

60

64

68.7

% Some college, no degree

12

10

13.7

 

14

15

16.3

% Associate degree

4

6

5.7

 

6

4

2.9

% bachelor's degree or higher

14

5

21.6

 

14

15

21.6

% Graduate or professional degree

5

2

4.4

 

5

7

7.9

Employment

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

Employment/population ratio

29

47

43.0

 

46

50

45.6

Unemployment rate

5

6

21.6

 

6

5

13.8

Occupation: Percent managerial/professional

16

15.7

 

18

21.6

Occupation: % prod., transport, material moving

33

12.4

 

27

16.8

Aging

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

% under 5 years

8.3

8.3

 

6.0

% 5-17 years

23.5

19.3

 

14.2

% 65 years and over

6.9

4.9

 

7.7

Family Structure

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

 

1990

2000

2006--10

2010

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

39.0

49.9

 

37.2

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

27.4

19.1

 

16.0

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

32.0

44.3

 

29.8

% all parents in family in labor force

 

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