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Auraria-Lincoln Park

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La Alma/Lincoln Park and Baker are among the City's oldest neighborhoods. La Alma/Lincoln Park dates from the settlement of Auraria City, where the Auraria Higher Education Center is presently located. What is known today ... more



Most Recent Data

Indicator 2000 Data Most Recent Data Data Year
Total Population 6,554 6,824 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 1,082 957 2011
Total Births * 149 94 2011
% Births Non-Latino White * 11.41% 30.93% 2010
% Births African-American * 6.71% 23.71% 2010
% Births Latino * 77.18% 37.11% 2010
% Birth Native American * 2.68% 0% 2010
% Birth Asian/Pacific Islander * 0% 0% 2010
% Births Other Race * 0% 0% 2008
Total Foreclosure Filings 7 40 2009

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Additional notes

Auraria-Lincoln Park is a Making Connections-Denver (MC-D) neighborhood, part of a national place-based initiative by the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) advancing the premise that "Children do well when their families do well, and families do better when they live in supportive neighborhoods." For more information visit http://www.makingconnectionsdenver.org/


Auraria-Lincoln Park Community Facts Data


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Population and Households

General

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
Total Population 6,824 600,158 2010
Households 2,801 263,107 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 957 77,366 2011
Total Births * 94 9,371 2011

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Race/Ethnicity

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
% Population Non-Latino White 45.03% 52.15% 2010
% Population African American 10.55% 9.73% 2010
% Population Latino 37.65% 31.82% 2010
% Population Native American 0.97% 0.59% 2010
% Population Asian/Pacific Islander 2.81% 3.32% 2010
% Population Other Race (Single Race Selected) 0.32% 0.2% 2010
% Population of 2 or More Races 2.62% 2.11% 2010
% Foreign Born 21.07% 17.42% 2000
% Adults Non-English Speaking 9.71% 9.2% 2000
% Births Non-Latino White * 30.93% 43.13% 2010
% Births African-American * 23.71% 10.93% 2010
% Births Latino * 37.11% 38.31% 2010
% Birth Native American * 0% 0.91% 2010
% Birth Asian/Pacific Islander * 0% 3.82% 2010
% Births Other Race * 0% 1.96% 2008
% Births to Foreign Mothers * 29.91% 34.16% 2008

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Age

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
% Population under 6 7.75% 8.59% 2010
% Population 6-11 7.09% 7.05% 2010
% Population 12-17 5.26% 5.81% 2010
% Population 18-24 23.96% 10.41% 2010
% Population 25-34 21.35% 20.47% 2010
% Population 35-44 11.78% 14.96% 2010
% Population 45-54 8.98% 12.08% 2010
% Population 55-64 7.43% 10.29% 2010
% Population over 65 6.39% 10.35% 2010

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Families and Households

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
Persons per Household 2.1007 2.2203 2010
% 1-Person Households 42.7% 40.6% 2010
% Families with Children 22.03% 24.8% 2010
% Families without Children 15.78% 22.71% 2010
% Non-Family Households 19.49% 11.89% 2010
% Children Living with Single Parents 52.09% 28.01% 2000
% Births to Teen Mothers (19 and under) * 14.43% 9.09% 2010
% Births to Unwed Mothers * 35.05% 25.32% 2010

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Mobility

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
% Persons Age 5+ Living in Denver Who Lived in a City Other than Denver in 1995 35.82% 33.01% 2000
% Households Living at Current Address Less than 1 Year 39.95% 28.68% 2000

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Youth

Student Demographics

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
% DPS Non-Latino White Students 7.84% 22.22% 2009
% DPS African-American Students 20.52% 16.85% 2009
% DPS Latino Students 65.36% 56.08% 2009
% DPS Other Race Students 6.27% 4.84% 2009
% DPS Children Receiving Free School lunch 90.91% 73.04% 2011

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Newborns

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
Premature Birth Rate * 10.28 9.86 2008
Low Birth Weight Rate * 11.21 9.58 2008
% Births to Women Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care * 14.95% 8.63% 2008

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Early Education

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
% Children under 12 in Subsidized Child Care 17.08% 6.87% 2003
# Licensed Child Care Slots 706 23,886 2003

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Economic Well Being

Poverty and Income

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
Average Household Income $38,480 $55,129 2000
% Children (under 18) on TANF 11.74% 4.57% 2002
% Children (under 18) on Medicaid 40.88% 22.49% 2002
% Persons in poverty 37.73% 14.29% 2000
% Children (under 18) in Poverty 51.04% 20.82% 2000
% Families in Poverty 37.05% 10.63% 2000
% Single Mothers with Children in Poverty 63.99% 32.58% 2000
% Households with Income less than 100% of Denver's Median Income 65.4% 49.9% 2000
% Households with Income 100 to 200% of Denver's Median Income 24.44% 30.9% 2000
% Households with Income Greater than 200% of Denver's Median Income 10.15% 19.19% 2000
% Non-Latino Whites in Poverty 26.42% 7.8% 2000
% African-Americans in Poverty 35.82% 19.37% 2000
% Latinos in Poverty 45.71% 22.47% 2000
% Native Americans in Poverty 66.9% 27.3% 2000
% Asian and Pacific Islanders in Poverty 21.03% 16.83% 2000

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Labor and Employment

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
Total jobs 16,022 486,669 2002
% Government Jobs 1.21% 5.41% 2002
% Service Jobs 55.38% 36.06% 2002
% Transportation, Communications & Public Utility Jobs 7.82% 9.09% 2002
% Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Jobs 1.39% 7.12% 2002
% Manufacturing jobs 5.79% 5.93% 2002
% Retail Trade Jobs 8.47% 12.52% 2002
% Construction Jobs 7.04% 4.26% 2002
% Wholesale Trade Jobs 7.73% 5.37% 2002
% Mining jobs 0.06% 0.85% 2002
% Other jobs 5.11% 13.39% 2002
Average Annual Wage $33,208 $37,407 2000
Unemployed as % of Civilian Labor Force 10.63% 5.67% 2000

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Adult Education

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
% Persons age 25+ with less than 12th grade education 38.57% 21.11% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with high school only education 17.75% 20.01% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with some college but no degree 14.24% 19.52% 2000
% Persons Age 25+ with college degree (Associates or Better) 29.44% 39.37% 2000
% Births to women with less than 12th grade education * 25.23% 24.08% 2008

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Housing

Homeownership

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
# Housing Units 2,972 70,549 2010
% Housing Owner-Occupied 19.86% 52.48% 2000
% non-Latino White Homeowners 17.06% 62.62% 2000
% African-American Homeowners 4.84% 48.37% 2000
% Latino Homeowners 30% 49.11% 2000
% Native American Homeowners 28.92% 42% 2000
% Asian/Pacific Islander Homeowners 8.18% 44.87% 2000
Median Income for Home Purchasers $59,950 $65,400 2003
Average Loan Amount for Home Purchasers $179,064 $203,763 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - White 72.18% 65.23% 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - Non-White 51.43% 54.78% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - Total 3.28% 11.88% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - White 3.3% 9.24% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - African American 0% 18.92% 2002
% Sub-prime Loans - Latino 6.67% 16.09% 2003
Total Foreclosure Filings 40 6,101 2009

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Housing Characteristics

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
Average Home Sale Price $192,102 $278,024 2003
% Housing Vacancy 5.75% 9.15% 2010
% Housing Publicly Subsidized 33.5% 6.6% 1999
% Renters paying more than 30% of income on Housing 39.07% 38.6% 2000
% of Overcrowded Housing Units 9.63% 7.71% 2000
% Housing Units Built Before 1940 29.55% 24.5% 2000

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Crime And Safety

Crime

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
% Property Crimes 71.72% 75.65% 2012
% Violent Crimes 9.19% 9.65% 2012
% Other Crimes 19.09% 14.71% 2012
Crime Rate per 1,000 Persons 185.38 60.19 2010
Burglary Crime Rate per 1,000 Households 29.95 15.84 2010
Violent crime rate per 1,000 Persons 14.07 5.21 2010

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Child Abuse

Indicator Auraria-Lincoln Park Denver Data Year Map
Confirmed Child Abuse & Neglect Rate 26.16 7.48 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Physical Abuse Rate 12.79 5.19 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Neglect Rate 28.88 11.56 2004
Out-of-Home Placement Rate 0 11.48 2004

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