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Capitol Hill

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Capitol Hill is one of the oldest residential areas in Denver. Development of the neighborhood began thanks in large part to the work of two men, Horace A.W. Tabor and Henry C. Brown. Until Tabor's arrival in the 1880s, ... more



Most Recent Data

Indicator 2000 Data Most Recent Data Data Year
Total Population 14,987 14,708 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 278 203 2011
Total Births * 93 78 2011
% Births Non-Latino White * 52.69% 82.76% 2010
% Births African-American * 7.53% 0% 2010
% Births Latino * 31.18% 8.62% 2010
% Birth Native American * 3.23% 0% 2010
% Birth Asian/Pacific Islander * 5.38% 5.17% 2010
% Births Other Race * 0% 0% 2008
Total Foreclosure Filings 6 76 2009

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Population and Households

General

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
Total Population 14,708 600,158 2010
Households 10,856 263,107 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 203 77,366 2011
Total Births * 78 9,371 2011

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Race/Ethnicity

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
% Population Non-Latino White 78.56% 52.15% 2010
% Population African American 4.41% 9.73% 2010
% Population Latino 11.25% 31.82% 2010
% Population Native American 0.67% 0.59% 2010
% Population Asian/Pacific Islander 2.26% 3.32% 2010
% Population Other Race (Single Race Selected) 0.19% 0.2% 2010
% Population of 2 or More Races 2.6% 2.11% 2010
% Foreign Born 8.95% 17.42% 2000
% Adults Non-English Speaking 2.82% 9.2% 2000
% Births Non-Latino White * 82.76% 43.13% 2010
% Births African-American * 0% 10.93% 2010
% Births Latino * 8.62% 38.31% 2010
% Birth Native American * 0% 0.91% 2010
% Birth Asian/Pacific Islander * 5.17% 3.82% 2010
% Births Other Race * 0% 1.96% 2008
% Births to Foreign Mothers * 19.57% 34.16% 2008

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Age

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
% Population under 6 1.46% 8.59% 2010
% Population 6-11 0.8% 7.05% 2010
% Population 12-17 0.51% 5.81% 2010
% Population 18-24 16.13% 10.41% 2010
% Population 25-34 40.12% 20.47% 2010
% Population 35-44 14.75% 14.96% 2010
% Population 45-54 10.86% 12.08% 2010
% Population 55-64 9.44% 10.29% 2010
% Population over 65 5.92% 10.35% 2010

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Families and Households

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
Persons per Household 1.3369 2.2203 2010
% 1-Person Households 71.81% 40.6% 2010
% Families with Children 2.69% 24.8% 2010
% Families without Children 8.37% 22.71% 2010
% Non-Family Households 17.12% 11.89% 2010
% Children Living with Single Parents 40% 28.01% 2000
% Births to Teen Mothers (19 and under) * 0% 9.09% 2010
% Births to Unwed Mothers * 39.66% 25.32% 2010

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Mobility

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
% Persons Age 5+ Living in Denver Who Lived in a City Other than Denver in 1995 51.16% 33.01% 2000
% Households Living at Current Address Less than 1 Year 44.22% 28.68% 2000

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Student Demographics

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
% DPS Non-Latino White Students 50.61% 22.22% 2009
% DPS African-American Students 10.37% 16.85% 2009
% DPS Latino Students 31.1% 56.08% 2009
% DPS Other Race Students 7.93% 4.84% 2009
% DPS Children Receiving Free School lunch 51.72% 73.04% 2011

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Newborns

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
Premature Birth Rate * 14.13 9.86 2008
Low Birth Weight Rate * 15.22 9.58 2008
% Births to Women Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care * 13.04% 8.63% 2008

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Early Education

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
% Children under 12 in Subsidized Child Care 5.03% 6.87% 2003
# Licensed Child Care Slots 226 23,886 2003

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Economic Well Being

Poverty and Income

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
Average Household Income $35,299 $55,129 2000
% Children (under 18) on TANF 3.9% 4.57% 2002
% Children (under 18) on Medicaid 15.5% 22.49% 2002
% Persons in poverty 17.82% 14.29% 2000
% Children (under 18) in Poverty 34.01% 20.82% 2000
% Families in Poverty 10.78% 10.63% 2000
% Single Mothers with Children in Poverty 38.43% 32.58% 2000
% Households with Income less than 100% of Denver's Median Income 68.31% 49.9% 2000
% Households with Income 100 to 200% of Denver's Median Income 23.4% 30.9% 2000
% Households with Income Greater than 200% of Denver's Median Income 8.29% 19.19% 2000
% Non-Latino Whites in Poverty 15.64% 7.8% 2000
% African-Americans in Poverty 24.94% 19.37% 2000
% Latinos in Poverty 21.65% 22.47% 2000
% Native Americans in Poverty 44.1% 27.3% 2000
% Asian and Pacific Islanders in Poverty 37.72% 16.83% 2000

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Labor and Employment

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
Total jobs 11,140 486,669 2002
% Government Jobs 1.62% 5.41% 2002
% Service Jobs 31.16% 36.06% 2002
% Transportation, Communications & Public Utility Jobs 3.4% 9.09% 2002
% Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Jobs 21.5% 7.12% 2002
% Manufacturing jobs 1.74% 5.93% 2002
% Retail Trade Jobs 14.12% 12.52% 2002
% Construction Jobs 0.49% 4.26% 2002
% Wholesale Trade Jobs 1.28% 5.37% 2002
% Mining jobs 0.98% 0.85% 2002
% Other jobs 23.67% 13.39% 2002
Average Annual Wage $25,154 $37,407 2000
Unemployed as % of Civilian Labor Force 4.86% 5.67% 2000

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Adult Education

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
% Persons age 25+ with less than 12th grade education 9.65% 21.11% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with high school only education 15.25% 20.01% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with some college but no degree 24.49% 19.52% 2000
% Persons Age 25+ with college degree (Associates or Better) 50.61% 39.37% 2000
% Births to women with less than 12th grade education * 14.13% 24.08% 2008

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Housing

Homeownership

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
# Housing Units 11,757 70,549 2010
% Housing Owner-Occupied 18.08% 52.48% 2000
% non-Latino White Homeowners 21.76% 62.62% 2000
% African-American Homeowners 5.34% 48.37% 2000
% Latino Homeowners 10.03% 49.11% 2000
% Native American Homeowners 6% 42% 2000
% Asian/Pacific Islander Homeowners 15.06% 44.87% 2000
Median Income for Home Purchasers $52,320 $65,400 2003
Average Loan Amount for Home Purchasers $153,700 $203,763 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - White 65.76% 65.23% 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - Non-White 58.21% 54.78% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - Total 4.78% 11.88% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - White 4.36% 9.24% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - African American 33.33% 26.09% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - Latino 4.55% 8.2% 2002
Total Foreclosure Filings 76 6,101 2009

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Housing Characteristics

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
Average Home Sale Price $409,906 $278,024 2003
% Housing Vacancy 7.66% 9.15% 2010
% Housing Publicly Subsidized 5.9% 6.6% 1999
% Renters paying more than 30% of income on Housing 37.93% 38.6% 2000
% of Overcrowded Housing Units 3.74% 7.71% 2000
% Housing Units Built Before 1940 40.9% 24.5% 2000

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Crime And Safety

Crime

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
% Property Crimes 65.58% 75.65% 2012
% Violent Crimes 13.99% 9.65% 2012
% Other Crimes 20.42% 14.71% 2012
Crime Rate per 1,000 Persons 90.83 60.19 2010
Burglary Crime Rate per 1,000 Households 8.51 15.84 2010
Violent crime rate per 1,000 Persons 8.29 5.21 2010

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Child Abuse

Indicator Capitol Hill Denver Data Year Map
Confirmed Child Abuse & Neglect Rate 6.6 7.48 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Physical Abuse Rate 6.23 5.19 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Neglect Rate 14.22 11.56 2004
Out-of-Home Placement Rate 12.26 11.48 2004

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