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Cheesman Park

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The Cheesman Park neighborhood is one of Denver's oldest residential areas. The first recorded plat for the area is dated 1868. The majority of the land was annexed to the city under the Session Laws of 1883. By the end ... more



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Indicator 2000 Data Most Recent Data Data Year
Total Population 8,284 7,971 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 211 240 2011
Total Births * 60 49 2011
% Births Non-Latino White * 60% 69.57% 2010
% Births African-American * 15% 17.39% 2010
% Births Latino * 20% 6.52% 2010
% Birth Native American * 0% 0% 2010
% Birth Asian/Pacific Islander * 0% 6.52% 2010
% Births Other Race * 0% 3.39% 2008
Total Foreclosure Filings 3 39 2009

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Population and Households

General

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
Total Population 7,971 600,158 2010
Households 5,343 263,107 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 240 77,366 2011
Total Births * 49 9,371 2011

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Race/Ethnicity

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
% Population Non-Latino White 82.15% 52.15% 2010
% Population African American 4.29% 9.73% 2010
% Population Latino 8.97% 31.82% 2010
% Population Native American 0.56% 0.59% 2010
% Population Asian/Pacific Islander 1.91% 3.32% 2010
% Population Other Race (Single Race Selected) 0.21% 0.2% 2010
% Population of 2 or More Races 1.84% 2.11% 2010
% Foreign Born 6.16% 17.42% 2000
% Adults Non-English Speaking 0.43% 9.2% 2000
% Births Non-Latino White * 69.57% 43.13% 2010
% Births African-American * 17.39% 10.93% 2010
% Births Latino * 6.52% 38.31% 2010
% Birth Native American * 0% 0.91% 2010
% Birth Asian/Pacific Islander * 6.52% 3.82% 2010
% Births Other Race * 3.39% 1.96% 2008
% Births to Foreign Mothers * 16.95% 34.16% 2008

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Age

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
% Population under 6 2.97% 8.59% 2010
% Population 6-11 1.78% 7.05% 2010
% Population 12-17 1.64% 5.81% 2010
% Population 18-24 9.16% 10.41% 2010
% Population 25-34 31.84% 20.47% 2010
% Population 35-44 15.71% 14.96% 2010
% Population 45-54 12.43% 12.08% 2010
% Population 55-64 12.52% 10.29% 2010
% Population over 65 11.94% 10.35% 2010

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Families and Households

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
Persons per Household 1.463 2.2203 2010
% 1-Person Households 63.58% 40.6% 2010
% Families with Children 6.1% 24.8% 2010
% Families without Children 12.61% 22.71% 2010
% Non-Family Households 17.71% 11.89% 2010
% Children Living with Single Parents 51.41% 28.01% 2000
% Births to Teen Mothers (19 and under) * 0% 9.09% 2010
% Births to Unwed Mothers * 36.96% 25.32% 2010

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Mobility

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
% Persons Age 5+ Living in Denver Who Lived in a City Other than Denver in 1995 43.57% 33.01% 2000
% Households Living at Current Address Less than 1 Year 39.25% 28.68% 2000

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Youth

Student Demographics

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
% DPS Non-Latino White Students 67.8% 22.22% 2009
% DPS African-American Students 15.25% 16.85% 2009
% DPS Latino Students 11.86% 56.08% 2009
% DPS Other Race Students 5.08% 4.84% 2009
% DPS Children Receiving Free School lunch 42.08% 73.04% 2011

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Newborns

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
Premature Birth Rate * 10.17 9.86 2008
Low Birth Weight Rate * 13.56 9.58 2008
% Births to Women Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care * 6.78% 8.63% 2008

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Early Education

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
% Children under 12 in Subsidized Child Care 19.57% 6.87% 2003
# Licensed Child Care Slots 249 23,886 2003

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Economic Well Being

Poverty and Income

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
Average Household Income $52,866 $55,129 2000
% Children (under 18) on TANF 10.33% 4.57% 2002
% Children (under 18) on Medicaid 10.61% 22.49% 2002
% Persons in poverty 11.09% 14.29% 2000
% Children (under 18) in Poverty 24.68% 20.82% 2000
% Families in Poverty 5.94% 10.63% 2000
% Single Mothers with Children in Poverty 33.06% 32.58% 2000
% Households with Income less than 100% of Denver's Median Income 58.66% 49.9% 2000
% Households with Income 100 to 200% of Denver's Median Income 25.85% 30.9% 2000
% Households with Income Greater than 200% of Denver's Median Income 15.48% 19.19% 2000
% Non-Latino Whites in Poverty 7.45% 7.8% 2000
% African-Americans in Poverty 35.44% 19.37% 2000
% Latinos in Poverty 19.74% 22.47% 2000
% Native Americans in Poverty 11.59% 27.3% 2000
% Asian and Pacific Islanders in Poverty 24.71% 16.83% 2000

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Labor and Employment

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
Total jobs 2,350 486,669 2002
% Government Jobs 1.11% 5.41% 2002
% Service Jobs 30.98% 36.06% 2002
% Transportation, Communications & Public Utility Jobs 0.04% 9.09% 2002
% Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Jobs 6.55% 7.12% 2002
% Manufacturing jobs 0.51% 5.93% 2002
% Retail Trade Jobs 14.89% 12.52% 2002
% Construction Jobs 1.23% 4.26% 2002
% Wholesale Trade Jobs 0.68% 5.37% 2002
% Mining jobs 0.13% 0.85% 2002
% Other jobs 43.87% 13.39% 2002
Average Annual Wage $25,007 $37,407 2000
Unemployed as % of Civilian Labor Force 2.63% 5.67% 2000

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Adult Education

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
% Persons age 25+ with less than 12th grade education 5.76% 21.11% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with high school only education 14.51% 20.01% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with some college but no degree 22.08% 19.52% 2000
% Persons Age 25+ with college degree (Associates or Better) 57.65% 39.37% 2000
% Births to women with less than 12th grade education * 5.08% 24.08% 2008

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Housing

Homeownership

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
# Housing Units 5,834 70,549 2010
% Housing Owner-Occupied 26.03% 52.48% 2000
% non-Latino White Homeowners 32.89% 62.62% 2000
% African-American Homeowners 8.39% 48.37% 2000
% Latino Homeowners 12.81% 49.11% 2000
% Native American Homeowners 2.61% 42% 2000
% Asian/Pacific Islander Homeowners 18.47% 44.87% 2000
Median Income for Home Purchasers $56,680 $65,400 2003
Average Loan Amount for Home Purchasers $187,902 $203,763 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - White 61.4% 65.23% 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - Non-White 63.64% 54.78% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - Total 2.69% 11.88% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - White 2.5% 9.24% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - African American 0% 18.92% 2002
% Sub-prime Loans - Latino 20% 16.09% 2003
Total Foreclosure Filings 39 6,101 2009

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Housing Characteristics

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
Average Home Sale Price $558,945 $278,024 2003
% Housing Vacancy 8.42% 9.15% 2010
% Housing Publicly Subsidized 3.3% 6.6% 1999
% Renters paying more than 30% of income on Housing 35.74% 38.6% 2000
% of Overcrowded Housing Units 3.11% 7.71% 2000
% Housing Units Built Before 1940 39.29% 24.5% 2000

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Crime And Safety

Crime

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
% Property Crimes 76.07% 75.65% 2012
% Violent Crimes 13.04% 9.65% 2012
% Other Crimes 10.89% 14.71% 2012
Crime Rate per 1,000 Persons 58.21 60.19 2010
Burglary Crime Rate per 1,000 Households 7.2 15.84 2010
Violent crime rate per 1,000 Persons 6.77 5.21 2010

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Child Abuse

Indicator Cheesman Park Denver Data Year Map
Confirmed Child Abuse & Neglect Rate 17.35 7.48 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Physical Abuse Rate 11.9 5.19 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Neglect Rate 15.44 11.56 2004
Out-of-Home Placement Rate 0 11.48 2004

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