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Civic Center

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The initial settlement in and near the Civic Center area dates back to 1858, when bands of gold prospectors from Kansas organized a company town along Cherry Creek.

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Most Recent Data

Indicator 2000 Data Most Recent Data Data Year
Total Population 619 1,577 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 9 19 2011
Total Births * 4 13 2011
% Births Non-Latino White * 75% 70% 2010
% Births African-American * 0% 0% 2010
% Births Latino * 0% 0% 2010
% Birth Native American * 0% 0% 2010
% Birth Asian/Pacific Islander * 0% 0% 2010
% Births Other Race * 0% 0% 2008
Total Foreclosure Filings N/A 13 2009

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Population and Households

General

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
Total Population 1,577 600,158 2010
Households 1,140 263,107 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 19 77,366 2011
Total Births * 13 9,371 2011

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Race/Ethnicity

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
% Population Non-Latino White 78% 52.15% 2010
% Population African American 5.14% 9.73% 2010
% Population Latino 9.58% 31.82% 2010
% Population Native American 0.63% 0.59% 2010
% Population Asian/Pacific Islander 3.8% 3.32% 2010
% Population Other Race (Single Race Selected) 0% 0.2% 2010
% Population of 2 or More Races 2.85% 2.11% 2010
% Foreign Born 6.95% 17.42% 2000
% Adults Non-English Speaking 1.65% 9.2% 2000
% Births Non-Latino White * 70% 43.13% 2010
% Births African-American * 0% 10.93% 2010
% Births Latino * 0% 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 * 50% 34.16% 2008

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Age

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
% Population under 6 1.78% 8.59% 2010
% Population 6-11 0.38% 7.05% 2010
% Population 12-17 0.63% 5.81% 2010
% Population 18-24 9.38% 10.41% 2010
% Population 25-34 36.08% 20.47% 2010
% Population 35-44 15.6% 14.96% 2010
% Population 45-54 14.2% 12.08% 2010
% Population 55-64 15.16% 10.29% 2010
% Population over 65 6.79% 10.35% 2010

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Families and Households

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
Persons per Household 1.3789 2.2203 2010
% 1-Person Households 65.26% 40.6% 2010
% Families with Children 3.25% 24.8% 2010
% Families without Children 16.23% 22.71% 2010
% Non-Family Households 15.26% 11.89% 2010
% Children Living with Single Parents 39.39% 28.01% 2000
% Births to Teen Mothers (19 and under) * 0% 9.09% 2010
% Births to Unwed Mothers * 30% 25.32% 2010

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Mobility

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
% Persons Age 5+ Living in Denver Who Lived in a City Other than Denver in 1995 47.83% 33.01% 2000
% Households Living at Current Address Less than 1 Year 51.36% 28.68% 2000

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Youth

Student Demographics

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
% DPS Non-Latino White Students 54.55% 22.22% 2009
% DPS African-American Students 16.67% 17.69% 2008
% DPS Latino Students 36.36% 56.08% 2009
% DPS Other Race Students 9.09% 4.84% 2009
% DPS Children Receiving Free School lunch 42.11% 73.04% 2011

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Newborns

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
Premature Birth Rate * 0 9.86 2008
Low Birth Weight Rate * 0 9.58 2008
% Births to Women Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care * 16.67% 8.63% 2008

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Early Education

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
% Children under 12 in Subsidized Child Care 0% 6.87% 2003
# Licensed Child Care Slots 30 23,886 2003

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Economic Well Being

Poverty and Income

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
Average Household Income $48,763 $55,129 2000
% Children (under 18) on TANF 0% 4.01% 1999
% Children (under 18) on Medicaid 9.43% 22.49% 2002
% Persons in poverty 28.69% 14.29% 2000
% Children (under 18) in Poverty 100% 27.42% 1990
% Families in Poverty 7.22% 10.63% 2000
% Single Mothers with Children in Poverty 100% 46.02% 1990
% Households with Income less than 100% of Denver's Median Income 62.43% 49.9% 2000
% Households with Income 100 to 200% of Denver's Median Income 7.25% 30.9% 2000
% Households with Income Greater than 200% of Denver's Median Income 30.32% 19.19% 2000
% Non-Latino Whites in Poverty 26.24% 7.8% 2000
% African-Americans in Poverty 27.78% 19.37% 2000
% Latinos in Poverty 36.07% 22.47% 2000
% Native Americans in Poverty 100% 27.3% 2000
% Asian and Pacific Islanders in Poverty 0% 16.83% 2000

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Labor and Employment

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
Total jobs 5,623 486,669 2002
% Government Jobs 39.46% 5.41% 2002
% Service Jobs 24.63% 36.06% 2002
% Transportation, Communications & Public Utility Jobs 2.28% 9.09% 2002
% Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Jobs 2.24% 7.12% 2002
% Manufacturing jobs 8.7% 5.93% 2002
% Retail Trade Jobs 12.27% 12.52% 2002
% Construction Jobs 5.14% 4.26% 2002
% Wholesale Trade Jobs 0.59% 5.37% 2002
% Mining jobs 0% 0.85% 2002
% Other jobs 4.7% 13.39% 2002
Average Annual Wage $13,893 $37,407 2000
Unemployed as % of Civilian Labor Force 6.11% 5.67% 2000

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Adult Education

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
% Persons age 25+ with less than 12th grade education 23.61% 21.11% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with high school only education 7.74% 20.01% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with some college but no degree 10.91% 19.52% 2000
% Persons Age 25+ with college degree (Associates or Better) 57.74% 39.37% 2000
% Births to women with less than 12th grade education * 0% 24.08% 2008

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Housing

Homeownership

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
# Housing Units 1,345 70,549 2010
% Housing Owner-Occupied 44.5% 52.48% 2000
% non-Latino White Homeowners 57.75% 62.62% 2000
% African-American Homeowners 23.33% 48.37% 2000
% Latino Homeowners 12.99% 49.11% 2000
% Native American Homeowners 0% 42% 2000
% Asian/Pacific Islander Homeowners 36.84% 44.87% 2000
Median Income for Home Purchasers $106,820 $65,400 2003
Average Loan Amount for Home Purchasers $238,816 $203,763 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - White 63.11% 65.23% 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - Non-White 62.5% 54.78% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - Total 4.17% 11.88% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - White 5% 9.24% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - African American 0% 18.92% 2002
% Sub-prime Loans - Latino 0% 8.2% 2002
Total Foreclosure Filings 13 6,101 2009

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Housing Characteristics

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
Average Home Sale Price $239,900 $254,919 2002
% Housing Vacancy 15.24% 9.15% 2010
% Housing Publicly Subsidized 38% 6.6% 1999
% Renters paying more than 30% of income on Housing 43.36% 38.6% 2000
% of Overcrowded Housing Units 5.46% 7.71% 2000
% Housing Units Built Before 1940 24.4% 24.5% 2000

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Crime And Safety

Crime

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
% Property Crimes 41.69% 75.65% 2012
% Violent Crimes 11.44% 9.65% 2012
% Other Crimes 46.87% 14.71% 2012
Crime Rate per 1,000 Persons 410.91 60.19 2010
Burglary Crime Rate per 1,000 Households 6.69 15.84 2010
Violent crime rate per 1,000 Persons 26.63 5.21 2010

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Child Abuse

Indicator Civic Center Denver Data Year Map
Confirmed Child Abuse & Neglect Rate 0 7.48 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Physical Abuse Rate 0 5.19 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Neglect Rate 0 11.56 2004
Out-of-Home Placement Rate 0 11.48 2004

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