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Elyria Swansea

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Swansea and Elyria have their own unique histories, yet the two neighborhoods share common historical features. In the mid-19th century, Denver was a miners' town, and settlements began to form around it. The Swansea-Elyria ... more



Most Recent Data

Indicator 2000 Data Most Recent Data Data Year
Total Population 6,708 6,401 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) N/A 1,762 2011
Total Births * 175 117 2011
% Births Non-Latino White * 4% 9.26% 2010
% Births African-American * 3.43% 9.88% 2010
% Births Latino * 92% 76.54% 2010
% Birth Native American * 0% 0% 2010
% Birth Asian/Pacific Islander * 0% 0% 2010
% Births Other Race * 0% 0% 2008
Total Foreclosure Filings 11 89 2009

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Population and Households

General

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
Total Population 6,401 600,158 2010
Households 1,695 263,107 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 1,762 77,366 2011
Total Births * 117 9,371 2011

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Race/Ethnicity

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
% Population Non-Latino White 8.81% 52.15% 2010
% Population African American 5.58% 9.73% 2010
% Population Latino 83.85% 31.82% 2010
% Population Native American 0.53% 0.59% 2010
% Population Asian/Pacific Islander 0.31% 3.32% 2010
% Population Other Race (Single Race Selected) 0.27% 0.2% 2010
% Population of 2 or More Races 0.66% 2.11% 2010
% Foreign Born 39.25% 17.42% 2000
% Adults Non-English Speaking 29.4% 9.2% 2000
% Births Non-Latino White * 9.26% 43.13% 2010
% Births African-American * 9.88% 10.93% 2010
% Births Latino * 76.54% 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 * 61.45% 34.16% 2008

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Age

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
% Population under 6 14.03% 8.59% 2010
% Population 6-11 12.14% 7.05% 2010
% Population 12-17 10.11% 5.81% 2010
% Population 18-24 11.06% 10.41% 2010
% Population 25-34 15.12% 20.47% 2010
% Population 35-44 12.86% 14.96% 2010
% Population 45-54 10.65% 12.08% 2010
% Population 55-64 7.11% 10.29% 2010
% Population over 65 6.92% 10.35% 2010

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Families and Households

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
Persons per Household 3.7534 2.2203 2010
% 1-Person Households 16.87% 40.6% 2010
% Families with Children 55.28% 24.8% 2010
% Families without Children 21.71% 22.71% 2010
% Non-Family Households 6.14% 11.89% 2010
% Children Living with Single Parents 24.8% 28.01% 2000
% Births to Teen Mothers (19 and under) * 16.05% 9.09% 2010
% Births to Unwed Mothers * 31.48% 25.32% 2010

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Mobility

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
% Persons Age 5+ Living in Denver Who Lived in a City Other than Denver in 1995 21.13% 33.01% 2000
% Households Living at Current Address Less than 1 Year 19.13% 28.68% 2000

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Youth

Student Demographics

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
% DPS Non-Latino White Students 4.06% 22.22% 2009
% DPS African-American Students 7.3% 16.85% 2009
% DPS Latino Students 87.28% 56.08% 2009
% DPS Other Race Students 1.35% 4.84% 2009
% DPS Children Receiving Free School lunch 94.15% 73.04% 2011

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Newborns

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
Premature Birth Rate * 7.83 9.86 2008
Low Birth Weight Rate * 4.22 9.58 2008
% Births to Women Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care * 12.05% 8.63% 2008

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Early Education

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
% Children under 12 in Subsidized Child Care 5.07% 6.87% 2003
# Licensed Child Care Slots 82 23,886 2003

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Economic Well Being

Poverty and Income

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
Average Household Income $38,413 $55,129 2000
% Children (under 18) on TANF 6.6% 4.57% 2002
% Children (under 18) on Medicaid 36.42% 22.49% 2002
% Persons in poverty 27.86% 14.29% 2000
% Children (under 18) in Poverty 36.31% 20.82% 2000
% Families in Poverty 26.24% 10.63% 2000
% Single Mothers with Children in Poverty 64.4% 32.58% 2000
% Households with Income less than 100% of Denver's Median Income 61.84% 49.9% 2000
% Households with Income 100 to 200% of Denver's Median Income 29.69% 30.9% 2000
% Households with Income Greater than 200% of Denver's Median Income 8.47% 19.19% 2000
% Non-Latino Whites in Poverty 13.2% 7.8% 2000
% African-Americans in Poverty 53.3% 19.37% 2000
% Latinos in Poverty 27.61% 22.47% 2000
% Native Americans in Poverty 58.23% 27.3% 2000
% Asian and Pacific Islanders in Poverty 28.57% 16.83% 2000

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Labor and Employment

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
Total jobs 10,554 486,669 2002
% Government Jobs 0.47% 5.41% 2002
% Service Jobs 13.03% 36.06% 2002
% Transportation, Communications & Public Utility Jobs 7.61% 9.09% 2002
% Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Jobs 6.18% 7.12% 2002
% Manufacturing jobs 25.7% 5.93% 2002
% Retail Trade Jobs 4.36% 12.52% 2002
% Construction Jobs 13.32% 4.26% 2002
% Wholesale Trade Jobs 18.65% 5.37% 2002
% Mining jobs 0% 0.85% 2002
% Other jobs 10.69% 13.39% 2002
Average Annual Wage $32,976 $37,407 2000
Unemployed as % of Civilian Labor Force 12.41% 5.67% 2000

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Adult Education

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
% Persons age 25+ with less than 12th grade education 60.36% 21.11% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with high school only education 23.74% 20.01% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with some college but no degree 10.39% 19.52% 2000
% Persons Age 25+ with college degree (Associates or Better) 5.51% 39.37% 2000
% Births to women with less than 12th grade education * 56.63% 24.08% 2008

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Housing

Homeownership

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
# Housing Units 1,844 70,549 2010
% Housing Owner-Occupied 60.65% 52.48% 2000
% non-Latino White Homeowners 66.57% 62.62% 2000
% African-American Homeowners 21.01% 48.37% 2000
% Latino Homeowners 62.58% 49.11% 2000
% Native American Homeowners 66.2% 42% 2000
% Asian/Pacific Islander Homeowners 53.85% 44.87% 2000
Median Income for Home Purchasers $43,600 $65,400 2003
Average Loan Amount for Home Purchasers $157,796 $203,763 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - White 60% 65.23% 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - Non-White 47.37% 54.78% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - Total 11.67% 11.88% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - White 0% 7% 2002
% Sub-prime Loans - African American 100% 26.09% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - Latino 6.25% 16.09% 2003
Total Foreclosure Filings 89 6,101 2009

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Housing Characteristics

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
Average Home Sale Price $149,179 $278,024 2003
% Housing Vacancy 8.08% 9.15% 2010
% Housing Publicly Subsidized 5.4% 6.6% 1999
% Renters paying more than 30% of income on Housing 48.88% 38.6% 2000
% of Overcrowded Housing Units 31.3% 7.71% 2000
% Housing Units Built Before 1940 32.3% 24.5% 2000

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Crime And Safety

Crime

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
% Property Crimes 77.07% 75.65% 2012
% Violent Crimes 7.41% 9.65% 2012
% Other Crimes 15.52% 14.71% 2012
Crime Rate per 1,000 Persons 73.58 60.19 2010
Burglary Crime Rate per 1,000 Households 40.67 15.84 2010
Violent crime rate per 1,000 Persons 5.47 5.21 2010

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Child Abuse

Indicator Elyria Swansea Denver Data Year Map
Confirmed Child Abuse & Neglect Rate 8.05 7.48 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Physical Abuse Rate 4.26 5.19 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Neglect Rate 7.44 11.56 2004
Out-of-Home Placement Rate 0 11.48 2004

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