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Jefferson Park

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Jefferson Park includes part of the original Congressional grant of 1860, and part of the incorporated Town of Highlands which was annexed to Denver in 1896. General William H. Larimer waded the Platte River on December ... more



Most Recent Data

Indicator 2000 Data Most Recent Data Data Year
Total Population 3,330 2,552 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 452 285 2011
Total Births * 117 48 2011
% Births Non-Latino White * 6.84% 23.64% 2010
% Births African-American * 0% 0% 2010
% Births Latino * 91.45% 65.45% 2010
% Birth Native American * 0% 0% 2010
% Birth Asian/Pacific Islander * 0% 0% 2010
% Births Other Race * 0% 0% 2008
Total Foreclosure Filings 3 24 2009

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Population and Households

General

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
Total Population 2,552 600,158 2010
Households 1,182 263,107 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 285 77,366 2011
Total Births * 48 9,371 2011

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Race/Ethnicity

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
% Population Non-Latino White 38.83% 52.15% 2010
% Population African American 1.45% 9.73% 2010
% Population Latino 55.6% 31.82% 2010
% Population Native American 0.9% 0.59% 2010
% Population Asian/Pacific Islander 1.53% 3.32% 2010
% Population Other Race (Single Race Selected) 0.16% 0.2% 2010
% Population of 2 or More Races 1.53% 2.11% 2010
% Foreign Born 50.15% 17.42% 2000
% Adults Non-English Speaking 36.3% 9.2% 2000
% Births Non-Latino White * 23.64% 43.13% 2010
% Births African-American * 0% 10.93% 2010
% Births Latino * 65.45% 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 * 54.39% 34.16% 2008

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Age

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
% Population under 6 9.05% 8.59% 2010
% Population 6-11 5.68% 7.05% 2010
% Population 12-17 5.05% 5.81% 2010
% Population 18-24 12.26% 10.41% 2010
% Population 25-34 31.74% 20.47% 2010
% Population 35-44 15.4% 14.96% 2010
% Population 45-54 9.99% 12.08% 2010
% Population 55-64 7.09% 10.29% 2010
% Population over 65 3.72% 10.35% 2010

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Families and Households

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
Persons per Household 2.1591 2.2203 2010
% 1-Person Households 41.62% 40.6% 2010
% Families with Children 23.69% 24.8% 2010
% Families without Children 16.58% 22.71% 2010
% Non-Family Households 18.1% 11.89% 2010
% Children Living with Single Parents 29% 28.01% 2000
% Births to Teen Mothers (19 and under) * 16.36% 9.09% 2010
% Births to Unwed Mothers * 38.18% 25.32% 2010

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Mobility

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
% Persons Age 5+ Living in Denver Who Lived in a City Other than Denver in 1995 41.21% 33.01% 2000
% Households Living at Current Address Less than 1 Year 35.8% 28.68% 2000

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Youth

Student Demographics

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
% DPS Non-Latino White Students 10.2% 22.22% 2009
% DPS African-American Students 2.04% 16.85% 2009
% DPS Latino Students 86.39% 56.08% 2009
% DPS Other Race Students 1.36% 4.84% 2009
% DPS Children Receiving Free School lunch 86.32% 73.04% 2011

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Newborns

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
Premature Birth Rate * 15.79 9.86 2008
Low Birth Weight Rate * 12.28 9.58 2008
% Births to Women Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care * 19.3% 8.63% 2008

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Early Education

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
% Children under 12 in Subsidized Child Care 6.84% 6.87% 2003
# Licensed Child Care Slots 80 23,886 2003

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Economic Well Being

Poverty and Income

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
Average Household Income $43,088 $55,129 2000
% Children (under 18) on TANF 6.82% 4.57% 2002
% Children (under 18) on Medicaid 30.96% 22.49% 2002
% Persons in poverty 35.03% 14.29% 2000
% Children (under 18) in Poverty 47.1% 20.82% 2000
% Families in Poverty 36.9% 10.63% 2000
% Single Mothers with Children in Poverty 67.33% 32.58% 2000
% Households with Income less than 100% of Denver's Median Income 64.98% 49.9% 2000
% Households with Income 100 to 200% of Denver's Median Income 26.73% 30.9% 2000
% Households with Income Greater than 200% of Denver's Median Income 8.29% 19.19% 2000
% Non-Latino Whites in Poverty 7.68% 7.8% 2000
% African-Americans in Poverty 0% 19.37% 2000
% Latinos in Poverty 41.09% 22.47% 2000
% Native Americans in Poverty 0% 27.3% 2000
% Asian and Pacific Islanders in Poverty 0% 16.83% 2000

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Labor and Employment

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
Total jobs 3,330 486,669 2002
% Government Jobs 1.68% 5.41% 2002
% Service Jobs 56.19% 36.06% 2002
% Transportation, Communications & Public Utility Jobs 2.91% 9.09% 2002
% Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Jobs 3.6% 7.12% 2002
% Manufacturing jobs 0.96% 5.93% 2002
% Retail Trade Jobs 6.52% 12.52% 2002
% Construction Jobs 7.57% 4.26% 2002
% Wholesale Trade Jobs 3.72% 5.37% 2002
% Mining jobs 0% 0.85% 2002
% Other jobs 16.85% 13.39% 2002
Average Annual Wage $30,735 $37,407 2000
Unemployed as % of Civilian Labor Force 7.37% 5.67% 2000

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Adult Education

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
% Persons age 25+ with less than 12th grade education 59.59% 21.11% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with high school only education 17.88% 20.01% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with some college but no degree 8.05% 19.52% 2000
% Persons Age 25+ with college degree (Associates or Better) 14.48% 39.37% 2000
% Births to women with less than 12th grade education * 31.58% 24.08% 2008

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Housing

Homeownership

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
# Housing Units 1,358 70,549 2010
% Housing Owner-Occupied 23.47% 52.48% 2000
% non-Latino White Homeowners 44.76% 62.62% 2000
% African-American Homeowners 10.34% 48.37% 2000
% Latino Homeowners 17.97% 49.11% 2000
% Native American Homeowners 21.18% 42% 2000
% Asian/Pacific Islander Homeowners 27.78% 44.87% 2000
Median Income for Home Purchasers $65,400 $65,400 2003
Average Loan Amount for Home Purchasers $172,449 $203,763 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - White 64.71% 65.23% 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - Non-White 44% 54.78% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - Total 15.79% 11.88% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - White 8.33% 7% 2002
% Sub-prime Loans - African American 100% 15.82% 2000
% Sub-prime Loans - Latino 33.33% 16.09% 2003
Total Foreclosure Filings 24 6,101 2009

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Housing Characteristics

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
Average Home Sale Price $176,902 $278,024 2003
% Housing Vacancy 12.96% 9.15% 2010
% Housing Publicly Subsidized 6.8% 6.6% 1999
% Renters paying more than 30% of income on Housing 35.52% 38.6% 2000
% of Overcrowded Housing Units 26.9% 7.71% 2000
% Housing Units Built Before 1940 33.21% 24.5% 2000

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Crime And Safety

Crime

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
% Property Crimes 67.97% 75.65% 2012
% Violent Crimes 8.9% 9.65% 2012
% Other Crimes 23.13% 14.71% 2012
Crime Rate per 1,000 Persons 118.34 60.19 2010
Burglary Crime Rate per 1,000 Households 27.98 15.84 2010
Violent crime rate per 1,000 Persons 9.01 5.21 2010

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Child Abuse

Indicator Jefferson Park Denver Data Year Map
Confirmed Child Abuse & Neglect Rate 8.4 7.48 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Physical Abuse Rate 0 5.19 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Neglect Rate 18.1 11.56 2004
Out-of-Home Placement Rate 0 11.48 2004

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