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Sunnyside

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Before any major housing development occurred in Sunnyside, the area west of Pecos Street was occupied by small truck farms, orchards and undeveloped land. In 1879, the northeast corner of the neighborhood was incorporated ... more



Most Recent Data

Indicator 2000 Data Most Recent Data Data Year
Total Population 11,555 9,726 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 1,851 1,558 2011
Total Births * 271 189 2011
% Births Non-Latino White * 17.34% 42.21% 2010
% Births African-American * 2.95% 3.9% 2010
% Births Latino * 78.6% 48.05% 2010
% Birth Native American * 0% 0% 2010
% Birth Asian/Pacific Islander * 0% 0% 2010
% Births Other Race * 0% 0% 2008
Total Foreclosure Filings 22 122 2009

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Population and Households

General

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
Total Population 9,726 600,158 2010
Households 3,781 263,107 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 1,558 77,366 2011
Total Births * 189 9,371 2011

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Race/Ethnicity

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
% Population Non-Latino White 34.15% 52.15% 2010
% Population African American 2.94% 9.73% 2010
% Population Latino 59.3% 31.82% 2010
% Population Native American 1.07% 0.59% 2010
% Population Asian/Pacific Islander 0.97% 3.32% 2010
% Population Other Race (Single Race Selected) 0.3% 0.2% 2010
% Population of 2 or More Races 1.24% 2.11% 2010
% Foreign Born 22.3% 17.42% 2000
% Adults Non-English Speaking 15.9% 9.2% 2000
% Births Non-Latino White * 42.21% 43.13% 2010
% Births African-American * 3.9% 10.93% 2010
% Births Latino * 48.05% 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 * 27.23% 34.16% 2008

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Age

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
% Population under 6 9.63% 8.59% 2010
% Population 6-11 7.92% 7.05% 2010
% Population 12-17 6.74% 5.81% 2010
% Population 18-24 8.32% 10.41% 2010
% Population 25-34 20.77% 20.47% 2010
% Population 35-44 15.18% 14.96% 2010
% Population 45-54 12.2% 12.08% 2010
% Population 55-64 9.56% 10.29% 2010
% Population over 65 9.68% 10.35% 2010

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Families and Households

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
Persons per Household 2.5514 2.2203 2010
% 1-Person Households 28.88% 40.6% 2010
% Families with Children 31.71% 24.8% 2010
% Families without Children 27.06% 22.71% 2010
% Non-Family Households 12.35% 11.89% 2010
% Children Living with Single Parents 31.96% 28.01% 2000
% Births to Teen Mothers (19 and under) * 11.69% 9.09% 2010
% Births to Unwed Mothers * 33.12% 25.32% 2010

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Mobility

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
% Persons Age 5+ Living in Denver Who Lived in a City Other than Denver in 1995 21.4% 33.01% 2000
% Households Living at Current Address Less than 1 Year 18.44% 28.68% 2000

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Youth

Student Demographics

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
% DPS Non-Latino White Students 11.3% 22.22% 2009
% DPS African-American Students 5.84% 16.85% 2009
% DPS Latino Students 79.87% 56.08% 2009
% DPS Other Race Students 2.99% 4.84% 2009
% DPS Children Receiving Free School lunch 83.12% 73.04% 2011

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Newborns

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
Premature Birth Rate * 9.39 9.86 2008
Low Birth Weight Rate * 9.86 9.58 2008
% Births to Women Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care * 8.92% 8.63% 2008

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Early Education

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
% Children under 12 in Subsidized Child Care 8.19% 6.87% 2003
# Licensed Child Care Slots 432 23,886 2003

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Economic Well Being

Poverty and Income

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
Average Household Income $43,226 $55,129 2000
% Children (under 18) on TANF 5.77% 4.57% 2002
% Children (under 18) on Medicaid 29.86% 22.49% 2002
% Persons in poverty 18.81% 14.29% 2000
% Children (under 18) in Poverty 26.57% 20.82% 2000
% Families in Poverty 16.6% 10.63% 2000
% Single Mothers with Children in Poverty 46.81% 32.58% 2000
% Households with Income less than 100% of Denver's Median Income 58.95% 49.9% 2000
% Households with Income 100 to 200% of Denver's Median Income 29.99% 30.9% 2000
% Households with Income Greater than 200% of Denver's Median Income 11.06% 19.19% 2000
% Non-Latino Whites in Poverty 10.47% 7.8% 2000
% African-Americans in Poverty 29.63% 19.37% 2000
% Latinos in Poverty 20.82% 22.47% 2000
% Native Americans in Poverty 46.06% 27.3% 2000
% Asian and Pacific Islanders in Poverty 11.34% 26.15% 1990

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Labor and Employment

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
Total jobs 3,204 486,669 2002
% Government Jobs 4.9% 5.41% 2002
% Service Jobs 26.19% 36.06% 2002
% Transportation, Communications & Public Utility Jobs 4.28% 9.09% 2002
% Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Jobs 1.69% 7.12% 2002
% Manufacturing jobs 8.33% 5.93% 2002
% Retail Trade Jobs 5.12% 12.52% 2002
% Construction Jobs 4.28% 4.26% 2002
% Wholesale Trade Jobs 19.76% 5.37% 2002
% Mining jobs 0% 0.85% 2002
% Other jobs 25.47% 13.39% 2002
Average Annual Wage $24,706 $37,407 2000
Unemployed as % of Civilian Labor Force 7.98% 5.67% 2000

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Adult Education

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
% Persons age 25+ with less than 12th grade education 43.25% 21.11% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with high school only education 25.56% 20.01% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with some college but no degree 15.85% 19.52% 2000
% Persons Age 25+ with college degree (Associates or Better) 15.33% 39.37% 2000
% Births to women with less than 12th grade education * 28.64% 24.08% 2008

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Housing

Homeownership

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
# Housing Units 4,053 70,549 2010
% Housing Owner-Occupied 58.86% 52.48% 2000
% non-Latino White Homeowners 76.55% 62.62% 2000
% African-American Homeowners 23.3% 48.37% 2000
% Latino Homeowners 53.87% 49.11% 2000
% Native American Homeowners 49.34% 42% 2000
% Asian/Pacific Islander Homeowners 70.53% 44.87% 2000
Median Income for Home Purchasers $58,860 $65,400 2003
Average Loan Amount for Home Purchasers $171,823 $203,763 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - White 65.99% 65.23% 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - Non-White 40.94% 54.78% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - Total 17.39% 11.88% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - White 16.1% 9.24% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - African American 50% 26.09% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - Latino 14.29% 16.09% 2003
Total Foreclosure Filings 122 6,101 2009

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Housing Characteristics

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
Average Home Sale Price $212,208 $278,024 2003
% Housing Vacancy 4.85% 9.15% 2010
% Housing Publicly Subsidized 14.6% 6.6% 1999
% Renters paying more than 30% of income on Housing 37.71% 38.6% 2000
% of Overcrowded Housing Units 15.5% 7.71% 2000
% Housing Units Built Before 1940 44.11% 24.5% 2000

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Crime And Safety

Crime

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
% Property Crimes 77.19% 75.65% 2012
% Violent Crimes 7.81% 9.65% 2012
% Other Crimes 15% 14.71% 2012
Crime Rate per 1,000 Persons 68.99 60.19 2010
Burglary Crime Rate per 1,000 Households 21.47 15.84 2010
Violent crime rate per 1,000 Persons 5.65 5.21 2010

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Child Abuse

Indicator Sunnyside Denver Data Year Map
Confirmed Child Abuse & Neglect Rate 11.13 7.48 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Physical Abuse Rate 7.22 5.19 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Neglect Rate 13.56 11.56 2004
Out-of-Home Placement Rate 0 11.48 2004

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