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Whittier

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Whittier Neighborhood is one of Denver's oldest residential neighborhoods. Most of the residential subdivisions of the Whittier Neighborhood were created during the period of booming real estate growth in Denver from the ... more



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Indicator 2000 Data Most Recent Data Data Year
Total Population 5,462 4,831 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 956 760 2011
Total Births * 121 80 2011
% Births Non-Latino White * 20.66% 48.39% 2010
% Births African-American * 33.06% 20.43% 2010
% Births Latino * 44.63% 25.81% 2010
% Birth Native American * 0% 0% 2010
% Birth Asian/Pacific Islander * 0% 0% 2010
% Births Other Race * 0% 0.82% 2008
Total Foreclosure Filings 16 60 2009

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Population and Households

General

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
Total Population 4,831 600,158 2010
Households 1,993 263,107 2010
Denver Public School Enrollment (Grades 1 - 12) 760 77,366 2011
Total Births * 80 9,371 2011

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Race/Ethnicity

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
% Population Non-Latino White 41.71% 52.15% 2010
% Population African American 28.57% 9.73% 2010
% Population Latino 24.65% 31.82% 2010
% Population Native American 0.46% 0.59% 2010
% Population Asian/Pacific Islander 1.01% 3.32% 2010
% Population Other Race (Single Race Selected) 0.23% 0.2% 2010
% Population of 2 or More Races 3.35% 2.11% 2010
% Foreign Born 23.03% 17.42% 2000
% Adults Non-English Speaking 18.9% 9.2% 2000
% Births Non-Latino White * 48.39% 43.13% 2010
% Births African-American * 20.43% 10.93% 2010
% Births Latino * 25.81% 38.31% 2010
% Birth Native American * 0% 0.91% 2010
% Birth Asian/Pacific Islander * 0% 3.82% 2010
% Births Other Race * 0.82% 1.96% 2008
% Births to Foreign Mothers * 17.21% 34.16% 2008

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Age

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
% Population under 6 10.54% 8.59% 2010
% Population 6-11 6.15% 7.05% 2010
% Population 12-17 6.48% 5.81% 2010
% Population 18-24 9.25% 10.41% 2010
% Population 25-34 23.58% 20.47% 2010
% Population 35-44 17.28% 14.96% 2010
% Population 45-54 10.23% 12.08% 2010
% Population 55-64 9.5% 10.29% 2010
% Population over 65 7% 10.35% 2010

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Families and Households

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
Persons per Household 2.3989 2.2203 2010
% 1-Person Households 31.86% 40.6% 2010
% Families with Children 28.3% 24.8% 2010
% Families without Children 22.28% 22.71% 2010
% Non-Family Households 17.56% 11.89% 2010
% Children Living with Single Parents 38.29% 28.01% 2000
% Births to Teen Mothers (19 and under) * 9.68% 9.09% 2010
% Births to Unwed Mothers * 30.11% 25.32% 2010

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Mobility

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
% Persons Age 5+ Living in Denver Who Lived in a City Other than Denver in 1995 27.19% 33.01% 2000
% Households Living at Current Address Less than 1 Year 26.36% 28.68% 2000

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Student Demographics

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
% DPS Non-Latino White Students 12.2% 22.22% 2009
% DPS African-American Students 46.18% 16.85% 2009
% DPS Latino Students 40.16% 56.08% 2009
% DPS Other Race Students 1.46% 4.84% 2009
% DPS Children Receiving Free School lunch 76.32% 73.04% 2011

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Newborns

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
Premature Birth Rate * 14.75 9.86 2008
Low Birth Weight Rate * 15.57 9.58 2008
% Births to Women Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care * 8.2% 8.63% 2008

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Early Education

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
% Children under 12 in Subsidized Child Care 10.43% 6.87% 2003
# Licensed Child Care Slots 573 23,886 2003

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Economic Well Being

Poverty and Income

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
Average Household Income $41,025 $55,129 2000
% Children (under 18) on TANF 7.19% 4.57% 2002
% Children (under 18) on Medicaid 29.87% 22.49% 2002
% Persons in poverty 28.71% 14.29% 2000
% Children (under 18) in Poverty 42.3% 20.82% 2000
% Families in Poverty 22.18% 10.63% 2000
% Single Mothers with Children in Poverty 47.56% 32.58% 2000
% Households with Income less than 100% of Denver's Median Income 57.37% 49.9% 2000
% Households with Income 100 to 200% of Denver's Median Income 29.13% 30.9% 2000
% Households with Income Greater than 200% of Denver's Median Income 13.5% 19.19% 2000
% Non-Latino Whites in Poverty 11.35% 7.8% 2000
% African-Americans in Poverty 32.69% 19.37% 2000
% Latinos in Poverty 34.02% 22.47% 2000
% Native Americans in Poverty 0% 27.3% 2000
% Asian and Pacific Islanders in Poverty 34.29% 16.83% 2000

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Labor and Employment

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
Total jobs 757 486,669 2002
% Government Jobs 2.11% 5.41% 2002
% Service Jobs 43.2% 36.06% 2002
% Transportation, Communications & Public Utility Jobs 0% 9.09% 2002
% Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Jobs 4.1% 7.12% 2002
% Manufacturing jobs 0.13% 5.93% 2002
% Retail Trade Jobs 11.23% 12.52% 2002
% Construction Jobs 0.92% 4.26% 2002
% Wholesale Trade Jobs 0% 5.37% 2002
% Mining jobs 0% 0.85% 2002
% Other jobs 38.31% 13.39% 2002
Average Annual Wage $5,885 $37,407 2000
Unemployed as % of Civilian Labor Force 5.59% 5.67% 2000

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Adult Education

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
% Persons age 25+ with less than 12th grade education 34.24% 21.11% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with high school only education 18.66% 20.01% 2000
% Persons age 25+ with some college but no degree 18.48% 19.52% 2000
% Persons Age 25+ with college degree (Associates or Better) 28.61% 39.37% 2000
% Births to women with less than 12th grade education * 25.41% 24.08% 2008

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Housing

Homeownership

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
# Housing Units 2,150 70,549 2010
% Housing Owner-Occupied 53.24% 52.48% 2000
% non-Latino White Homeowners 69.63% 62.62% 2000
% African-American Homeowners 49.44% 48.37% 2000
% Latino Homeowners 39.85% 49.11% 2000
% Native American Homeowners 34.29% 42% 2000
% Asian/Pacific Islander Homeowners 78.57% 44.87% 2000
Median Income for Home Purchasers $59,950 $65,400 2003
Average Loan Amount for Home Purchasers $194,485 $203,763 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - White 63.89% 65.23% 2003
% Approved Loan Applications - Non-White 60.47% 54.78% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - Total 13.93% 11.88% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - White 7.23% 9.24% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - African American 66.67% 26.09% 2003
% Sub-prime Loans - Latino 25% 16.09% 2003
Total Foreclosure Filings 60 6,101 2009

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Housing Characteristics

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
Average Home Sale Price $235,005 $278,024 2003
% Housing Vacancy 7.3% 9.15% 2010
% Housing Publicly Subsidized 14.6% 6.6% 1999
% Renters paying more than 30% of income on Housing 40.18% 38.6% 2000
% of Overcrowded Housing Units 13.5% 7.71% 2000
% Housing Units Built Before 1940 74.33% 24.5% 2000

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Crime And Safety

Crime

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
% Property Crimes 68.54% 75.65% 2012
% Violent Crimes 8.15% 9.65% 2012
% Other Crimes 23.31% 14.71% 2012
Crime Rate per 1,000 Persons 58.79 60.19 2010
Burglary Crime Rate per 1,000 Households 24.65 15.84 2010
Violent crime rate per 1,000 Persons 6.83 5.21 2010

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Child Abuse

Indicator Whittier Denver Data Year Map
Confirmed Child Abuse & Neglect Rate 6.16 7.48 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Physical Abuse Rate 4.57 5.19 2004
3-Year Cumulative Confirmed Child Neglect Rate 16.01 11.56 2004
Out-of-Home Placement Rate 4.48 11.48 2004

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