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Community Data Snapshot


Population (2000): 38,596
Down 2,000 since 1990
Population change. (1960–2000): Down 11,317
Stabilizing after large decreases in 1960s and 1980s
Racial/Ethnic Makeup (2000): 68% Afr.Amer.
Latinos are 27%, down from 32% in 1990


Housing units (2000): 14,340
Loss of 526 units since 1990
Number of vacant units (2000): 1,771 (12.4%)
About 250 fewer vacancies than 10 years ago
Owner-occupied housing (2000): 42.9%
Stable or growing compared to past decades


Population below poverty level (2000): 29.5%
Households with public assistance (2000): 1,597 (12.7%)
Households with income more than $35,000/year (2000): 5,136 (41%)
1,327 households had income above $75,000

Sources: U.S. Census data from and Local Community Fact Book Chicago Metropolitan Area, 1984 and 1995.

Lead agency

Claretian Associates

9108 S. Brandon Ave. Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 734-9181 phone
(773) 734-9221 fax

Angela Hurlock
Executive Director

Jacqueline Samuel
NCP director

Graciela Robledo
NCP organizer

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Data Book Materials

A wealth of information about each neighborhood has been assembled into a Data Book that provides a snapshot of the community’s condition. Data sources include the U.S. Census, City of Chicago departments, Woodstock Institute and market studies. A representative sampling of materials is provided here. Resources will open in their own browser windows.

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Economic Profile
Adobe PDF (447 KB)
Per Capita Income
Adobe PDF (171 KB)
Existing Land Use
Adobe PDF (389 KB)
Housing Value 2000
Adobe PDF (244 KB)
Population 1930–2000
Adobe PDF (373 KB)
Population Change 1990–2000
Adobe PDF (251 KB)
School Test Scores
Adobe PDF (41 KB)
Health and Demographics
Adobe PDF (716 KB)

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