Violence Prevention Peace Promotion Strategy

 




•    North Lawndale

•    South Lawndale

•    Brighton Park

•    Archer Heights

Census Demographics for VPPPS  

PROFILE*
Source: Chicago Sun Times, Chicago Tribune, March 15, 2001

 

                                                  ARCHER HEIGHTS               BRIGHTON PARK                NORTH LAWNDALE                SOUTH LAWNDALE         

                                                  CA #57                                     CA #58                                    CA #29                                        CA #30


2000 Population                        12, 644                                     44, 912                                    41, 768                                          91, 081             


1990 Population                        9, 227                                       32, 207                                    47, 296                                          81, 155


% Change 1990-2000               37.0                                          39.4                                          -11.6                                             12.2


% White                                    72.0                                          50.9                                         2.5                                                 29.5

  

% Black                                    0.6                                            0.7                                            94.2                                              13.2


% Native American                  0.3                                            0.9                                           0.1                                                 0.6

     

% Asian or Pacific Island         0.5                                            3.0                                           0.1                                                 0.2


% Other                                    22.9                                          40.2                                          2.1                                                52.8


% Multiple Race                       3.5                                            4.2                                           0.7                                                3.3


% Hispanic                               43.3                                           76.6                                         4.5                                                83                                                                                                        


% Hispanic Change                  1, 663                                       5, 344                                      117                                                937

 

% Minority                               46.6                                          81.5                                          99                                                 96.4


% Minority Change                  -53                                            -18                                           -0                                                  -3



*The use of this data does not imply an acceptance of the accuracy of the count or the use of the Census “racial” categories.  These issues will be discussed in future PPP newsletters.


SELECT SUMMARY DATA 

TOTAL SERVICE AREA FOR VPPPS: 190, 425

ESTIMATED TOTAL FAMILIES SERVED: 42,000 

*TOP FIVE POPULATION GAINS

#2 BRIGHTON PARK, +12,701

 

*TOP FIVE POPULATION LOSSES

#4 NORTH LAWNDALE, -5,514

 

*TOP FIVE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF HISPANICS

#3 SOUTH LAWNDALE, 83.90%

#5 BRIGHTON PARK, 76.6

 

*TOP 5 NEIGHBORHOODS WITH BIGGEST RACIAL CHANGE-WHITE

#5 NORTH LAWNDALE, 42%