Understanding the demographics of a neighborhood provides valuable insight on the needs of the community. Livability of the neighborhood has a major effect on the quality of life. Connecting people to economic opportunities, social activities that fit the demographics, and offering convenient, healthy, and accessible service.
Business development that improves long commutes, provides employment opportunities that improve the quality of life can improve the demographics. Expanding the supply of jobs and business opportunities that create upward mobility and building local human capital.
Ward 1 has a median age of 31.5 and the highest diversity index in the city. The population growth has been relatively stable with 12,295 total population in 2000 and in 2020 12,391 total population. There is great potential to improve the educational attainment and workforce. As a younger population concentrating on building skills will improve the lives within this area. The median household income is $30,048.00 and with access to workforce training there is great potential.
Rental and Utility Assistance begins March 1, 2021 and could have a big impact for the people living in Ward 1. Are there other ways we can help? Please feel free to reach out directly at the email listed to the right of the page.
An additional resource for Business Owners and Employees: