Neighborhood Demographics on the South Side

South Side Demographics – 2000

(census tracts 1608, 1609, 1702, 1706, 1921) Total Population*10,789Male5,37049.77%Female5,41950.23%* Total population figure represents a decrease of about 9.75% since 1990 Population by Age0 – 19 years1,53014.18%20 – 44 years4,89845.40%45 – 64 years2,15319.96%65 + years2,20820.47%Median age is approximately 38 years old Gender of those 65 and overMale80636.50%Female1,40263.50% RaceWhite10,18394.38%African-American3803.52%All Others2262.09% Housing OccupancyTotal Units6,233Occupied Units5,42487.02%Vacant Units80912.98% Housing TenureOccupied Units5,424Owner-Occupied Units2,80051.62%Renter-Occupied Units2,62448.38% Households By TypeTotal Households5,424 Family Households2,136 with own children under 18

651 Married-couple family

1,297 with own children under 18

397 Female householder, no husband

580 with own children under 18

188 Nonfamily households3,288 Householder living alone

2,598 householder 65 and over

881  PovertyTotal10,5061999 Income Below Poverty Level1,975Under 65 years

1,622In Married-couple families

267In Other Families

377Male HH, no wife present

138Female HH, no husband present

239 Employment Status16 + years old9,669In Labor Force

5,942Employed

5,544Unemployed

377The 2003 estimated family median income for South Side is approximately $41,353 – or nearly 76% of the HUD MSA median of $54,100