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The Expense of Not Tending to Thought Destitution: The amount Can Dallas Bear to Pay? by The J. McDonald Williams Organization Research Arm of the Establishment for Group Strengthening Dallas: A Story of Two Urban communities A Diagram of Amassed Destitution in Dallas
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The Cost of Not Addressing Concentrated Poverty: How Much Can Dallas Afford to Pay? by The J. McDonald Williams Institute Research Arm of the Foundation for Community Empowerment

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Dallas: A Tale of Two Cities

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An Overview of Concentrated Poverty in Dallas In Dallas, 166 of the county’s enumeration tracts expanded in the populace\'s rate living beneath the government destitution line. * Table 1. Demographic Characteristics of Select Sectors in Dallas *Source: Source: Parkland Hospital’s “Our Community Health Checkup, 2005 for Dallas County.”

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An Overview of Concentrated Poverty in Dallas The southern part of Dallas has the biggest grouping of neediness, female-headed family units, and unemployed guys. The western part of Dallas likewise shows large amounts of concentrated neediness. 44% of Dallas youngsters live in territories of concentrated destitution (where no less than one-fifth of occupants live beneath the neediness line).*** In 85% (24 of 28 enumeration tracts) of Dallas\' most seriously upset neighborhoods, African Americans constituted more than 60% of the kids living in such communities.**** *Source: Martin, Marcus, Tim Bray, Julie Kibler, Megan Thibos, Teri Wesson, and Justine Hines. (June 16, 2006). South Dallas. Examination Brief. J. McDonald Williams Institute and the Foundation for Community Empowerment. **Source: Population Reference Bureau, investigation of information from the U.S. Registration Bureau, for the Annie E. Casey Foundation. ***Source: Parkland Hospital’s “Our Community Health Checkup, 2005 for Dallas County.” ****Source: Clark, Dawn. (October, 2004). Upset Neighborhoods: Children and Youth in the City. Exploration Brief. Establishment for Community Empowerment.

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The Effects of Concentrated Poverty on Children and Families in Dallas Single-Parent Households In 2000, 27.5% of Dallas kids lived in single-guardian households.* In Dallas, 45.2% of kids less than 5 years old in single parent families lived underneath the neediness line.* Among bothered neighborhoods in Dallas, dark and Hispanic youngsters spoke to more than 90% of the tyke residents.** 20% of every single dark childre in Dallas lived in neighborhoods that can be portrayed as extremely troubled. This is 20 times the rate for white kids and more than 6 times the rate for Hispanic youngsters. *Source: KIDS COUNT 2000, Population Reference Bureau, examination of information from the U.S. Registration Bureau, for the Annie E. Casey Foundation. **Source: Source: Clark, Dawn. (October, 2004). Upset Neighborhoods: Children and Youth in the City. Examination Brief. Establishment for Community Empowerment.

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Education Overall, 43% of Dallas County young people who were selected in ninth grade left school before graduation amid the 2003-2004 school year. On the other hand, the populace\'s extent over age 25 without a secondary school degree is unequally conveyed all through Dallas province, with low instructive accomplishment moved in the poorest segments of the county.* *Source: Texas Health & Human Services Commission; U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services

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Education Cont. Table 2. School Completion for Residents over Age 25 in Dallas County Source: Parkland Hospital’s “Our Community Health Checkup, 2005 for Dallas County.” Based on 2000 Census Data.

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Health Births In South Dallas, baby death rates expanded in 2003 to 16.7 passings for each 1,000 live births, the most noteworthy rate subsequent to 1992.* Teen Childbearing In 2004, right around 1 of each 5 births in South Dallas labors in South Dallas (postal districts 75210 & 75215) was to a mother 19 years or younger.** Mortality rates In South Dallas death rates for 11 of the main 14 reasons for death were extraordinarily higher than the region rate.* Hospitalization South Dallas, West Dallas, and South Oak Cliff had essentially higher age-balanced inpatient hospitalization release rates than Dallas County all in all in 2003.* In 2004, 24.9% of people in Dallas region were uninsured.* In correlation, the rate of uninsured inhabitants in different divisions of Dallas were: 57.3% in South Dallas 61.0% in West Dallas 25.1% in East Dallas *Source: Parkland Hospital’s “Our Community Health Checkup, 2005 for Dallas County.” **Source: Martin, Marcus, Tim Bray, Julie Kibler, Megan Thibos, Teri Wesson, and Justine Hines. (June 16, 2006). South Dallas. Exploration Brief. J. McDonald Williams Institute and the Foundation for Community Empowerment.

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Employment and Economic Opportunity Dallas’s unemployment rate is 2.5 rate focuses higher than the national normal for the United States.* The rate of joblessness in South Dallas is more than 1.5 times that of the city of Dallas. Work power investment in the city of Dallas is 1.4 times that of South Dallas. *Source: Booz, Allen, Hamilton. (2005). “Dallas at the Tipping Point: A Roadmap for Renewal.“ **Source: Martin, Marcus, Tim Bray, Julie Kibler, Megan Thibos, Teri Wesson, and Justine Hines. (June 16, 2006). South Dallas. Examination Brief. J. McDonald Williams Institute and the Foundation for Community Empowerment.

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Crime is not similarly appropriated over the city.* Violent wrongdoing, including murder, assault, and ambush, happens at a higher rate in the southern part of Dallas (postal districts 75217, 75216, 75215) than in the northern segments of the city. Therefore, the southern part of Dallas is likewise a standout amongst the most destitution stricken areas.* The homicide rate in the southern segment of Dallas is twofold the rate in whatever remains of the city. The property wrongdoing rate is most noteworthy in the southern segment of the city too, amassed in postal districts 75216 and 75217, and additionally a pocket in the western segment of the city (postal division 75220) and one in the northern locale (75243).* Of the five ZIP codes with the most parolees in the state, four of them are in the southern segment of Dallas.* *Source: Booz, Allen, Hamilton. (2005). “Dallas at the Tipping Point: A Roadmap for Renewal.“

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Housing The estimation of homes in north Dallas is 3.5 times higher than in the southern part of Dallas.* The middle period of lodging units in the city of Dallas is roughly 30 years, while the middle time of homes in South Dallas is 50 years.** Median home estimation in South Dallas is $43,914, while the middle home estimation in the city of Dallas is $109,153.** Housing stock: lodging units in the focal bit of the city were 3.5 times more prone to be torn down than those in suburbia, while 85% of new development happened in suburbia of Dallas.*** *Source: Booz, Allen, Hamilton. (2005). “Dallas at the Tipping Point: A Roadmap for Renewal.“ **Source: Martin, Marcus, Tim Bray, Julie Kibler, Megan Thibos, Teri Wesson, and Justine Hines. (June 16, 2006). South Dallas. Examination Brief. J. McDonald Williams Institute and the Foundation for Community Empowerment. ***Source: Frederick J. Eggers & Fouad Moumen. HUD. Parts of Inventory Change and Rental Market Dynamics: Dallas 1994–2002. http://www.huduser.org/datasets/CINCH/cinch02/DallasCINCH_1994-2002.pdf

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How Much Can Dallas Afford To Pay? Frazier: Dallas’s Lower Ninth Ward?

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Comparing Dallas’ Frazier Area to the Lower Ninth Ward Racial and Ethnic Diversity Single-Parent Households Homeownership Rates Joblessness Educational Attainment Source: All information for this segment from U.S. Evaluation Bureau, 2000

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Racial and Ethnic Diversity 98.4% of Lower Ninth Ward was African American. 66.6% of New Orleans was African American. 71.8 % of Frazier is African American. 23.8% of Dallas is African American. Higher proportion of differences exists in the middle of Frazier and Dallas overall.

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Single-Parent Households In Frazier, >80% of family units are driven by single females—twice the rate for Dallas all in all. Marginally higher divergence than for the Lower Ninth Ward and the city of New Orleans. Single-female headed family units in Frazier are Seven times more prone to live in neediness than single-male headed families. More than three times more probable than family units headed by wedded couples. Rate of single-female headed family units is much higher in Frazier than in Lower Ninth Ward.

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Homeownership rates 13% less for Frazier than for city of Dallas 10% higher for Lower Ninth Ward than for city of New Orleans Joblessness 62.6% for Frazier 24% distinction in the middle of Frazier and city of Dallas 58.6% for Lower Ninth Ward 11% contrast between Lower Ninth Ward and city of New Orleans

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Educational Attainment 60% of Frazier grown-ups do not have a secondary school confirmation. 28% of grown-ups do not have a secondary school certificate for Dallas overall. 40% of Lower Ninth Ward grown-ups did not have a secondary school confirmation. 25% of grown-ups did not have a secondary school confirmation for New Orleans all in all. Higher rates of instructive fulfillment connected with: Increased social versatility Job opportunities Homeownership rates

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Overview of Frazier contrasted with Lower Ninth Ward Larger rate of families underneath neediness line More than 30% less secondary school graduates Much lower proprietor involved lodging proportion Higher rates of joblessness

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Action Plans to renew and enable groups, for example, Frazier merit prompt consideration from: Political authority Business group Citizens

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Concluding Remarks Dallas PMSA positions 95th of the 100 biggest metropolitan regions regarding center salary offer, with 39.2% lower wage, 31.3% center wage, and 29.5% upper wage residents.* The ramifications of concentrated destitution inside of certain Dallas neighborhoods deciphers into significant variations for youngsters and families in: Single guardian

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