__MAIN_TEXT__
feature-image

Page 1

I-80

y

er

sk

HWY 34

u nh

hw

r

co

Havelock Ave

I-i80

Airport

Adams St

Holdrege St I-80

UNL O ST

A st

van dorn ST Lincoln Regional Center Pioneers Blvd

Department of Corrections

Old Cheney Blvd

N Pine Lake Rd

84th st

70th st

56th st

40th st

27th st

HWY 77

Poverty > 13.1%

14th st

Yankee Hill Rd

Poverty* 2018

Excluded Current City Limits

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau Map: Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD)

Poverty is often considered the ‘cause of causes’ and the most powerful predictor of disease and premature death. In 2018, the average poverty rate for the city of Lincoln was 13.1%. This map highlights the census tracts where the percentage of people living in poverty exceeds the community average. * P overty is defined as 100% of the federal poverty threshold as determined by the U.S. Census Bureau. In 2018, the poverty threshold for a family with two adults and two children was $25,465.

Community Health Endowment of Lincoln in partnership with Lincoln-Lancaster County health department Place Matters Community Mapping Project


I-80

y

er

sk

HWY 34

u nh

hw

r

co

Havelock Ave

I-i80

Airport

Adams St

Holdrege St I-80

UNL O ST

A st

van dorn ST Lincoln Regional Center Pioneers Blvd

Department of Corrections

Old Cheney Blvd

N Pine Lake Rd

84th st

70th st

56th st

40th st

27th st

HWY 77

14th st

Yankee Hill Rd

Minority Population > 18.4%

Minority Population* 2018

Excluded

While the majority of the population identifies as White, Lincoln is becoming an increasingly diverse community. In 2000, the percentage of people who identified as Black, Asian, Native American, Hispanic, or Other was 13.3% of the total population, compared to 18.4% in 2018. This map highlights the census tracts where the percentage of people identifying as a racial minority or Hispanic exceeds the current community average.

Current City Limits

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau

* I ncludes all racial minorities and Hispanic population

Map: Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) Community Health Endowment of Lincoln in partnership with Lincoln-Lancaster County health department Place Matters Community Mapping Project


I-80

y

er

sk

HWY 34

u nh

hw

r

co

Havelock Ave

I-i80

Airport

Adams St

Holdrege St I-80

UNL O ST

A st

van dorn ST Lincoln Regional Center Pioneers Blvd

Department of Corrections

Old Cheney Blvd

N Pine Lake Rd

Minority Population > Average Both Poverty and Minority Population > Average Excluded Current City Limits Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau Map: Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD)

84th st

70th st

56th st

40th st

27th st

HWY 77

Poverty > Average

14th st

Yankee Hill Rd

Poverty* and Minority Population** 2018 There is a correlation between census tracts with higher poverty and a higher percentage of people who identify as a minority. Of the 31 census tracts with above average minority population, 80% also have a higher than average poverty rate. Of the 39 census tracts with below average minority population, only 18% have a higher than average poverty rate. The purple census tracts reveal where both factors exceed the average for the city of Lincoln. * Poverty is defined as 100% of the federal poverty threshold as determined by the U.S. Census Bureau ** Includes all racial minorities and Hispanic population

Community Health Endowment of Lincoln in partnership with Lincoln-Lancaster County health department Place Matters Community Mapping Project


I-80

y

er

sk

HWY 34

u nh

hw

r

co

Havelock Ave

I-i80

Airport

Adams St

Holdrege St I-80

UNL O ST

A st

van dorn ST Lincoln Regional Center Pioneers Blvd

Department of Corrections

Old Cheney Blvd

N Pine Lake Rd

84th st

70th st

56th st

40th st

27th st

14th st

HWY 77

Yankee Hill Rd

Poverty > 26.2% and Minority Population > 36.8%

Poverty* and Minority Population** Concentration

Excluded

The highlighted census tracts indicate where both the percentage of people living in poverty and the percentage of people who identify as a member of a racial or ethnic minority group are more than double their average rates for the city of Lincoln. This map identifies the areas of Lincoln where higher rates of poverty and race/ethnicity are most concentrated.

Current City Limits

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau Map: Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD)

* Poverty is defined as 100% of the federal poverty threshold as determined by the U.S. Census Bureau ** Includes all racial minorities and Hispanic population

Community Health Endowment of Lincoln in partnership with Lincoln-Lancaster County health department Place Matters Community Mapping Project

Profile for Michaela Young

Maps of Poverty, Race/Ethnicity in Lincoln, Nebraska  

Working with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, CHE has added a new set of maps to the Place Matters Community Mapping Project....

Maps of Poverty, Race/Ethnicity in Lincoln, Nebraska  

Working with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, CHE has added a new set of maps to the Place Matters Community Mapping Project....

Advertisement

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded