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Concentration of Children Map
Lincoln’s children are most heavily concentrated in areas with historically high poverty
- There are 2,583 children per square mile in Census Tract 17.
- 35% of residents in Census Tract 17 are in poverty.2
- There are 2,475 children per square mile in Census Tract 8.
- 37.6% of residents in Census Tract 8 are in poverty, just below the extreme poverty threshold of 40% or more residents in poverty.
- There are 2,110 children per square mile in Census Tract 20.02.
- Although the poverty rate has declined over the last decade, 31% of residents in Census Tract 20.02 are in poverty.
1. A census tract may have a total land area of less than one square mile. Therefore, the concentration of children per square mile may be higher than the number of children in a census tract.
2. S Census Bureau (2022). Poverty status in the past 12 months, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-year estimates (Table S1701) [Data set].
Map courtesy of Community Health Endowment, Place Matters Community Mapping Project. For the online interactive map of the CHE Place Matters 4.0 Maps, visit: https://www.chelincoln.org/placematters/maps.html