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Concentration of Children Map
Lincoln’s children are most heavily concentrated in areas with historically high poverty
Lincoln’s children are most heavily concentrated near downtown where poverty is most prevalent. Census Tracts 17, 8, and 20.02 have the highest concentration of children per square mile.1
- 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