Canyon corridor boundaries and population by tract aubrey relf
9/1/2012 Canyon Corridor Demographic Analysis by Aubrey Relf 1 Rehoboth Community Development Corporation (RCDC): Building a Healthier Canyon Corridor About RCDC Rehoboth Community Development Corporation (RCDC), a 501(c)3 faith-based Arizona nonprofit seeks to: promote business development and expansion, Create jobs, Build community capacity and Increase healthy eating and active living. RCDC is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in shaping and promoting collaborative planning and relationships that build stronger communities. Our programs focus on affordable housing and commercial development, stimulating business and jobs creation, and delivering community and youth services. Our initiatives include: Mission Rehoboth Community Development Corporation’s (RCDC) mission is to increase social and economic justice, demonstrate compassion, and combat poverty in partnership with low and moderate income people and stakeholders in Maricopa County and the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Core Values The Rehoboth CDC conducts business and interacts with people, both internally and externally, according to the following primary values: • Commitment • Faith • Passion Organizations that provides training & technical assistance City of Phoenix Health and Human Services/ Neighborhood Dept, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), St Luke’s Health Initiatives, The Collaboration For A New Century, and Touchstone Behavioral Health Services Organizations that provides referrals to service programs: AZ Fathers and Families Coalition, FIBCO Family Services, Fresh Start Community Services, Healthy Mothers’ Healthy Babies, South Phoenix Healthy Start, Childhelp USA, and, PASSAGE Transitions Coalition
9/1/2012 Canyon Corridor Demographic Analysis by Aubrey Relf 2 RCDC utilizes a community level approach to development Canyon corridor is a two square mile area running from I-17 west to 35th Avenue, and from Indian School north toCanyon Corridor: Missouri. The Map below illustrates the location of Census Tracts within Canyon Corridor.BoundariesCensus BoundariesTracts • N - W Missouri Ave • S - W Camelback Rd1072.01 • E - N 27th Ave • W - N 35th Ave • N - W Camelback Rd • S - W Campbell Ave1091.01 • E - N 27th Ave • W - N 35th Ave • N - W Campbell Ave • S - W Indian School1091.02 • E - N 27th Ave • W - 35th Ave • N - W Campbell Ave • S - W Indian School1090.01 • E - I-17 • W - N 27th Ave • N - W Missouri Ave • S - W Camelback Rd 1073 • E - I-17 • W - N 27th Ave *N = north, S = south, E = east, W = west Source: www.census.gov
9/1/2012 Canyon Corridor Demographic Analysis by Aubrey Relf 3 CENSUS TRACT BOUNDARY MAPS Illustrations taken from Google Earth
9/1/2012 Canyon Corridor Demographic Analysis by Aubrey Relf 10 Canyon Corridor population in 2010 In 2010, 25,251 people lived in The Canyon Corridor area. The largest portion of people lived within census tract 1091.02.Canyon Corridor :Population Canyon Corridor population by Census Tract in 2010Census Tract Population Percent 6,334 6,448 1091.01 3,634 14 1072.01 4,358 17 4,358 4,477 3,634 1090.01 4,477 18 *1073 6,334 25 1091.02 6,448 26 Total 25,251 100 1091.01 1072.01 1090.01 1073 1091.02 Source: U.S. Census (2010) American Community Survey - table B01003. Analysis: Aubrey Relf Source: U.S. Census (2010) American Community Survey - table B01003. Analysis: Aubrey Relf * A portion of Census Tract 1073 . boundaries extends outside of the Canyon Corridor Area.
9/1/2012 Canyon Corridor Demographic Analysis by Aubrey Relf 11Canyon Corridor: Race and Ethnicity Canyon Corridor is a Culturally Diverse Community To ensure that the Community Development Corporation understands the rich detail about a community’s RCDC has built a strong identity, it should understand information at the neighborhood level, i.e. Census Tract or Block Group. Decision makers can overlook smaller groups of the population if they solely gather demographic information connection within the Canyon about the : State, City, Metropolitan Statistical Area, and even Zip Code. Corridor with diverse communities in Canyon Canyon Corridor Census Tracts by Race in 2010 % Corridor Area.Community Oriented Programs Hispanic White Black American Indian & Alaska Asian Native Hawaiin and Other• Canyon Corridor Neighborhood Other Two or More Alliance (CCNA)• 47 unit affordable housing project• Rehoboth Church 4 4 9• Community for All Ages (CFAA) 14 8 14 15• HEAL ( Healthy Eating and Active 7 Living) / Maryvale on The Move 11• Community Gardens 29 21 15Additionally, RCDC has conductedcommunity surveys, focus groups,town hall meetings, charrettes, and 78 77has utilized other efforts of publicparticipation to understand interests. 55 57 55 1091.02 1091.01 1090.01 1073 1072.01 Source: U.S. Census,, Demographic Profile Data, 2010. Analysis: Aubrey Relf
9/1/2012 Canyon Corridor Demographic Analysis by Aubrey Relf 12Canyon Corridor: Income Canyon Corridor experienced relatively low median incomes in 2010 RCDC’s efforts to support Census tract 1073 earned the highest median income level in Canyon Corridor with $25,566 while Census Canyon Corridor through tract 1072.01 earned the lowest median income level with $16,598 in 2010. economic developmentEconomic Development Programs Canyon Corridor Census Tract by Median Income in 2010• Center for Financial Opportunity• Individual Development Accounts Program (IDA) 25,566• Home Buyer Education and 24,430 Financial Literacy 21,555• Earned Income Tax Credit Program 19,884• TIME (Training Initiative to Mentor Entrepreneurs) 16,598• Job training and referrals• Job readiness skills – i.e. resume writing, job applications, interview techniques• Arizona Saves – Building Wealth, Not Debt Program• Fostering partnerships with local businesses to stimulate economy• Financial education to adult 1072.01 1090.01 1091.02 1091.01 1073 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, ACS, table B24011, (2010) Analysis: Aubrey Relf
9/1/2012 Canyon Corridor Demographic Analysis by Aubrey Relf 13Canyon Corridor: Educational Attainment Educational attainment is low with the exception of pocketed areas. Census Tract 1073 has the highest percentage of individuals between the ages of 25 and 64 with college RCDC recognizes the importance of experience or associates degree, 35%, Conversely, Individuals within Census Tract 1091.02 have highest building educational attainment and percentage of individuals between the ages of 25 and 64 with less than high school degree, (59%). creating jobs for various skill sets in Canyon Corridor. Canyon Corridor Census Tracts by Educational Attainment in 2010 %RCDC’s Educational Programs Less than high school graduate High school graduateEducational attainment typically drives Some college or associates degree Bachelors degree or highereconomic upward mobility within acommunity. The following is a list of someRCDC’s programs that RCDC offers toincrease education in Canyon Corridor. 59• Community Life Center• Computer lab 44 43 40• PEACE (People Educating And Centering Efforts 35 30 31 31 30• Tutoring program 26 27 24 23 19 13 10 8 4 3 1 1072.01 1073 1090.01 1091.01 1091.02 Source: U.S. Census Bureau,, American Community Survey, Table S2301, (2010) Analysis: Aubrey Relf
9/1/2012 Canyon Corridor Demographic Analysis by Aubrey Relf 14Canyon Corridor: Occupations by Census Tract 1090.01RCDC meets basic needs and moreIn spite of many hard working families and Individuals, Census Tract 1090.01 had the second lowest median income of all census tracts within CanyonCorridor, $19,884. Census Tract 1090.01 by Occupations and Median Earning in 2010 Production occupations 80,197 Management, business, science, and arts occupations: 29,567 Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations 29,293 Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations 24,643 Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations: 23,323 Construction and extraction occupations 21,066 Office and administrative support occupations 20,522 Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 18,770 Service occupations: 17,107 Food preparation and serving related occupations 16,404 Sales and office occupations: 15,333 Sales and related occupations 4,914 Material moving occupations 2,500 Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including 2,500 supervisors Protective service occupations: 2,500 Source: American Community Survey 2010, Table B24011 Analysis: Aubrey Relf
9/1/2012 Canyon Corridor Demographic Analysis by Aubrey Relf 15Through a strength-based approach to community development, RCDC identified the community’s strong work ethic in spite of low median incomes.Subsequently, RCDC built the first major housing development within this urban neighborhood in over 25 years. The graph below illustrates the occupationsand median earning by census tract 1090.01 in 2010 .
9/1/2012 Canyon Corridor Demographic Analysis by Aubrey Relf 16 UPCOMING PROJECT: HEALTHY FOOD MARKET PLACE Currently RCDC is seeking to create a project that will: create jobs, increase access to healthy foods, and build community capacity.