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Urban Areas in the Transformation of the South: A Review of Modern History

Table 8

Social indicators: 1970 and 2000.

YearsFamily income $2005Poverty Pct.Concentrated Poverty (1000s)Single parent Pct.African Amer. Pct.Vacant rental housing units Pct.College Grads Pct.

Norfolk1970
2000
47218
57614
14.6
10.6
101
46
15.9
32.1
25.0
30.7
5.3
5.4
9.9
23.7
Richmond1970
2000
50139
64526
14.1
9.4
20
19
13.8
31.3
25.1
30.2
5.0
5.4
10.9
27.6
Charlotte1970
2000
48504
64056
19.5
15.9
20
7
12.6
27.4
23.1
22.0
4.4
6.1
9.7
28.0
Greensboro1970
2000
48078
57778
13.3
10.6
17
18
12.0
29.7
19.5
21.6
4.3
6.6
9.9
23.4
Raleigh-Durham1970
2000
44518
68605
18.3
10.3
24
21
13.5
26.0
24.8
22.7
5.5
6.4
13.4
37.6
Atlanta1970
2000
52566
68601
13.4
9.5
58
92
13.3
28.1
22.5
28.4
5.2
5.0
12.0
31.4
Jacksonville1970
2000
45350
58671
17.5
10.7
33
19
17.7
32.1
22.3
21.3
7.7
7.3
8.8
22.6
Miami-Ft. L.1970
2000
49750
54663
13.1
14.0
63
159
15.1
31.9
14.7
18.1
6.9
5.7
10.7
24.1
Orlando1970
2000
44483
55988
15.6
10.7
17
20
14.3
30.2
14.7
13.3
8.5
5.8
10.6
24.8
Tampa1970
2000
40534
53166
14.9
11.2
52
29
15.4
32.7
10.8
9.9
6.7
7.0
9.0
21.7
Memphis1970
2000
43174
54775
24.5
15.6
148
80
16.7
38.6
37.5
43.3
4.9
6.3
8.9
22.0
Nashville1970
2000
45387
60658
15.7
10.3
20
22
12.4
27.9
17.7
14.7
5.9
5.6
9.7
25.6
Birmingham1970
2000
42670
54419
20.3
13.6
60
34
13.5
28.9
29.4
27.5
5.4
8.1
8.3
22.7
New Orleans1970
2000
46127
49994
20
18.3
126
108
16.6
37.9
31.0
37.1
7.6
8.0
10.2
22.8
Austin1970
2000
44632
69663
19.1
11.1
19
45
13.3
25.3
10.8
7.8
10.4
3.9
16.3
36.7
Dallas-Ft. Worth1970
2000
53960
64783
11.1
10.8
70
68
12.1
25.8
14.2
13.7
7.2
5.4
12.9
28.5
Houston1970
2000
53572
60155
12.9
13.7
43
85
12.3
26.0
19.2
16.6
9.1
6.8
13.4
26.4
San Antonio1970
2000
41726
52260
19.8
15.1
118
46
14.7
29.4
6.8
6.0
5.5
9.8
9.8
22.1

Means1970
2000
46789
59465
16.5
12.3
14.2
30.1
20.5
21.4
6.1
5.8
10.8
26.2

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