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Census 2000
Data Tables:

People & Household Characteristics

Housing & Housing Costs

Income & Poverty



Educational Attainment

Immigration & Language


Neighborhood Characteristics


Desire Area Neighborhood

“From its beginning, the development of the Desire area was focused primarily on infrastructure to support industry such as railroads and canals. This same infrastructure isolates residents from the rest of the city and hampers the prosperity of the neighborhood. Still Desire is a vibrant community with many assets and great pride. ” [Read more in the Neighborhood Snapshot]

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  [ Census tract and zip code boundary maps ]

Census 2000 Data Tables: People & Household CharacteristicsHousing & Housing Costs, Income & Poverty, Transportation, Employment, Educational Attainment, Immigration & Language, Disabilities, Neighborhood Characteristics

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