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Blackstone at a Glance:
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SIZE 1.86 square miles (18.2)
POPULATION Pyramid Chart
  Households 3,244 (62,389)
Individuals 7,358 (173,618)
20.1% Under 18 (26.1)
DIVERSITY Pie Charts: Race, Hispanic, Combined
  92.5% White (54.5) 1.5% Black or African American (14.5)
90.9% Non-Hispanic White (45.8) 2.1% Hispanic (30.0)
3.9% Asian or Pacific Islander (6.2) 0.1% Native American (1.1)
0.7% Other (17.6) 1.4% Claimed 2 or more races (6.1)
9% of Public school children primarly speak a
Language Other than English (54)
MEDIAN FAMILY INCOME $117,522 ($32,058)
MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME $87,727 ($26,867)
FAMILIES BELOW POVERTY  1.1% (23.9)
HOUSEHOLDS ON PUBLIC ASSISTANCE 0.6% (10.2)
HOUSING
  Total number of housing units: 3,359 (67,915)
65.7% Owner-occupied housing units (34.6)
Pie Charts: Ownership by Race, Renters by Race
55.9% Single-family units (26.4)
16.8% Duplex units (22.2)
27.2% Multi-family units (50.1)
87.4% of Housing built before 1960 (70.1)
4.1% Vacant units (8.1)
1.1% Overcrowded housing units (8.4)
Median Sales Value and Number of Sales By Year
$396,250 for Single-family residence ($130,000)
$304,000 for 2 to 5-family residence ($129,000)
HEALTH
  6% of Children under age 6 have tested positive for
High Lead Exposure
(19)
COUNCIL DISTRICTS 2, 3
 

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Last Updated:
21-mar-07



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