Task 1 C228 updated.docx - TASK 1 C228 1 Western Governors University TASK 1 C228 2(B Needs Assessment Demographics Sentinel City is a diverse virtual

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TASK 1 C228 1Western Governors University2/4/2019
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TASK 1 C228 2(B) Needs AssessmentDemographicsSentinel City is a diverse virtual community arranged into 4 distinct districts. The four districts are Nightingale Square, Acer Tech Center, Casper Park district and the Industrial Heights. The population of Sentinel City is 663, 862 with the highest population in the Casper Park District at 352,643, followed by Acer Tech Center at 168,390, nightingale Square at 103,974 and Industrial heights at 38,855 (Sentinel City, 2018). Sentinel City has 60.4% population in the 18-65 age range followed by 21.7% less than 18 years old, 10.5% over 65 yearsold and 7.4% under 5 years of age (Sentinel City, 2018). Acer Tech Center has the largest population of individuals over 65 years of age at 33.8% and the lowest percentage in the Industrial Heights at 0.9% (Sentinel City, 2018). 80.6% of Sentinel City’s population is white, 10.4% black, 3.7% Asian, 3.1% mixed races and 2.0 % American Indian and Alaska Native (Sentinel City, 2018). The median household income of Sentinel City is $49,091 with 18.9% of the population living below the poverty level (Sentinel City, 2018). Nightingale Square has the highest median household income at $299,550, followed by Acer Tech Center with a median income of $166,300, Casper Park District at $80,134 and the lowest median income in the Industrial heights at $24,672. Insurance coverage is also a concern with the lower income areas with 37.5% non-insured residents in Industrial heights, followed by 22.7% in Casper Park District, 1.5% Acer Tech Center, and the lowest percentage of uninsured residents in Nightingale Square at 0.7%. Neighborhood Safety AssessmentThe district with the highest safety concern is the Industrial Heights. This district has older buildings that show evidence of poor maintenance and upkeep. Throughout this district
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TASK 1 C228 3buildings are noted to have broken windows, boarded doors and signs of graffiti. Pollution is a major concern with industrial smoke stacks noted and broken sewer lines dumping sewage into the streets. Noted in this district are disabled cars with one car burning on the side of the road. Trash barrels were also seen burning on the side of the roads. The appearance of homeless and gangs is seen in the Industrial district. Reported gang crimes include robbery, simple assault and homicide respectively.Throughout the city garbage is noted stacked on the sides of buildings and in allies. The garbage is attracting rats and stray dogs with the highest noted stray dog bites noted in the industrial district with dog bite injuries reported throughout the city. Forty three percent of all hospitalizations related to dog bites occur in the Industrial heights district (Sentinel City, 2018). Controlled substance abuse and battery are among the highest common arrest charges through out the city. Of the violent crimes murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assaults are highly reported. Common crimes include bicycle theft, property damage, shoplifting, and drunk and disorderly conduct.
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