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Unformatted text preview: Andrew Rapaport 2/11/2009 Geog 597 Part I: Census Tract 20 Franklin County sits in central Ohio and is home to the states capital and largest city of Columbus, and in the middle of the city near the Ohio State University is a neighborhood known to the U.S. census bureau as census tract 20. The tract runs along Neil Avenue just south of the Ohio State University campus. The tract sits in a densely populated urban setting. The Midwest region of the United States is a predominately white and in following this trend so is Franklin County and census tract 20. Franklin County is 75.5% percent white while the tract is 84%, making this area a predominately white neighborhood. There are however other races mixed in, 10.9% are African American, 1.6% are Asian, and 2.5% are Hispanic. The Hispanic and white populations are the only races that exceed the average percentage of Franklin County although the Hispanics only beat out that statistic by 0.2%. The median household income for census tract 20 is $39,838 annually compared to $42,734 for the rest of Franklin...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2009 for the course ECON 505 taught by Professor Brad during the Spring '09 term at Ohio State.
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