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Washington Park

Washington Park is blessed with natural and location advantages. Roger Williams Park, one of the finest urban parks in the Northeast, is an extended backyard for most Washington Park residents. The lakes forests, gardens, and amusements draw thousands of visitors, but the Park's spaciousness sustains a sense of privacy and peacefulness within its 430 acres.Washington Park has substantial commercial activity on Allens Avenue and Broad Street, as well as a mix of bungalows closer to the park at its western edge and some larger Victoran homes between Broad and Allens Avenue.

Indicator Details

Indicatorssort descending Primary Domain Indicator Value Rank Tier
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health -% - Data N/A
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 0.6% 24 Bottom
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 73.0% 11 Middle
Age of Housing Housing 89.2% 19 Bottom
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing 12.2% 16 Middle
Business Retention Economic Health -0.3% 17 Middle
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety 31.3% 16 Middle
Commute Mode Share Transportation 29.6% 16 Middle
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 55.7% 12 Middle
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 50.6% 21 Bottom
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics 66.7% 9 Middle
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 65.2% 17 Middle
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 19.8% 22 Bottom
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 50.4% 21 Bottom
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 10.9% 21 Bottom
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 12.6% 24 Bottom
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 22.5 8 Top
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 8.6 14 Middle
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 97.1 22 Bottom
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 23.3% 15 Middle
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards -% - Data N/A
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 0.9 programs enrolled in per 100 households 11 Middle
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 45.8% 25 Bottom
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 82.2% 9 Middle
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 3.0% 7 Top
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities 20.6% 17 Middle
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 85.7% 24 Bottom
Transit Accessibility Transportation 137.5 14 Middle
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 21.5 10 Middle
Tree Cover Natural Areas 5.9% 25 Bottom
Vacancy Rates Housing 13.8% 12 Middle
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 4.1 11 Middle
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 54.1% 9 Middle
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics 69 21 Bottom

Demographic and Contextual Indicators

Neighborhood City Wide
Concentrated Poverty 27.8% 29%
Income Inequality 0.4 0.50
Life Expectancy - 78.8
Population 9,994 178,042
Racial and Ethnic Diversity 1.5 1.44
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