Norton Avenue to Spruce Avenue: Census Analysis

The Census Tracts for Norton and Spruce Avenue are split between Census Tracts 57 and 58, so i analyzed both. As one of my other classmates has observed, the most striking statistics in this area, are that of race. In Both census tracts, the area does a complete 180, in terms of the white and black populations, in the 50 years between 1950 and 2000. The area shifts from nearly exclusively white (100% white in Census Tract 57) to almost completely black.

Another interesting statistic is the number of houses built and destroyed between the two census tracts. They roughly balance each other out. While about 100 houses are built in Census Tract 57, nearly 100 houses are destroyed in Census Tract 58.

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