Application of Community Health and Population-Focused Nursing — C228
Demographics, Neighborhood/Safety, and Scavenger Hunt Assessment Tools
1. Population of Sentinel City 663, 862, 9. 6% increase in 2 years 2. Age Percentage breakdown of population of Sentinel City Persons under 5 years: 7. 4% Persons under 18 years: 21. 7% Persons under 65 years but over 18: 60. 4% Persons 65 years and over percent: 10. 5% 3. Race Percentage breakdown of population of Sentinel City White alone: 80. 6% Black or African American alone: 10. 4% American Indian and Alaska Native alone: 2. 0% Asian alone: 3. 7% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone: 0. 2% Two or More Races: 3. 1% Hispanic or Latino: 31. 5% White alone, not Hispanic or Latino: 52. 7% 4. Median Household Income of Sentinel City $49, 091 Comparable to blue collar, lower middle-class areas 5. Percentage of Sentinel City residents living below the poverty level 18. 9% 6. Population of each of the four neighborhoods:
a. Nightingale Square: 103, 974 b. Acer Tech Center: 168, 390 c. Casper Park District: 352, 643 d. Industrial Heights: 38, 855 7. Median Household Income of the four neighborhoods:
a. Nightingale Square: $269, 550 b. Acer Tech Center: $166, 300 c. Casper Park District: $80, 134 d. Industrial Heights: $24, 672 8. Percentage of non-insured residents in each of the four neighborhoods:
a. Nightingale Square: 0. 7% b. Acer Tech Center: 1. 5% c. Casper Park District: 22. 7% d. Industrial Heights: 37. 5% Neighborhood/Safety Assessment 1. Describe any safety hazards seen (i. e. pollution, stray animals, buildings in disrepair, etc. ) There are stray wild animals (rats, racoons, etc. ) in the Industrial Heights area. I believe the reason for that is the accumulation of trash along the sidewalks and alleys. There is also a lot of graffiti found on the walls of buildings.
In the Casper Park District, streets are clean, but the park requires a cleanup. A major high-rise building is boarded up. The area has a lot of narrow ally ways which could become an issue if they are not kept clean. Homeless could use them as a living area. Also, there is an elevated train running through the area. No...