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Seattle Parks and Recreation and Census 2000:
A Demographic Overview of Seattle’s Communities

 

Introduction
In Seattle’s Parks and Recreation Plan 2000, item PL6 in the Six Year Action Plan directs Seattle Parks to “Undertake more detailed planning analysis, once 2000 census data is available, in order to assess park, recreation and open space needs throughout the city.” While the recently completed 2006 update to the Open Space Gap Report examines demographic data and open space needs, this report uses 2000 census data to provide a more detailed look at Seattle’s population and what this implies for Seattle Parks and Recreation.

While Census 2000 data is over six years old, it is still helpful insofar as it provides a framework for understanding the types of populations that should be considered when undertaking parks and recreation planning, project and program activities. Comparative data and newer information, particularly that provided by the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2004 American Community Survey, has been integrated as possible.


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Updated May 3, 2007
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