• 97.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. have a higher per 
capita income than ours
• 78.5% of our neighborhood’s children live in poverty 
compared to a national average of 25%
• Our neighborhood is a kind of Ellis Island for the Erie County 
area. While English is spoken by over 75% of the residents, it 
is a second language to many.
• A large % of our neighbors are dependent on public 
transportation when what they need is not within walking