Source: ESRI Community Analyst
According to the 2000 US Census data, within the 90018 boundary, which contains Jefferson Park, there were 8,844 individuals with a physical, sensory, mental, or self-care disability, which represents about 18.8% of the population. We do have a concentration of senior housing, as well as group housing facilities in our neighborhood. By way of comparison, the comparable statistic for Westwood (90024) is about 10%, and Beverly Hills (90210) is about 13.8%, and the statewide ratio is about 9.2%.
Notably, nearly 600 children in 90018 have a physical, sensory, mental, or self-care disability, which is a dramatically higher rate than other areas such as 90024 (Westwood) and 90210 (Beverly Hills).
The Census ACS 2007 data also shows about 1400 veterans in the 90018 boundary.