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Profile of Two Neighborhoods
The Boaz & Ruth Connecting Across Richmond Initiative targets our trainees and residents in the primarily black and poor North District and Richmond residents in the primarily white and affluent area called the “West End.” The statistics from the 2000 Census are startling:

                                          West End (96% White)          North District (95% Black)
   H.S. Diploma                                 97%                                         <60%
   B.A.                                              39%                                             8.3%
   Graduate degree                             30%                                             3.7%
   Median income (low)                  $141,800                                        $33,336
   Value of home                      67% >$250,000                              88% <$99,999

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