It is segregated from the rest of the city by the Flint River and the large highways that surround it. The area has little economic activity, thus poverty is widespread. As of 2000[update], the poverty rate is at 45.3%, and the median household income is at $19,601.00. The population 10,547 people with 90.9% African Americans. 33.9% of persons are under the age of 18, and 40.9% of these people belong to singe parent households. The district supports 1.1% persons born outside of the U.S. Education rate is low with 41.0% of adults without a high school diploma. Only 5.8% of people have a college degree. Unemployment is at 18.6%. Home ownership rate is at 36.7%.