Exploring the Link between Crime and Socio-Economic Status in Ottawa and Saskatoon: A Small-Area Geographical Analysis

Figure 7.7 - Saskatoon, Percentage of Low-Income Families, 2001 Census

Figure 7.7 The is a map of Saskatoon showing the neighbourhoods of the city. The shaded areas are those that have a high proportion of low income families in 2001. They concentrate mostly near downtown but also a few scattered areas outside.

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The map shows the percentage of low-income families in each neighbourhood in Saskatoon in 2001. Neighbourhoods with the lowest percentage of low income families (0% to 5.0%) are highlighted by a peach colour, neighbourhoods with a low percentage of low income families (5.1% to 15.0%) are highlighted by pink, neighbourhoods with a moderate percentage of low income families (15.1% to 20.0%) are highlighted by a dark pink, neighbourhoods with a high percentage of low income families (20.1% to 40.0%) are highlighted by orange and neighbourhoods with the highest percentage of low income families (40.1 to 70.0%) are highlighted by red.

The map demonstrates that the areas with the highest rates of low income families are seen in the West side of the city and in and around the core area of the city.

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