• Development Area: Harbour View
  • Constituency: East Rural St Andrew
  • Districts: 3

Community Borders:

  • North: The community of Bloxburgh
  • West: Hills and communities of Cane River and Dallas
  • South: Bull Bay Community
  • East: Bordering Hills of St Thomas

Community Representation:

  • Member of Parlaiment: Mr. Joseph Hibbert
  • Councillor: Sylvester Brown
  • Mayor:

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

  1. Poor Roads
  2. Low water pressure/no water supply
  3. Abandoned/Vandalized buildings
  4. Low housing Tenure
  5. Poor representation by elected political leaders

Number of Active Community Based Organizations: 2

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 73
Estimated Number of Households 35
Average Households Size 2.1
% Households headed by males 78
% Households headed w/o academic qualification 90
% Households headed by unemployed persons 45

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 19.0 14.3 16.65
15 - 24 9.5 9.6 9.55
25 - 29 1.6 4.8 3.2
30 - 64 20.6 16.0 18.3
65+ 4.7 0.0 2.35
TOTAL 55.4 44.7 50.05

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

77% of houses were made from board and 23% made from block and/or concrete 29% of houses were owned by occupants

Utilities

56.3% of residents received water from springs , rivers or streams 64.5% of residents used electricity for lighting

Communication

Cellular telephone services were utilized by 97% of residents

Sanitation

Garbage was burnt by 93.8% of households; 9.4%% buried their garbage 75% of households utilized pit latrines while 12.5% used soak away