• Development Area: Three Miles
  • Constituency: South west St Andrew
  • Districts: 4

Community Borders:

  • North: Maxfield
  • West: Majesty Gardens and Seivwright Gardens
  • South: Greenwich Town
  • East: Greenwich Town and Whitfield Town

Community Representation:

  • Member of Parlaiment: Hon. Portia Simpson- Miller
  • Councillor: Mrs. Audrey Smith - Facey, Mr. Karl Blake
  • Mayor:

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

  1. High levels of adult unemployment (25 years and over)
  2. High levels of youth unemployment
  3. Low skill levels
  4. limited access to required amenities and services
  5. Negative perception of community

Number of Active Community Based Organizations: 14

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 9,240
Estimated Number of Households 2310
Average Households Size 4.0
% Households headed by males 45
% Households headed w/o academic qualification 78
% Households headed by unemployed persons 44

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 17.1 17.5 17.3
15 - 24 10.2 10.4 10.3
25 - 29 3.6 3.1 3.35
30 - 64 14.9 17.7 16.3
65+ 2.5 3.0 2.75
TOTAL 48.3 51.7 50

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

68% of household heads owned their dwellings 46.3% owned the land on which houses were constructed

Utilities

69.7% of residents received public water piped into dwelling, while 48.9% received public water piped into yard . 100% of residents used electricity for lighting

Communication

Telephone services were utilized by 97.8% of residents. 18.1% utilized both fixed land lines and mobile phones

Sanitation

Garbage was picked by truck for 93.9% households 50% of households shared toilet facilities with other households.