- Development Area: Cross Keys
- Constituency: South Manchester
- Districts: 6
- North: Java & Grove Properties
- West: Cross Keys & Cocoa
- South: Canoe Valley
- East: Pusey Hill
- Member of Parlaiment: Michael Peart
- Councillor: Iceval Brown
COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES
- High levels of adult (25yrs and over) unemployment.
- High levels of youth (15-24yrs) unemployment.
- Low skills level
- Poor representation from political directorates.
- Low water pressure/lack of water supply.
Number of Active Community Based Organizations: 5
|Estimated Population Size||2,366|
|Estimated Number of Households||676|
|Average Households Size||3.5|
|% Households headed by males||58|
|% Households headed w/o academic qualification||56.6|
|% Households headed by unemployed persons||30|
Age sex distribution of population
|15 - 24||8.8||10.8||9.8|
|25 - 29||4.2||5.1||4.65|
|30 - 64||16.3||16.9||16.6|
Social and physical ameneties
42.9% of the houses in the community are made of concrete, 28.2% are made from concrete and block and 22.6% are dirt houses. 63.3% of respondents own the land on which they live, and 23.3% reside on land which is family owned.
67.3% of residents receive water from private catchments, and 6.9% receive their water from a combined source of private catchment and purchasing. 86.7% of residents use electricity for lighting.
Telephone service is utilized by 97% of households with 98% utilizing cellular phones and 2% having access to both cellular and landline telephones.
28.3% of households have their garbage collected by a truck while 23.3%, while having trucking service, also burn their garbage. 45.5% of households utilized pit latrine and 7% of all household indicated the sharing of toilet facilities.