• Development Area: Half Way Tree
  • Constituency: North Central St Andrew
  • Districts: 4

Community Borders:

  • North: Red Hills Terrace
  • West: Red Hills Road
  • South: Red Hills Road
  • East: DuPont Ave

Community Representation:

  • Member of Parlaiment: Mr. Karl Samuda
  • Councillor: Lee Clarke
  • Mayor:

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

  1. High levels of adult unemployment (25 and over)
  2. High levels of youth unemployment (14-24)
  3. Poor Roads
  4. Crime and Violence
  5. Low Skills level

Number of Active Community Based Organizations: 6

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 2,660
Estimated Number of Households 767
Average Households Size 3.2
% Households headed by males 43.5
% Households headed w/o academic qualification 15.3
% Households headed by unemployed persons 19.3

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 12.2 9 10.6
15 - 24 6.3 7.9 7.1
25 - 29 2.3 4.5 3.4
30 - 64 19.1 28.9 24
65+ 3 6.8 4.9
TOTAL 42.9 57.1 50

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

91% of houses were made from block and/or concrete 55% of houses were owned by occupants

Utilities

89.4% of residents received water from NWC- public water piped into dwelling 98.8% of residents used electricity for lighting

Communication

Telephone services utilized by 98.8% of residents

Sanitation

Garbage was picked up for 90.1% households. 89.4% of households utilized water closets linked to sewer while 8.2% used soak away 10.8% shared toilet facilities with other households