Just across the river at Boeing Field, Boeing's Plant No. [5][better source needed]. I live in North Seattle, and it's not that different in crime in many parts of Seattle. (KC Tile A2) Magnuson Park/Sand Point Area (KC Tile 2) Seward Park/Rainier Beach Area (KC Tile 7) Census Bureau Block Maps for Seattle ...And Brenda's review is GREAT (above). Extended families lived in large cedar longhouses. [7], Prior to the straightening of the Duwamish River for the Duwamish Waterway, South Park was connected to Georgetown by an electric railway that crossed a north-south bridge at 8th Avenue and by an east-west road bridge on County Road a few blocks northeast of that. In October 1906, the electorate voted 131–59 for annexation to Seattle, but apparently no action was taken beyond the vote. The SCHOONER Project: The Hon. Regina Hackett, "Obscure Neighborhood on the Rebound," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 3, 1999, Neighbors Section (http://seattle-pi.com/); Regina Hackett, "Slice of Life Full of Diversity, Contrasts," Ibid. Source: The South Park, Seattle, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 877), Courtesy Seattle Municipal Archives (6620), South Park Bridge (1931), following permanent closure, Duwamish Waterway, King County, July 3, 2010. Ethno-racial composition per year of the age cohort as a percentage of the total population. [14], Crime rate index for South Park (ZIP Code 98108) as compared to Greenwood (ZIP Code 98103), another Seattle neighborhood located approximately the same distance north from downtown Seattle as South Park is south of downtown Seattle. The total number of households is 8,645 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 36 with 8,980 people being married and 10,979 being single. Dist. By 1999, 2,809 people lived in South Park, two-thirds white and 13 percent Asian and Pacific Islander. Surrounded by industrial areas, both the land and the nearby river have been known for contamination. The main 'business' area feels very dry and dusty, and the neighborhoods, while populated with a few trees, many are brown and dry. South Park, as the city of Seattle has become a sought after destination, is changing. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. With the permanent closure of the South Park bridge, the neighborhood businesses are going to lose many of the lunchtime crowds from Boeing and other businesses across the river. History This area was an ideal place to settle in Seattle’s early days. In the 1890s, two Roman Catholic brothers from Belgium opened the Brothers School accepting boarders and day students. The neighborhood of South Park is located along the Duwamish River just north of Boulevard Park in Seattle. The Grant Street Electric Railway extended a trolley line from Seattle to South Park, crossing the Duwamish River over a wooden drawbridge. I see on the police crime reports, much reduction in the actual crime. Car prowls maybe, but Many of the local residents are actively watching and destroying the old crime scene. The area also has a lot of apartments, some really nice with rec rooms and club houses and others that are just average is size, look and price. South Park was served by three mayors in its four-and-one-half years of existence as an independent town: S. J. Bevan (1902–1903), G. C. Lingenfelter (1903–1905), and A. G. Breidenstein (1906–1907). In the 1920s, the Boeing Airplane Co., just north of South Park, built airplanes for the military and flew them from a gravel airstrip there. X. User-defined colors Preset color patterns Opacity: Opacity % Hide borders Hide US histogram. Located in South Seattle on the Duwamish River, South Park is one of the most undesirable areas of the city. Consulted 2009-04-26. Its main thoroughfares are West Marginal Way S. (northwest- and southeast-bound), S. Cloverdale Street (east- and westbound) and 14th Ave. S (north-and-south). It's coming into a new, and much hipper neighborhood, than it has been for years. To overcome this we have computed reasonable estimates of the same statistics that are presented for other the entity types. South Park is a neighborhood in the city of Seattle, in the U.S. state of Washington. Get link. [15], Coordinates: 47°31′49″N 122°19′26″W / 47.53028°N 122.32389°W / 47.53028; -122.32389. The whole area gives off a Deliverancesque quality. Jan Drago Seattle City Council Seattle Department of NeighborhoodsRivers-in-Time Project:King County Landmarks & Heritage Commission, Service station in South Park, 14th Avenue S and S Cloverdale Street, October 9, 1925, Excursionists on the Grant Street Railway at the 8th Avenue S bridge over the Duwamish River, South Park, 1891, Courtesy Seattle Municipal Archives (30390), 14th Avenue S at S Concord Street, South Park, 1915, Courtesy Seatttle Municipal Archives (Image No. The new bridge opened to the public on June 30, 2014.[12]. Disaggregated Data for Race and Ethnic Groups ; Data Collaboration Team; About Seattle; American Community Survey; Decennial Census; Geographic Files and Maps; Related Links; Zoned Development Capacity; Demographer's Corner; Ongoing Initiatives. 130th and 145th Station … By 1974, crime was up and the area attracted poor immigrants, principally Hispanics. [11] It connects 16th Avenue S. in Georgetown to 14th Avenue S. in South Park. 18, April 10, 1945; Wilfred P. Schoenberg, S.J., A History of the Catholic Church in the Pacific Northwest, 1743-1983 (Washington, D.C.: The Pastoral Press, 1987), 494; Ray Ruppert, "South Park Resident Seeks to Save Church," The Seattle Times, October 13, 1971, p. G-1; Michael Sweeney, "South Park: A Square Mile of Defiance," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, August 11, 1974, Northwest Magazine, 8-9; John J. Reddin, "South Park Renews Labor Day Festival Tradition," The Seattle Times, September 2, 1962, p. 25; Rita Cipalla, "Joe Desimone: From Produce Farmer to Owner of Seattle's Pike Place Market," L'Italo-Americano,  April 29, 2016 (http://www.italoamericano.org).Note: This feature was revised on March 20, 2018. In October 1906, the electorate voted 131–59 for annexation to Seattle, but apparently no action was taken beyond the vote.