Hough Area

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Hough Coummunity was a site of particular concern for civil rights activists. The mapes below chart Hough's transformation over time. The Hough Area is bordered by Superiod Avenue at the north, East boulevard at the east, 55th at the west, and most of Hough avenue in the south.

The map below demonstrates black population change from 1950 to 1960.

Hough Education Levels 1950 and 1960

Hough Housing, Old and Vacant

Unemployment in 1960 and Poverty Rate in 1970