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Poor Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhoods with Households with No Car Available by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: All; Region: Largest 4 MSAs


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  • Non-Hispanic White
  • Hispanic
  • Black
  • Asian
 Scale Range: 0.0% - 60.4%         0.0%6.7%13.4%20.1%26.9%33.6%40.3%47.0%53.7%60.4%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 2000 9.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 21.4% Barchart image
Black 2000 36.9% Barchart image
Asian 2000 20.1% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 2000 10.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 19.8% Barchart image
Black 2000 20.7% Barchart image
Asian 2000 14.1% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 2000 32.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 60.4% Barchart image
Black 2000 58.6% Barchart image
Asian 2000 47.6% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 2000 15.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 39.6% Barchart image
Black 2000 41.7% Barchart image
Asian 2000 30.5% Barchart image

Definition: This indicator provides the share of households that have no vehicle available in the neighborhood where the average poor child of different racial/ethnic groups lives. For instance, if the value is 10% for poor Hispanic children, this statistic is interpreted as "The average poor Hispanic child in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where 10% of households have no vehicle available."

Notes: Children defined as under 18. Excludes metro areas with less than 5,000 child population of the specified racial/ethnic group.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 3 accessed through the Neighborhood Change Database.