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Exposure to Neighborhoods with Adults without High School Diploma by Race/Ethnicity and Income
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: All; Income: Poor; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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  • Non-Hispanic White
    Poor
  • Hispanic
    Poor
  • Black
    Poor
  • Asian
    Poor
           
 Scale Range: 0.0% - 47.7%           0.0%5.3%10.6%15.9%21.2%26.5%31.8%37.1%42.4%47.7%
                      
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White Poor 2000 17.6% Barchart image
Hispanic Poor 2000 38.5% Barchart image
Black Poor 2000 29.8% Barchart image
Asian Poor 2000 19.9% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White Poor 2000 20.5% Barchart image
Hispanic Poor 2000 47.7% Barchart image
Black Poor 2000 40.1% Barchart image
Asian Poor 2000 30.0% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White Poor 2000 19.2% Barchart image
Hispanic Poor 2000 39.3% Barchart image
Black Poor 2000 35.1% Barchart image
Asian Poor 2000 28.8% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White Poor 2000 18.1% Barchart image
Hispanic Poor 2000 40.1% Barchart image
Black Poor 2000 31.3% Barchart image
Asian Poor 2000 22.6% Barchart image
                      
            0.0%5.3%10.6%15.9%21.2%26.5%31.8%37.1%42.4%47.7%

Definition: This indicator provides the share of the population age 25+ that does not have a high school diploma in the average neighborhood in which each racial group lives, for households of different income groups. For instance, if the value is 10% for affluent blacks, this statistic is interpreted as "The average affluent black household in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where 10% of the population age 25+ does not have a high school diploma."

Notes: Household income categories are defined as "poor" (income below $30,000 in 1999), "affluent" (income more than $60,000 in 1999), and "middle income" (those falling in between). Excludes metro areas with less than 5,000 population of the specified racial/ethnic group.

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