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Poverty Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 1999; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White, Hispanic, Black and Asian/Pac. Islander; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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  • Non-Hispanic White
  • Hispanic
  • Black
  • Asian/Pac. Islander
         
 Scale Range: 0.0% - 30.9%         0.0%3.4%6.9%10.3%13.7%17.1%20.6%24.0%27.4%30.9%
                    
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 1999 4.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 1999 16.2% Barchart image
Black 1999 24.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pac. Islander 1999 8.8% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 1999 7.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 1999 23.3% Barchart image
Black 1999 23.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pac. Islander 1999 13.3% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 1999 6.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 1999 25.1% Barchart image
Black 1999 22.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pac. Islander 1999 14.1% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 1999 5.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 1999 30.9% Barchart image
Black 1999 23.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pac. Islander 1999 15.8% Barchart image
                    
          0.0%3.4%6.9%10.3%13.7%17.1%20.6%24.0%27.4%30.9%

Definition: Proportion of people below the poverty level, among the population for whom poverty status is determined

Source: 2000 Census Summary File 3