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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhood Non-English Language Usage
Year: 2000; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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 Scale Range: 0.0% - 55.2%       0.0%6.1%12.3%18.4%24.5%30.7%36.8%42.9%49.0%55.2%
                  
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 2000 25.4% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2000 55.2% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 2000 36.4% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2000 12.4% Barchart image
                  
        0.0%6.1%12.3%18.4%24.5%30.7%36.8%42.9%49.0%55.2%

Definition: This indicator provides the share of the population that speaks a non-English language at home in the neighborhood where the average child lives. For instance, if the value is 10%, this statistic is interpreted as "The Hispanic child in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where 10% of the population speaks a non-English language at home."

Notes: Language spoken by those aged 5+. Children defined as those under 18.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 3 accessed through the Neighborhood Change Database. U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 1.