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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhoods with Crowded Housing
Year: 2000; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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 Scale Range: 0.0% - 28.8%       0.0%3.2%6.4%9.6%12.8%16.0%19.2%22.4%25.6%28.8%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 2000 7.6% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2000 28.8% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 2000 10.9% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2000 3.6% Barchart image

Definition: This indicator provides the share of occupied housing units that are crowded in the neighborhood where the average child lives. For instance, if the value is 10%, this statistic is interpreted as "The average child in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where 10% of occupied housing units are crowded."

Notes: Children defined as under 18. Crowding defined as more than one person per room.

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.