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

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 Scale Range: 0.0% - 26.0%       0.0%2.9%5.8%8.7%11.6%14.5%17.3%20.2%23.1%26.0%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 2000 20.7% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2000 10.0% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 2000 26.0% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2000 23.2% Barchart image

Definition: This indicator provides the share of housing built before 1940 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 the housing stock was built before 1940."

Notes: Children defined as 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.