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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhoods with Households with Children
Year: 2000; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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 Scale Range: 0.0% - 44.7%       0.0%5.0%9.9%14.9%19.8%24.8%29.8%34.7%39.7%44.7%
                  
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 2000 39.1% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2000 44.7% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 2000 37.3% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2000 35.7% Barchart image
                  
        0.0%5.0%9.9%14.9%19.8%24.8%29.8%34.7%39.7%44.7%

Definition: This indicator provides the share of households that contain families with own children 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 households contain families with own children."

Notes: "Own children" defined as never-married children under 18 years who are sons or daughters by birth, stepchildren, or adopted children of the householder.

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.