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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhoods with Female, Single-Parent Households
Year: 2000; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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 Scale Range: 0.0% - 9.4%       0.0%1.0%2.1%3.1%4.2%5.2%6.3%7.3%8.3%9.4%
                  
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 2000 8.3% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2000 9.0% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 2000 9.4% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2000 8.6% Barchart image
                  
        0.0%1.0%2.1%3.1%4.2%5.2%6.3%7.3%8.3%9.4%

Definition: This indicator provides the share households that are headed by unmarried women with 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 are headed by unmarried women with children."

Notes: Households headed by unmarried women with children are defined as those including only "Own children," who are 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.