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Exposure to Neighborhoods with High School Dropouts by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: All; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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  • Non-Hispanic White
  • Hispanic
  • Non-Hispanic Black
  • Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander
         
 Scale Range: 0.0% - 18.0%         0.0%2.0%4.0%6.0%8.0%10.0%12.0%14.0%16.0%18.0%
                    
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 2000 7.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 18.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 12.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 7.9% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 2000 6.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 15.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 12.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 7.8% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 2000 5.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 13.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 11.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 7.4% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 2000 5.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 14.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 11.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 6.4% Barchart image
                    
          0.0%2.0%4.0%6.0%8.0%10.0%12.0%14.0%16.0%18.0%

Definition: This indicator provides the share of persons, age 16-19, who are neither enrolled in school nor high school graduates for the average neighborhood in which each racial group lives. For instance, if the value is 10% for blacks, this statistic is interpreted as "The average black person in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where 10% of people, age 16-19, who are neither enrolled in school nor high school graduates."

Notes: Excludes metro areas with less than 5,000 population of the specified racial/ethnic group.

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.