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Exposure to Neighborhood Unemployment 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% - 14.9%         0.0%1.7%3.3%5.0%6.6%8.3%10.0%11.6%13.3%14.9%
                    
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 2000 4.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 8.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 14.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 4.9% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 2000 5.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 9.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 11.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 6.8% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 2000 4.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 11.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 12.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 6.5% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 2000 4.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 12.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 12.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 7.0% Barchart image
                    
          0.0%1.7%3.3%5.0%6.6%8.3%10.0%11.6%13.3%14.9%

Definition: This indicator provides the unemployment rate 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 the unemployment rate is 10%."

Notes: Employment status is for civilians age 16+ years old. 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.