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Share of Children Living in High Poverty Neighborhoods 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% - 56.3%         0.0%6.3%12.5%18.8%25.0%31.3%37.5%43.8%50.0%56.3%
                    
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 2000 1.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 26.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 53.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 7.3% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 2000 8.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 53.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 56.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 21.2% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 2000 7.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 53.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 53.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 21.8% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 2000 3.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 51.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 55.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 21.9% Barchart image
                    
          0.0%6.3%12.5%18.8%25.0%31.3%37.5%43.8%50.0%56.3%

Definition: The share of children living in neighborhoods in which 20% or more of the population is in poverty.

Notes: Children are those aged under 18. Poverty determined as of 1999. Neighborhoods defined as census tracts. 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.