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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhood Poverty by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 1999; 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% - 25.3%         0.0%2.8%5.6%8.4%11.3%14.1%16.9%19.7%22.5%25.3%
                    
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 1999 4.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 1999 14.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 1999 24.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 1999 7.4% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 1999 8.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 1999 22.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 1999 23.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 1999 13.4% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 1999 7.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 1999 23.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 1999 23.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 1999 12.5% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 1999 6.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 1999 25.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 1999 22.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 1999 12.1% Barchart image
                    
          0.0%2.8%5.6%8.4%11.3%14.1%16.9%19.7%22.5%25.3%

Definition: This indicator provides the poverty rate in the neighborhood where the average child of different racial/ethnic groups lives. For instance, if the value is 10% for Hispanic children, this statistic is interpreted as "The average Hispanic child in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where the poverty rate is 10%."

Notes: Poverty rates defined as of 1999. Children are defined as under 18. Excludes metro areas with less than 5,000 child 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.