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Children's 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% - 15.8%         0.0%1.8%3.5%5.3%7.0%8.8%10.5%12.3%14.0%15.8%
                    
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 2000 3.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 8.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 15.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 4.4% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 2000 5.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 9.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 11.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 6.7% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 2000 4.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 11.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 13.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 6.2% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 2000 4.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 12.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 12.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 6.4% Barchart image
                    
          0.0%1.8%3.5%5.3%7.0%8.8%10.5%12.3%14.0%15.8%

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

Notes: Children defined as under 18. Unemployment rate based on workers age 16+. 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.