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Share of Poor 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
  • Black
  • Asian/Pacific Islander
         
 Scale Range: 0.0% - 78.1%         0.0%8.7%17.4%26.0%34.7%43.4%52.1%60.7%69.4%78.1%
                    
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 2000 8.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 46.7% Barchart image
Black 2000 76.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 27.1% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 2000 29.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 72.6% Barchart image
Black 2000 76.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 46.2% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 2000 39.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 76.1% Barchart image
Black 2000 77.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 50.6% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 2000 17.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 77.5% Barchart image
Black 2000 78.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 54.9% Barchart image
                    
          0.0%8.7%17.4%26.0%34.7%43.4%52.1%60.7%69.4%78.1%

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

Notes: 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.