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Share of Poor Children Living in Very 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% - 49.4%         0.0%5.5%11.0%16.5%22.0%27.4%32.9%38.4%43.9%49.4%
                    
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 2000 1.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 5.2% Barchart image
Black 2000 29.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 4.1% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 2000 2.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 15.2% Barchart image
Black 2000 21.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 9.2% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 2000 15.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 28.8% Barchart image
Black 2000 30.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 5.6% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 2000 3.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 49.4% Barchart image
Black 2000 24.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 10.5% Barchart image
                    
          0.0%5.5%11.0%16.5%22.0%27.4%32.9%38.4%43.9%49.4%

Definition: The share of poor children living in neighborhoods in which 40% 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.