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Poor Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with Adults with a Bachelors Degree or Higher by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: All; Region: Largest 4 MSAs


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  • Non-Hispanic White
  • Hispanic
  • Black
  • Asian
 Scale Range: 0.0% - 28.9%         0.0%3.2%6.4%9.6%12.9%16.1%19.3%22.5%25.7%28.9%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 2000 25.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 13.3% Barchart image
Black 2000 10.8% Barchart image
Asian 2000 28.9% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 2000 26.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 9.8% Barchart image
Black 2000 10.4% Barchart image
Asian 2000 19.9% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 2000 24.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 13.1% Barchart image
Black 2000 12.0% Barchart image
Asian 2000 23.3% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 2000 21.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 7.6% Barchart image
Black 2000 10.1% Barchart image
Asian 2000 17.3% Barchart image

Definition: This indicator provides the share of adults, age 25+, who have a bachelor's degree or higher in the neighborhood where the average poor child of different racial/ethnic groups lives. For instance, if the value is 10% for poor Hispanic children, this statistic is interpreted as "The average poor Hispanic child in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where 10% of adults have a bachelor's degree or higher."

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.