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Poor Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with High School Dropouts by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  6.2% 9.1% 11.9% 14.7% 17.6% 20.4% 23.3% 26.1% 28.9%
  4.8% 7.7% 10.5% 13.3% 16.2% 19.0% 21.8% 24.7% 27.5% 30.3%
 

# of MSAs

10           Bal...                          
          Orl...                          
    San... Sac...   Por...                          
    San... Roc...   Pro...                          
    Phi... Buf...   Mem... Cle...                        
5     Mil... San...   Kan... Dal...                        
    Ric... Har... Nas... Cin... Cha...                        
    San... Chi... Mia... Hou... Sal... Den...                      
    Bos... Sea... New... Bir... Jac... Tam...                      
  Min... New... Vir... St.... Aus... Okl... Atl... Ind...                    
0   Pit... Was... Los... Riv... Det... Col... Lou... Pho... Las...                  
  4.8% 7.7% 10.5% 13.3% 16.2% 19.0% 21.8% 24.7% 27.5% 30.3%
  6.2% 9.1% 11.9% 14.7% 17.6% 20.4% 23.3% 26.1% 28.9%
 

Non-Hispanic White

Definition: This indicator provides the share of the population, aged 16-19, that neither are enrolled in school nor have a high school diploma 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 the population, aged 16-19, neither are enrolled in school nor have a high school diploma ."

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.