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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhood Poverty
Year: 1999; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  7.5% 9.0% 10.4% 11.9% 13.4% 14.9% 16.3% 17.8% 19.3%
  6.7% 8.2% 9.7% 11.2% 12.6% 14.1% 15.6% 17.1% 18.6% 20.0%
 

# of MSAs

      Cin...                              
      Atl...     Det...                        
5       Ric...   Dal... Phi...                        
      Col...   Jac... Lou...                        
    Kan... Cha...   Pit... Chi... Mil... San...                    
Was...   Ind... San...   Orl... Roc... Cle... Pho... Hou...                  
Sal... Den... Bos... Por... Bal... Nas... Las... Tam... Sac... Bir...   New... Riv...            
0 Min... San... Sea... Har... Aus... St.... Vir... Pro... Buf... Okl...   Mia... San... Mem... Los...     New...  
  6.7% 8.2% 9.7% 11.2% 12.6% 14.1% 15.6% 17.1% 18.6% 20.0%
  7.5% 9.0% 10.4% 11.9% 13.4% 14.9% 16.3% 17.8% 19.3%
 

Definition: This indicator provides the poverty rate in the neighborhood where the average child lives. For instance, if the value is 10%, this statistic is interpreted as "The average child in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where the poverty rate is 10%."

Notes: Poverty rates defined as of 1999.

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.