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Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with Adults without High School Diploma
Year: 2000; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  11.4% 14.1% 16.9% 19.7% 22.5% 25.2% 28.0% 30.8% 33.5%
  10.0% 12.7% 15.5% 18.3% 21.1% 23.8% 26.6% 29.4% 32.2% 34.9%
 

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  10.0% 12.7% 15.5% 18.3% 21.1% 23.8% 26.6% 29.4% 32.2% 34.9%
  11.4% 14.1% 16.9% 19.7% 22.5% 25.2% 28.0% 30.8% 33.5%
 

Definition: This indicator provides the share of the population, aged 25+, that lacks a high school diploma 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 10% of the population, aged 25+, lacks a high school diploma."

Notes: 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. U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 1.