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Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with Adults with a Bachelors Degree or Higher
Year: 2000; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  15.8% 18.6% 21.3% 24.1% 26.8% 29.6% 32.3% 35.1% 37.8%
  14.5% 17.2% 19.9% 22.7% 25.4% 28.2% 30.9% 33.7% 36.4% 39.2%
 

# of MSAs

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5           Pho... Orl...   Ric...                    
          Cle... Hou... Sal... Ind...                    
        Tam... Vir... St.... San... Dal... Kan...                  
      San... Jac... Mia... Pit... Nas... Roc... Por...                  
Las...     Lou... Los... Bir... Okl... Sac... Chi... Col... Atl... Sea... Den...   Bos...        
0 Riv...     Mem... New... Det... Pro... Cin... Phi... Cha... Bal... Har... Min... Aus... San... San...   Was...  
  14.5% 17.2% 19.9% 22.7% 25.4% 28.2% 30.9% 33.7% 36.4% 39.2%
  15.8% 18.6% 21.3% 24.1% 26.8% 29.6% 32.3% 35.1% 37.8%
 

Definition: This indicator provides the share of adults, age 25+, who have a bachelor's degree or higher 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 adults have a bachelor's degree or higher."

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.