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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhood Housing Vacancies
Year: 2000; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  2.4% 3.3% 4.1% 4.9% 5.8% 6.6% 7.5% 8.3% 9.1%
  2.0% 2.8% 3.7% 4.5% 5.4% 6.2% 7.0% 7.9% 8.7% 9.6%
 

# of MSAs

                Vir...                    
5                 Pro...                    
              Por... Ric...   Bal...   Las...            
              Chi... Det... Kan... Phi... Roc... Ind...            
              Sac... Dal... Cin... Cha... Hou... Pho... Jac...          
      San... Los... Was... New... Sal... Har... Lou... Cle... San... Pit... Orl... Buf... Okl...      
0 San... Min... San... Den... Bos... Sea... Aus... Atl... Mil... Nas... Col... Mem... St.... Mia... Riv... New... Bir... Tam...  
  2.0% 2.8% 3.7% 4.5% 5.4% 6.2% 7.0% 7.9% 8.7% 9.6%
  2.4% 3.3% 4.1% 4.9% 5.8% 6.6% 7.5% 8.3% 9.1%
 

Definition: This indicator provides the housing vacancy 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 housing vacancy rate is 10%."

Notes: Children are defined as under 18.

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.