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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhood Non-English Language Usage
Year: 2000; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  6.8% 12.5% 18.2% 23.9% 29.6% 35.3% 40.9% 46.6% 52.3%
  4.0% 9.7% 15.4% 21.0% 26.7% 32.4% 38.1% 43.8% 49.5% 55.2%
 

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  4.0% 9.7% 15.4% 21.0% 26.7% 32.4% 38.1% 43.8% 49.5% 55.2%
  6.8% 12.5% 18.2% 23.9% 29.6% 35.3% 40.9% 46.6% 52.3%
 

Definition: This indicator provides the share of the population that speaks a non-English language at home in the neighborhood where the average child lives. For instance, if the value is 10%, this statistic is interpreted as "The Hispanic child in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where 10% of the population speaks a non-English language at home."

Notes: Language spoken by those aged 5+. Children defined as those 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.