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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhoods with Households Receiving Public Assistance Income
Year: 2000; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  4.8% 5.8% 6.8% 7.7% 8.7% 9.7% 10.7% 11.6% 12.6%
  4.3% 5.3% 6.3% 7.3% 8.2% 9.2% 10.2% 11.1% 12.1% 13.1%
 

# of MSAs

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      Min... Sea...   Bir...                        
      Orl... Cin...   St....         Roc...              
  Ind... Atl... Hou... Por... Bos... Bal... San...   San... Mia... Det...              
Was... Dal... Sal... Las... Jac... Nas... Pit... Har...   San... Phi... Buf... Mem...     Riv...   Los...  
0 Aus... Den... Cha... Kan... Pho... Vir... Tam... Mil... Okl... Chi... Cle... San... Pro... New...   New...   Sac...  
  4.3% 5.3% 6.3% 7.3% 8.2% 9.2% 10.2% 11.1% 12.1% 13.1%
  4.8% 5.8% 6.8% 7.7% 8.7% 9.7% 10.7% 11.6% 12.6%
 

Definition: This indicator provides the share of households that receive public assistance income 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 households receive public assistance income."

Notes: Children 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.