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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhoods with Female, Single-Parent Households
Year: 2000; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  5.9% 6.7% 7.6% 8.4% 9.2% 10.0% 10.8% 11.6% 12.4%
  5.5% 6.3% 7.1% 8.0% 8.8% 9.6% 10.4% 11.2% 12.0% 12.8%
 

# of MSAs

            Bir...                        
          Was... Pro...   Roc...                    
          Dal... Chi...   Los...                    
5           Cin... San... Lou... Cle...                    
          Okl... Hou... Atl... Riv...                    
    Den...     Ind... Har... Phi... San...                    
  Por... San...     Nas... Col... St.... Jac... Mia...                  
  Pit... Min... Bos... Kan... Pho... Orl... Sac... Bal... New...               Mem...  
0 San... Sal... Sea... Aus... Cha... Tam... Las... Buf... Ric... Det...   Vir... Mil...         New...  
  5.5% 6.3% 7.1% 8.0% 8.8% 9.6% 10.4% 11.2% 12.0% 12.8%
  5.9% 6.7% 7.6% 8.4% 9.2% 10.0% 10.8% 11.6% 12.4%
 

Definition: This indicator provides the share households that are headed by unmarried women with children 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 are headed by unmarried women with children."

Notes: Households headed by unmarried women with children are defined as those including only "Own children," who are never-married children under 18 years who are sons or daughters by birth, stepchildren, or adopted children of the householder.

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.