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Share of Population Living in High Poverty Neighborhoods by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  6.0% 14.9% 23.7% 32.6% 41.4% 50.2% 59.1% 67.9% 76.8%
  1.6% 10.4% 19.3% 28.1% 37.0% 45.8% 54.7% 63.5% 72.4% 81.2%
 

# of MSAs

Sal...                                    
Nas...                                    
Bos...                                    
25 Ind...                                    
Phi...                                    
Mil...                                    
Roc...                                    
Las...                                    
20 Dal...                                    
Orl...                                    
Cin...                                    
Det...                                    
St....                                    
15 Har...                                    
Por...                                    
Bal... Los...                                  
Vir... San...                                  
Sea... Mem...                                  
10 San... Pit...                                  
Min... Pho...                                  
Den... Col...                                  
Kan... Hou...                                  
Chi... San...                                  
5 Jac... New...                                  
Ric... Mia... New...                                
Atl... Cle... Sac...                                
Cha... Bir... Pro...                                
San... Lou... Aus... Riv...                              
0 Was... Tam... Buf... Okl...                              
  1.6% 10.4% 19.3% 28.1% 37.0% 45.8% 54.7% 63.5% 72.4% 81.2%
  6.0% 14.9% 23.7% 32.6% 41.4% 50.2% 59.1% 67.9% 76.8%
 

Non-Hispanic White

Definition: The share of people living in neighborhoods in which 20% or more of the population is in poverty.

Notes: Poverty determined as of 1999. Neighborhoods defined as census tracts. Excludes metro areas with less than 5,000 population of the specified racial/ethnic group.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 3 accessed through the Neighborhood Change Database.