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Share of Population Living in Very High Poverty Neighborhoods by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Region: 25 Largest MSAs

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  1.6% 4.5% 7.3% 10.1% 13.0% 15.8% 18.6% 21.5% 24.3%
  0.2% 3.0% 5.9% 8.7% 11.5% 14.4% 17.2% 20.0% 22.9% 25.7%
 

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  0.2% 3.0% 5.9% 8.7% 11.5% 14.4% 17.2% 20.0% 22.9% 25.7%
  1.6% 4.5% 7.3% 10.1% 13.0% 15.8% 18.6% 21.5% 24.3%
 

Non-Hispanic White

Definition: The share of people living in neighborhoods in which 40% 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.