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

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  3.8% 10.5% 17.2% 24.0% 30.7% 37.4% 44.2% 50.9% 57.6%
  0.4% 7.1% 13.9% 20.6% 27.3% 34.1% 40.8% 47.5% 54.3% 61.0%
 

# of MSAs

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10 Cin...                                    
Por...                                    
Bos...                                    
Sea...                                    
Bal... Pho...                                  
5 Den... Pit...                                  
Chi... Tam...                                  
San... Cle...                                  
Min... San... Los...                                
Atl... Hou... New...                                
0 Was... Det... Mia...   Riv...                            
  0.4% 7.1% 13.9% 20.6% 27.3% 34.1% 40.8% 47.5% 54.3% 61.0%
  3.8% 10.5% 17.2% 24.0% 30.7% 37.4% 44.2% 50.9% 57.6%
 

Non-Hispanic White

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

Notes: Children are those aged under 18. 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.