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

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  1.7% 4.8% 7.9% 11.1% 14.2% 17.3% 20.5% 23.6% 26.7%
  0.1% 3.2% 6.4% 9.5% 12.6% 15.8% 18.9% 22.0% 25.2% 28.3%
 

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  0.1% 3.2% 6.4% 9.5% 12.6% 15.8% 18.9% 22.0% 25.2% 28.3%
  1.7% 4.8% 7.9% 11.1% 14.2% 17.3% 20.5% 23.6% 26.7%
 

Non-Hispanic White

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