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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhood Poverty by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 1999; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  5.7% 8.6% 11.5% 14.4% 17.2% 20.1% 23.0% 25.9% 28.8%
  4.3% 7.2% 10.0% 12.9% 15.8% 18.7% 21.6% 24.4% 27.3% 30.2%
 

# of MSAs

15   Col...                                  
  Vir...                                  
  Cin...                                  
  Sea...                                  
  Roc... Pro...                                
10 Bos... Cha... Por...                                
San... St.... San...                                
Bal... Dal... Orl...                                
San... Cle... Jac... Sac...                              
Ric... Ind... Mem... Tam...                              
5 Den... Aus... Buf... Bir...                              
Mil... Sal... Hou... Pit...                              
Chi... Det... Nas... Mia...                              
Har... Atl... Pho... San...                              
Min... Kan... Las... Los... Okl...                            
0 Was... Phi... New... Lou... New... Riv...                          
  4.3% 7.2% 10.0% 12.9% 15.8% 18.7% 21.6% 24.4% 27.3% 30.2%
  5.7% 8.6% 11.5% 14.4% 17.2% 20.1% 23.0% 25.9% 28.8%
 

Non-Hispanic White

Definition: This indicator provides the poverty rate in the neighborhood where the average child of different racial/ethnic groups lives. For instance, if the value is 10% for Hispanic children, this statistic is interpreted as "The average Hispanic child in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where the poverty rate is 10%."

Notes: Poverty rates defined as of 1999. Children are defined as under 18. Excludes metro areas with less than 5,000 child population of the specified racial/ethnic group.

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.