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Share of Poor 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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  2.9% 8.4% 13.9% 19.3% 24.8% 30.3% 35.7% 41.2% 46.7%
  0.2% 5.7% 11.1% 16.6% 22.1% 27.5% 33.0% 38.5% 43.9% 49.4%
 

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  0.2% 5.7% 11.1% 16.6% 22.1% 27.5% 33.0% 38.5% 43.9% 49.4%
  2.9% 8.4% 13.9% 19.3% 24.8% 30.3% 35.7% 41.2% 46.7%
 

Non-Hispanic White

Definition: The share of poor children 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.