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Exposure to Neighborhood Unemployment by Race/Ethnicity and Income
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Income: Poor; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Exposure to Neighborhood Unemployment by Race/Ethnicity and Income
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Income: Poor; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 5.4%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 5.4%
Albuquerque, NM 6.1%
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 5.0%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4.3%
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 7.2%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 4.8%
Bakersfield, CA 10.8%
Baltimore-Towson, MD 4.8%
Baton Rouge, LA 5.7%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 5.0%
Boise City-Nampa, ID 5.1%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 4.3%
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 4.8%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 6.4%
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 3.8%
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 5.8%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 5.0%
Chattanooga, TN-GA 4.9%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 5.2%
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 4.6%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 5.0%
Colorado Springs, CO 5.1%
Columbia, SC 5.3%
Columbus, OH 4.4%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4.8%
Dayton, OH 5.1%
Denver-Aurora, CO 4.4%
Des Moines, IA 5.4%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 5.3%
El Paso, TX 8.9%
Fresno, CA 10.5%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 4.8%
Greensboro-High Point, NC 4.5%
Greenville, SC 4.9%
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 3.9%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 5.1%
Honolulu, HI 7.3%
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 5.8%
Indianapolis, IN 4.8%
Jackson, MS 5.9%
Jacksonville, FL 4.7%
Kansas City, MO-KS 4.6%
Knoxville, TN 5.3%
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 5.6%
Lancaster, PA 3.2%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 7.2%
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 4.9%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 6.9%
Louisville, KY-IN 4.9%
Madison, WI 4.5%
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 11.3%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 6.0%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 5.5%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 4.9%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3.9%
Modesto, CA 11.5%
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 4.6%
New Haven-Milford, CT 6.0%
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 5.6%
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 5.9%
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 5.8%
Oklahoma City, OK 5.2%
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 4.1%
Orlando, FL 4.6%
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 5.3%
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 5.3%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5.8%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5.2%
Pittsburgh, PA 6.0%
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 6.5%
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 5.6%
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 6.0%
Provo-Orem, UT 4.8%
Raleigh-Cary, NC 4.1%
Richmond, VA 3.9%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 8.6%
Rochester, NY 5.7%
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 6.8%
Salt Lake City, UT 5.2%
San Antonio, TX 5.1%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 6.0%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 4.7%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 3.7%
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 3.7%
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 5.9%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 5.6%
Springfield, MA 5.2%
St. Louis, MO-IL 5.2%
Stockton, CA 10.3%
Syracuse, NY 6.7%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 4.8%
Toledo, OH 5.8%
Tucson, AZ 5.4%
Tulsa, OK 5.1%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 5.4%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3.9%
Wichita, KS 5.2%
Worcester, MA 4.7%
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 6.2%

Definition: This indicator provides the unemployment rate for the average neighborhood in which each racial group lives, for households of different income groups. For instance, if the value is 10% for affluent blacks, this statistic is interpreted as "The average affluent black household in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where the unemployment rate is 10%."

Notes: Household income categories are defined as "poor" (income below $30,000 in 1999), "affluent" (income more than $60,000 in 1999), and "middle income" (those falling in between). Income is as of 1999. Employment status is for civilians age 16+ years old. 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.