The Heller School For Social Policty And Management The Heller School For Social Policy and Management Brandeis University
Child Poverty Rate
Year: 1999; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

Year
Sort Order
Select Regions

Notes and Sources
Update this Report

Refer to the table below to quickly find a metro area. The table data can be resorted by using the radio buttons in the box in the upper lefthand corner.

Child Poverty Rate
Year: 1999; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 13.5%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 12.0%
Albuquerque, NM 18.7%
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 11.5%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 12.3%
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 21.3%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 12.2%
Bakersfield, CA 28.2%
Baltimore-Towson, MD 12.6%
Baton Rouge, LA 21.7%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 18.1%
Boise City-Nampa, ID 11.9%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 10.3%
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 8.5%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 17.2%
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 15.7%
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 19.0%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 12.2%
Chattanooga, TN-GA 16.6%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 14.3%
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 12.4%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 15.8%
Colorado Springs, CO 10.3%
Columbia, SC 16.0%
Columbus, OH 12.4%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 14.2%
Dayton, OH 13.5%
Denver-Aurora, CO 10.2%
Des Moines, IA 9.5%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 14.9%
El Paso, TX 31.7%
Fresno, CA 32.1%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 10.7%
Greensboro-High Point, NC 14.1%
Greenville, SC 14.3%
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 11.3%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 11.1%
Honolulu, HI 12.9%
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 17.9%
Indianapolis, IN 10.9%
Jackson, MS 24.3%
Jacksonville, FL 15.0%
Kansas City, MO-KS 11.4%
Knoxville, TN 15.2%
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 19.6%
Lancaster, PA 11.2%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 14.6%
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 16.8%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 22.1%
Louisville, KY-IN 15.6%
Madison, WI 7.4%
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 45.7%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 22.3%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 19.0%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 16.0%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 8.6%
Modesto, CA 21.0%
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 13.4%
New Haven-Milford, CT 13.3%
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 26.2%
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 18.6%
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 8.6%
Oklahoma City, OK 18.3%
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 11.2%
Orlando, FL 14.8%
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 12.1%
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 13.5%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 14.3%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 16.4%
Pittsburgh, PA 14.8%
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 11.8%
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 12.7%
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 15.7%
Provo-Orem, UT 8.9%
Raleigh-Cary, NC 10.5%
Richmond, VA 12.8%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 20.1%
Rochester, NY 14.5%
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 17.3%
Salt Lake City, UT 9.3%
San Antonio, TX 21.4%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 16.9%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 11.3%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 9.1%
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 14.5%
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 14.6%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 10.5%
Springfield, MA 19.3%
St. Louis, MO-IL 14.1%
Stockton, CA 24.2%
Syracuse, NY 15.7%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 16.2%
Toledo, OH 16.3%
Tucson, AZ 20.0%
Tulsa, OK 16.0%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 15.1%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 9.1%
Wichita, KS 11.8%
Worcester, MA 11.8%
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 17.7%

Definition: Proportion of children under 18 below the poverty level, among the population for whom poverty status is determined

Source: 2000 Census Summary File 3