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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhood Poverty
Year: 1999; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhood Poverty
Year: 1999; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 10.1%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 9.4%
Albuquerque, NM 14.5%
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 8.7%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 9.6%
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 15.7%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 10.1%
Bakersfield, CA 22.0%
Baltimore-Towson, MD 10.1%
Baton Rouge, LA 17.5%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 14.0%
Boise City-Nampa, ID 9.2%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 8.4%
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 7.3%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 12.9%
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 11.6%
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 14.1%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 9.5%
Chattanooga, TN-GA 12.5%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 11.5%
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 9.7%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 12.1%
Colorado Springs, CO 7.6%
Columbia, SC 12.0%
Columbus, OH 9.6%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 11.1%
Dayton, OH 10.3%
Denver-Aurora, CO 7.9%
Des Moines, IA 7.6%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 11.7%
El Paso, TX 24.4%
Fresno, CA 24.8%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 9.0%
Greensboro-High Point, NC 11.0%
Greenville, SC 11.3%
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 8.7%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 9.1%
Honolulu, HI 10.0%
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 14.1%
Indianapolis, IN 8.6%
Jackson, MS 17.9%
Jacksonville, FL 11.1%
Kansas City, MO-KS 8.8%
Knoxville, TN 11.8%
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 13.7%
Lancaster, PA 8.3%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 11.4%
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 12.5%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 17.8%
Louisville, KY-IN 11.7%
Madison, WI 6.3%
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 37.1%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 16.7%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 15.1%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 12.5%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6.7%
Modesto, CA 16.8%
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 10.6%
New Haven-Milford, CT 10.4%
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 20.0%
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 15.2%
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 6.6%
Oklahoma City, OK 13.7%
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 8.6%
Orlando, FL 11.0%
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 9.8%
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 9.6%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 11.7%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 13.3%
Pittsburgh, PA 11.0%
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 9.2%
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 10.7%
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 11.9%
Provo-Orem, UT 8.3%
Raleigh-Cary, NC 8.4%
Richmond, VA 9.6%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 15.8%
Rochester, NY 11.4%
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 13.3%
Salt Lake City, UT 7.3%
San Antonio, TX 15.7%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 13.4%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 9.4%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 7.8%
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 10.5%
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 10.7%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 8.2%
Springfield, MA 14.6%
St. Louis, MO-IL 10.6%
Stockton, CA 18.5%
Syracuse, NY 12.4%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 12.1%
Toledo, OH 12.6%
Tucson, AZ 15.8%
Tulsa, OK 12.0%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 11.3%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 7.3%
Wichita, KS 9.1%
Worcester, MA 9.5%
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 12.5%

Definition: This indicator provides the poverty rate in the neighborhood where the average child lives. For instance, if the value is 10%, this statistic is interpreted as "The average child in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where the poverty rate is 10%."

Notes: Poverty rates defined as of 1999.

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.