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Poor Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with Adults with a Bachelors Degree or Higher by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Poor Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with Adults with a Bachelors Degree or Higher by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 16.9%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 21.2%
Albuquerque, NM 24.7%
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 16.1%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 22.9%
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 14.8%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 31.7%
Bakersfield, CA 12.5%
Baltimore-Towson, MD 21.9%
Baton Rouge, LA 16.9%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 13.8%
Boise City-Nampa, ID 21.7%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 29.7%
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 38.6%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 16.9%
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 15.6%
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 21.1%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 21.7%
Chattanooga, TN-GA 15.1%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 25.3%
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 16.3%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 17.1%
Colorado Springs, CO 26.4%
Columbia, SC 20.3%
Columbus, OH 17.7%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 22.3%
Dayton, OH 16.4%
Denver-Aurora, CO 28.7%
Des Moines, IA 20.3%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 17.0%
El Paso, TX 17.9%
Fresno, CA 15.4%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 17.6%
Greensboro-High Point, NC 17.2%
Greenville, SC 16.4%
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 18.7%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 25.7%
Honolulu, HI 26.7%
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 20.3%
Indianapolis, IN 17.4%
Jackson, MS 22.0%
Jacksonville, FL 16.6%
Kansas City, MO-KS 19.8%
Knoxville, TN 17.7%
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 11.2%
Lancaster, PA 15.3%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 14.3%
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 17.7%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 26.1%
Louisville, KY-IN 13.2%
Madison, WI 30.1%
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 12.1%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 18.3%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 22.9%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 22.8%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 27.2%
Modesto, CA 11.9%
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 17.8%
New Haven-Milford, CT 22.9%
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 18.3%
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 24.8%
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 21.1%
Oklahoma City, OK 17.9%
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 20.0%
Orlando, FL 21.6%
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 27.9%
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 20.3%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 21.1%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 20.3%
Pittsburgh, PA 16.9%
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 21.7%
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 14.3%
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 17.1%
Provo-Orem, UT 28.8%
Raleigh-Cary, NC 30.7%
Richmond, VA 22.1%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 13.2%
Rochester, NY 20.6%
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 18.7%
Salt Lake City, UT 23.5%
San Antonio, TX 20.8%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 25.2%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 34.3%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 39.3%
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 19.2%
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 14.7%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 24.2%
Springfield, MA 20.6%
St. Louis, MO-IL 17.7%
Stockton, CA 12.6%
Syracuse, NY 18.4%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 16.4%
Toledo, OH 16.2%
Tucson, AZ 23.0%
Tulsa, OK 16.0%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 19.9%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 35.8%
Wichita, KS 18.6%
Worcester, MA 20.6%
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 12.5%

Definition: This indicator provides the share of adults, age 25+, who have a bachelor's degree or higher in the neighborhood where the average poor child of different racial/ethnic groups lives. For instance, if the value is 10% for poor Hispanic children, this statistic is interpreted as "The average poor Hispanic child in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where 10% of adults have a bachelor's degree or higher."

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.