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Children's Exposure to Neighborhood Unemployment
Year: 2000; Ordered: by value; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Scale Range: 3.1% – 13.8%

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1: Bakersfield, CA 13.8% Barchart image
2: Fresno, CA 13.5% Barchart image
3: Modesto, CA 13.0% Barchart image
4: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 12.8% Barchart image
5: Stockton, CA 10.9% Barchart image
6: El Paso, TX 10.3% Barchart image
7: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 8.6% Barchart image
8: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 8.5% Barchart image
9: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 8.1% Barchart image
10: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 8.1% Barchart image
11: Memphis, TN-MS-AR 7.6% Barchart image
12: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 7.5% Barchart image
13: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 7.5% Barchart image
14: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 7.3% Barchart image
15: Honolulu, HI 7.2% Barchart image
16: Jackson, MS 7.1% Barchart image
17: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 7.0% Barchart image
18: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 7.0% Barchart image
19: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 6.9% Barchart image
20: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 6.9% Barchart image
21: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 6.9% Barchart image
22: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 6.7% Barchart image
23: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 6.7% Barchart image
24: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 6.6% Barchart image
25: Albuquerque, NM 6.6% Barchart image
26: Baton Rouge, LA 6.6% Barchart image
27: Syracuse, NY 6.5% Barchart image
28: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 6.5% Barchart image
29: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 6.3% Barchart image
30: New Haven-Milford, CT 6.3% Barchart image
31: San Antonio, TX 6.2% Barchart image
32: Rochester, NY 6.2% Barchart image
33: St. Louis, MO-IL 6.0% Barchart image
34: Toledo, OH 6.0% Barchart image
35: Springfield, MA 6.0% Barchart image
36: Birmingham-Hoover, AL 6.0% Barchart image
37: Tucson, AZ 6.0% Barchart image
38: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 5.9% Barchart image
39: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 5.9% Barchart image
40: Charleston-North Charleston, SC 5.9% Barchart image
41: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 5.8% Barchart image
42: Pittsburgh, PA 5.8% Barchart image
43: Baltimore-Towson, MD 5.7% Barchart image
44: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 5.6% Barchart image
45: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 5.6% Barchart image
46: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5.5% Barchart image
47: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 5.5% Barchart image
48: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 5.4% Barchart image
49: Louisville, KY-IN 5.3% Barchart image
50: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 5.3% Barchart image
51: Columbia, SC 5.3% Barchart image
52: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 5.3% Barchart image
53: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 5.3% Barchart image
54: Dayton, OH 5.2% Barchart image
55: Chattanooga, TN-GA 5.2% Barchart image
56: Akron, OH 5.2% Barchart image
57: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 5.2% Barchart image
58: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 5.1% Barchart image
59: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 5.1% Barchart image
60: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 5.1% Barchart image
61: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 5.1% Barchart image
62: Oklahoma City, OK 5.1% Barchart image
63: Jacksonville, FL 5.0% Barchart image
64: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 5.0% Barchart image
65: Ogden-Clearfield, UT 5.0% Barchart image
66: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5.0% Barchart image
67: Greenville, SC 4.9% Barchart image
68: Tulsa, OK 4.9% Barchart image
69: Greensboro-High Point, NC 4.9% Barchart image
70: Knoxville, TN 4.9% Barchart image
71: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 4.8% Barchart image
72: Wichita, KS 4.8% Barchart image
73: Colorado Springs, CO 4.8% Barchart image
74: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 4.7% Barchart image
75: Kansas City, MO-KS 4.7% Barchart image
76: Orlando, FL 4.7% Barchart image
77: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 4.6% Barchart image
78: Boise City-Nampa, ID 4.6% Barchart image
79: Indianapolis, IN 4.6% Barchart image
80: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 4.6% Barchart image
81: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4.5% Barchart image
82: Salt Lake City, UT 4.5% Barchart image
83: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 4.5% Barchart image
84: Des Moines, IA 4.5% Barchart image
85: Worcester, MA 4.4% Barchart image
86: Richmond, VA 4.4% Barchart image
87: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 4.3% Barchart image
88: Columbus, OH 4.2% Barchart image
89: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 4.2% Barchart image
90: Provo-Orem, UT 4.2% Barchart image
91: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 4.2% Barchart image
92: Denver-Aurora, CO 4.1% Barchart image
93: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 4.1% Barchart image
94: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 4.0% Barchart image
95: Austin-Round Rock, TX 3.9% Barchart image
96: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 3.9% Barchart image
97: Raleigh-Cary, NC 3.8% Barchart image
98: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3.7% Barchart image
99: Madison, WI 3.3% Barchart image
100: Lancaster, PA 3.1% Barchart image

Definition: This indicator provides the unemployment 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 unemployment rate is 10%."

Notes: Children defined as under 18. Unemployment rate based on workers age 16+. 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. U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 1.