The Heller School For Social Policty And Management The Heller School For Social Policy and Management Brandeis University
Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with Adults without High School Diploma
Year: 2000; Ordered: by value; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Scale Range: 8.3% – 52.7%

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1: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 52.7% Barchart image
2: Fresno, CA 37.3% Barchart image
3: El Paso, TX 35.9% Barchart image
4: Bakersfield, CA 35.8% Barchart image
5: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 34.9% Barchart image
6: Modesto, CA 32.4% Barchart image
7: Stockton, CA 30.6% Barchart image
8: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 28.3% Barchart image
9: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 26.8% Barchart image
10: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 26.1% Barchart image
11: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 26.0% Barchart image
12: San Antonio, TX 25.0% Barchart image
13: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 24.8% Barchart image
14: Lancaster, PA 24.8% Barchart image
15: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 24.3% Barchart image
16: Chattanooga, TN-GA 23.9% Barchart image
17: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 23.9% Barchart image
18: Greenville, SC 23.3% Barchart image
19: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 23.3% Barchart image
20: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 23.1% Barchart image
21: Greensboro-High Point, NC 22.7% Barchart image
22: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 22.5% Barchart image
23: Memphis, TN-MS-AR 22.4% Barchart image
24: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 22.0% Barchart image
25: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 21.9% Barchart image
26: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 21.7% Barchart image
27: Birmingham-Hoover, AL 21.7% Barchart image
28: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 21.5% Barchart image
29: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 21.1% Barchart image
30: Jackson, MS 21.0% Barchart image
31: Baton Rouge, LA 21.0% Barchart image
32: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 20.3% Barchart image
33: Tucson, AZ 20.1% Barchart image
34: Knoxville, TN 20.1% Barchart image
35: Louisville, KY-IN 20.0% Barchart image
36: Springfield, MA 19.9% Barchart image
37: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 19.9% Barchart image
38: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 19.7% Barchart image
39: Charleston-North Charleston, SC 19.3% Barchart image
40: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 19.3% Barchart image
41: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 19.3% Barchart image
42: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 19.1% Barchart image
43: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 19.1% Barchart image
44: Richmond, VA 18.8% Barchart image
45: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 18.7% Barchart image
46: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 18.6% Barchart image
47: New Haven-Milford, CT 18.6% Barchart image
48: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 18.6% Barchart image
49: Baltimore-Towson, MD 18.4% Barchart image
50: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 18.4% Barchart image
51: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 18.4% Barchart image
52: Albuquerque, NM 18.3% Barchart image
53: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 18.3% Barchart image
54: Orlando, FL 18.2% Barchart image
55: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 18.1% Barchart image
56: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 18.0% Barchart image
57: Columbia, SC 18.0% Barchart image
58: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 17.9% Barchart image
59: St. Louis, MO-IL 17.6% Barchart image
60: Jacksonville, FL 17.5% Barchart image
61: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 17.5% Barchart image
62: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 17.4% Barchart image
63: Tulsa, OK 17.4% Barchart image
64: Oklahoma City, OK 17.4% Barchart image
65: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 17.3% Barchart image
66: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 17.2% Barchart image
67: Austin-Round Rock, TX 17.1% Barchart image
68: Toledo, OH 17.1% Barchart image
69: Rochester, NY 16.9% Barchart image
70: Worcester, MA 16.9% Barchart image
71: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 16.6% Barchart image
72: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 16.6% Barchart image
73: Dayton, OH 16.6% Barchart image
74: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 16.5% Barchart image
75: Syracuse, NY 16.4% Barchart image
76: Indianapolis, IN 16.1% Barchart image
77: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 16.1% Barchart image
78: Honolulu, HI 15.2% Barchart image
79: Pittsburgh, PA 15.1% Barchart image
80: Columbus, OH 15.0% Barchart image
81: Wichita, KS 15.0% Barchart image
82: Denver-Aurora, CO 15.0% Barchart image
83: Akron, OH 14.9% Barchart image
84: Boise City-Nampa, ID 14.6% Barchart image
85: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 14.4% Barchart image
86: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 14.3% Barchart image
87: Kansas City, MO-KS 14.1% Barchart image
88: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 14.1% Barchart image
89: Raleigh-Cary, NC 13.7% Barchart image
90: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 13.6% Barchart image
91: Salt Lake City, UT 13.3% Barchart image
92: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 13.2% Barchart image
93: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 12.4% Barchart image
94: Des Moines, IA 11.9% Barchart image
95: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 11.1% Barchart image
96: Ogden-Clearfield, UT 10.5% Barchart image
97: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 10.0% Barchart image
98: Madison, WI 8.9% Barchart image
99: Provo-Orem, UT 8.9% Barchart image
100: Colorado Springs, CO 8.3% Barchart image

Definition: This indicator provides the share of the population, aged 25+, that lacks a high school diploma 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 10% of the population, aged 25+, lacks a high school diploma."

Notes: 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. U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 1.