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Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with High School Dropouts
Year: 2000; Ordered: by value; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Scale Range: 5.2% – 17.8%

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1: Lancaster, PA 17.8% Barchart image
2: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 17.7% Barchart image
3: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 17.3% Barchart image
4: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 16.2% Barchart image
5: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 15.5% Barchart image
6: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 15.1% Barchart image
7: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 14.6% Barchart image
8: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 14.5% Barchart image
9: Denver-Aurora, CO 13.8% Barchart image
10: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 13.6% Barchart image
11: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 13.3% Barchart image
12: Tucson, AZ 13.2% Barchart image
13: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 13.1% Barchart image
14: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 13.0% Barchart image
15: Greenville, SC 12.8% Barchart image
16: Austin-Round Rock, TX 12.7% Barchart image
17: Greensboro-High Point, NC 12.7% Barchart image
18: Memphis, TN-MS-AR 12.4% Barchart image
19: Albuquerque, NM 12.4% Barchart image
20: Chattanooga, TN-GA 12.3% Barchart image
21: Orlando, FL 12.2% Barchart image
22: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 11.8% Barchart image
23: Jacksonville, FL 11.7% Barchart image
24: Jackson, MS 11.7% Barchart image
25: Salt Lake City, UT 11.4% Barchart image
26: Birmingham-Hoover, AL 11.2% Barchart image
27: Bakersfield, CA 11.1% Barchart image
28: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 11.1% Barchart image
29: Louisville, KY-IN 11.1% Barchart image
30: San Antonio, TX 11.1% Barchart image
31: Fresno, CA 10.9% Barchart image
32: Oklahoma City, OK 10.9% Barchart image
33: Stockton, CA 10.9% Barchart image
34: Raleigh-Cary, NC 10.9% Barchart image
35: Indianapolis, IN 10.8% Barchart image
36: Tulsa, OK 10.7% Barchart image
37: Baton Rouge, LA 10.7% Barchart image
38: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 10.7% Barchart image
39: Modesto, CA 10.7% Barchart image
40: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 10.7% Barchart image
41: Colorado Springs, CO 10.6% Barchart image
42: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 10.6% Barchart image
43: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 10.5% Barchart image
44: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 10.5% Barchart image
45: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 10.5% Barchart image
46: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 10.5% Barchart image
47: Springfield, MA 10.4% Barchart image
48: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 10.0% Barchart image
49: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 9.9% Barchart image
50: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 9.9% Barchart image
51: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 9.8% Barchart image
52: Kansas City, MO-KS 9.7% Barchart image
53: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 9.6% Barchart image
54: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 9.6% Barchart image
55: Columbia, SC 9.5% Barchart image
56: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 9.4% Barchart image
57: Boise City-Nampa, ID 9.4% Barchart image
58: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 9.4% Barchart image
59: Charleston-North Charleston, SC 9.4% Barchart image
60: El Paso, TX 9.4% Barchart image
61: Baltimore-Towson, MD 9.3% Barchart image
62: Dayton, OH 9.3% Barchart image
63: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 9.2% Barchart image
64: Wichita, KS 9.2% Barchart image
65: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 9.1% Barchart image
66: Columbus, OH 9.0% Barchart image
67: Syracuse, NY 9.0% Barchart image
68: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 8.8% Barchart image
69: St. Louis, MO-IL 8.8% Barchart image
70: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 8.7% Barchart image
71: Toledo, OH 8.6% Barchart image
72: Provo-Orem, UT 8.6% Barchart image
73: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 8.5% Barchart image
74: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 8.4% Barchart image
75: Richmond, VA 8.3% Barchart image
76: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 8.2% Barchart image
77: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 8.2% Barchart image
78: New Haven-Milford, CT 8.2% Barchart image
79: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 8.2% Barchart image
80: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 8.2% Barchart image
81: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 8.1% Barchart image
82: Rochester, NY 8.1% Barchart image
83: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 8.0% Barchart image
84: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 7.9% Barchart image
85: Ogden-Clearfield, UT 7.8% Barchart image
86: Worcester, MA 7.7% Barchart image
87: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 7.7% Barchart image
88: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 7.6% Barchart image
89: Knoxville, TN 7.5% Barchart image
90: Des Moines, IA 7.5% Barchart image
91: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 7.3% Barchart image
92: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 7.3% Barchart image
93: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6.7% Barchart image
94: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 6.4% Barchart image
95: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 6.2% Barchart image
96: Akron, OH 6.2% Barchart image
97: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 6.1% Barchart image
98: Pittsburgh, PA 5.6% Barchart image
99: Madison, WI 5.5% Barchart image
100: Honolulu, HI 5.2% Barchart image

Definition: This indicator provides the share of the population, aged 16-19, that neither are enrolled in school nor have 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 16-19, neither are enrolled in school nor have a high school diploma ."

Notes: Children defined as under 18.

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.