The Heller School For Social Policty And Management The Heller School For Social Policy and Management Brandeis University
Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhoods with Households Receiving Public Assistance Income
Year: 2000; Ordered: by value; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Scale Range: 3.8% – 20.2%

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1: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 20.2% Barchart image
2: Fresno, CA 19.5% Barchart image
3: Bakersfield, CA 16.7% Barchart image
4: Stockton, CA 15.9% Barchart image
5: Modesto, CA 15.2% Barchart image
6: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 13.1% Barchart image
7: El Paso, TX 12.9% Barchart image
8: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 12.8% Barchart image
9: Springfield, MA 12.4% Barchart image
10: Honolulu, HI 12.1% Barchart image
11: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 11.9% Barchart image
12: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 11.8% Barchart image
13: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 10.7% Barchart image
14: Memphis, TN-MS-AR 10.5% Barchart image
15: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 10.5% Barchart image
16: Rochester, NY 10.2% Barchart image
17: Jackson, MS 10.1% Barchart image
18: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 10.0% Barchart image
19: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 9.9% Barchart image
20: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 9.8% Barchart image
21: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 9.6% Barchart image
22: New Haven-Milford, CT 9.6% Barchart image
23: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 9.5% Barchart image
24: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 9.5% Barchart image
25: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 9.3% Barchart image
26: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 9.1% Barchart image
27: San Antonio, TX 9.0% Barchart image
28: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 8.9% Barchart image
29: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 8.9% Barchart image
30: Albuquerque, NM 8.9% Barchart image
31: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 8.7% Barchart image
32: Toledo, OH 8.7% Barchart image
33: Oklahoma City, OK 8.3% Barchart image
34: Tucson, AZ 8.3% Barchart image
35: Worcester, MA 8.2% Barchart image
36: Syracuse, NY 8.2% Barchart image
37: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 8.1% Barchart image
38: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 8.1% Barchart image
39: Chattanooga, TN-GA 8.1% Barchart image
40: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 8.0% Barchart image
41: Knoxville, TN 8.0% Barchart image
42: Tulsa, OK 7.9% Barchart image
43: Baton Rouge, LA 7.8% Barchart image
44: Louisville, KY-IN 7.6% Barchart image
45: Birmingham-Hoover, AL 7.6% Barchart image
46: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 7.6% Barchart image
47: St. Louis, MO-IL 7.6% Barchart image
48: Baltimore-Towson, MD 7.5% Barchart image
49: Akron, OH 7.5% Barchart image
50: Pittsburgh, PA 7.5% Barchart image
51: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 7.3% Barchart image
52: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 7.2% Barchart image
53: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 7.0% Barchart image
54: Charleston-North Charleston, SC 7.0% Barchart image
55: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 7.0% Barchart image
56: Dayton, OH 6.8% Barchart image
57: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 6.8% Barchart image
58: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 6.7% Barchart image
59: Columbus, OH 6.7% Barchart image
60: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 6.6% Barchart image
61: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 6.6% Barchart image
62: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 6.5% Barchart image
63: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 6.5% Barchart image
64: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 6.4% Barchart image
65: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 6.4% Barchart image
66: Jacksonville, FL 6.4% Barchart image
67: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 6.4% Barchart image
68: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 6.3% Barchart image
69: Greensboro-High Point, NC 6.3% Barchart image
70: Richmond, VA 6.3% Barchart image
71: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 6.2% Barchart image
72: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6.2% Barchart image
73: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 6.1% Barchart image
74: Orlando, FL 6.1% Barchart image
75: Boise City-Nampa, ID 6.1% Barchart image
76: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 6.1% Barchart image
77: Columbia, SC 5.9% Barchart image
78: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 5.9% Barchart image
79: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 5.8% Barchart image
80: Kansas City, MO-KS 5.8% Barchart image
81: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5.8% Barchart image
82: Wichita, KS 5.7% Barchart image
83: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 5.7% Barchart image
84: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 5.6% Barchart image
85: Greenville, SC 5.6% Barchart image
86: Des Moines, IA 5.5% Barchart image
87: Ogden-Clearfield, UT 5.5% Barchart image
88: Salt Lake City, UT 5.5% Barchart image
89: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 5.4% Barchart image
90: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 5.3% Barchart image
91: Indianapolis, IN 5.3% Barchart image
92: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 5.3% Barchart image
93: Lancaster, PA 5.1% Barchart image
94: Denver-Aurora, CO 5.0% Barchart image
95: Colorado Springs, CO 4.9% Barchart image
96: Provo-Orem, UT 4.7% Barchart image
97: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4.6% Barchart image
98: Raleigh-Cary, NC 4.6% Barchart image
99: Austin-Round Rock, TX 4.3% Barchart image
100: Madison, WI 3.8% Barchart image

Definition: This indicator provides the share of households that receive public assistance income 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 households receive public assistance income."

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.