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Poor Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with High School Dropouts by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: All; Region: Largest 4 MSAs


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  • Non-Hispanic White
  • Hispanic
  • Black
  • Asian
 Scale Range: 0.0% - 21.4%         0.0%2.4%4.8%7.1%9.5%11.9%14.3%16.7%19.0%21.4%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 2000 9.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 21.4% Barchart image
Black 2000 15.4% Barchart image
Asian 2000 10.3% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 2000 9.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 18.4% Barchart image
Black 2000 15.7% Barchart image
Asian 2000 10.8% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 2000 7.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 15.8% Barchart image
Black 2000 13.9% Barchart image
Asian 2000 10.4% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 2000 8.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 19.1% Barchart image
Black 2000 13.2% Barchart image
Asian 2000 9.6% 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 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 the population, aged 16-19, neither are enrolled in school nor have a high school diploma ."

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.