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Poor Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhoods with Female, Single-Parent Households 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% - 22.9%         0.0%2.5%5.1%7.6%10.2%12.7%15.3%17.8%20.4%22.9%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 2000 6.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 9.8% Barchart image
Black 2000 22.9% Barchart image
Asian 2000 5.7% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 2000 7.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 12.1% Barchart image
Black 2000 16.4% Barchart image
Asian 2000 9.3% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 2000 6.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 18.2% Barchart image
Black 2000 21.1% Barchart image
Asian 2000 7.6% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 2000 8.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 21.0% Barchart image
Black 2000 19.1% Barchart image
Asian 2000 12.5% Barchart image

Definition: This indicator provides the share households that are headed by unmarried women with children 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 households are headed by unmarried women with children."

Notes: Households headed by unmarried women with children are defined as those including only "Own children," who are never-married children under 18 years who are sons or daughters by birth, stepchildren, or adopted children of the householder. Excludes metro areas with less than 5,000 children of the specified racial/ethnic group.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 3.