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Children's Exposure to Neighborhood Unemployment
Year: 2000; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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 Scale Range: 0.0% - 8.5%       0.0%0.9%1.9%2.8%3.8%4.7%5.7%6.6%7.5%8.5%
                  
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 2000 7.5% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2000 8.5% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 2000 8.1% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2000 6.9% Barchart image
                  
        0.0%0.9%1.9%2.8%3.8%4.7%5.7%6.6%7.5%8.5%

Definition: This indicator provides the unemployment rate 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 the unemployment rate is 10%."

Notes: Children defined as under 18. Unemployment rate based on workers age 16+. 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.