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Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with High School Dropouts
Year: 2000; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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 Scale Range: 0.0% - 11.8%       0.0%1.3%2.6%3.9%5.3%6.6%7.9%9.2%10.5%11.8%
                  
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 2000 10.5% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2000 11.8% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 2000 8.5% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2000 7.6% Barchart image
                  
        0.0%1.3%2.6%3.9%5.3%6.6%7.9%9.2%10.5%11.8%

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.