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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhoods with Households Receiving Public Assistance Income
Year: 2000; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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 Scale Range: 0.0% - 13.1%       0.0%1.5%2.9%4.4%5.8%7.3%8.7%10.2%11.6%13.1%
                  
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 2000 8.9% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2000 13.1% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 2000 11.8% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2000 9.5% Barchart image
                  
        0.0%1.5%2.9%4.4%5.8%7.3%8.7%10.2%11.6%13.1%

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.