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Share of Population Living in High Poverty Neighborhoods by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: All; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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  • Non-Hispanic White
  • Hispanic
  • Non-Hispanic Black
  • Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander
         
 Scale Range: 0.0% - 53.0%         0.0%5.9%11.8%17.7%23.6%29.4%35.3%41.2%47.1%53.0%
                    
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 2000 3.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 26.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 49.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 10.2% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 2000 9.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 51.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 53.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 22.5% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 2000 7.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 50.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 50.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 23.2% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 2000 5.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 48.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 2000 52.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 23.3% Barchart image
                    
          0.0%5.9%11.8%17.7%23.6%29.4%35.3%41.2%47.1%53.0%

Definition: The share of people living in neighborhoods in which 20% or more of the population is in poverty.

Notes: Poverty determined as of 1999. Neighborhoods defined as census tracts. Excludes metro areas with less than 5,000 population of the specified racial/ethnic group.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 3 accessed through the Neighborhood Change Database.