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Poor Children's Exposure to Neighborhood Unemployment by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: All; Region: Largest 4 MSAs


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  • Non-Hispanic White
  • Hispanic
  • Black
  • Asian/Pacific Islander
 Scale Range: 0.0% - 20.2%         0.0%2.2%4.5%6.7%9.0%11.2%13.5%15.7%18.0%20.2%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 2000 5.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 9.8% Barchart image
Black 2000 20.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 6.9% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 2000 7.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 11.3% Barchart image
Black 2000 13.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 8.7% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 2000 6.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 14.8% Barchart image
Black 2000 16.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 8.5% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 2000 6.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 2000 17.4% Barchart image
Black 2000 15.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2000 10.4% Barchart image

Definition: This indicator provides the unemployment rate 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 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.