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Children's Exposure to Neighborhood Unemployment
Year: 2000; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  4.0% 4.5% 5.1% 5.6% 6.1% 6.7% 7.2% 7.8% 8.3%
  3.7% 4.2% 4.8% 5.3% 5.9% 6.4% 7.0% 7.5% 8.0% 8.6%
 

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      Orl...   Dal...                          
    Nas... Ind...   Tam...   Har...       Mil...              
    Ric... Cin...   Cha...   Pit... St.... Cle...   Phi...              
Aus... San... Bos... Was... Jac... Sea... Por... Bal... Bir... San... Hou... Buf... Det...   Mem...   New... Riv...  
0 Min... Den... Col... Sal... Atl... Okl... Pho... Vir... Pro... Roc... San... Sac... Las... Mia... Chi...   New... Los...  
  3.7% 4.2% 4.8% 5.3% 5.9% 6.4% 7.0% 7.5% 8.0% 8.6%
  4.0% 4.5% 5.1% 5.6% 6.1% 6.7% 7.2% 7.8% 8.3%
 

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.