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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhoods with Crowded Housing
Year: 2000; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  2.6% 5.7% 8.8% 11.8% 14.9% 18.0% 21.1% 24.1% 27.2%
  1.1% 4.2% 7.2% 10.3% 13.4% 16.5% 19.5% 22.6% 25.7% 28.8%
 

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10   Cha...                                  
St.... Min...                                  
Ric... Vir... Mem...                                
Ind... Phi... Atl...                                
Lou... Bos... Por...                                
5 Col... Nas... Sea...                                
Roc... Pro... Tam... New...                              
Buf... Kan... Jac... Orl...     Pho...                        
Cle... Har... Okl... Sal...     Las...                        
Cin... Bal... Mil... Den... Aus... San... New... San...     San...                
0 Pit... Bir... Det... Was... Chi... Sac... Dal... Hou... Mia... San... Riv...             Los...  
  1.1% 4.2% 7.2% 10.3% 13.4% 16.5% 19.5% 22.6% 25.7% 28.8%
  2.6% 5.7% 8.8% 11.8% 14.9% 18.0% 21.1% 24.1% 27.2%
 

Definition: This indicator provides the share of occupied housing units that are crowded 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 occupied housing units are crowded."

Notes: Children defined as under 18. Crowding defined as more than one person per room.

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.