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Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with High School Dropouts
Year: 2000; Region: 50 Largest MSAs

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  6.2% 7.6% 8.9% 10.3% 11.6% 13.0% 14.3% 15.6% 17.0%
  5.6% 6.9% 8.2% 9.6% 10.9% 12.3% 13.6% 15.0% 16.3% 17.7%
 

# of MSAs

      Vir...   Cin...   Okl...                      
5       San...   Pro...   Ind...                      
      Sac...   San...   Nas... Sal...                    
      Sea... St.... Det...   Riv... Bir...     Atl...              
      Roc... New... Bal...   New... Por... Orl...   Hou...              
  Min... Phi... Har... Mil... Cle... San... Chi... San... Los... Aus... Cha...              
0 Pit... Bos... Buf... Was... Ric... Col... Kan... Mia... Lou... Jac... Mem... Tam... Den... Dal...   Pho...   Las...  
  5.6% 6.9% 8.2% 9.6% 10.9% 12.3% 13.6% 15.0% 16.3% 17.7%
  6.2% 7.6% 8.9% 10.3% 11.6% 13.0% 14.3% 15.6% 17.0%
 

Definition: This indicator provides the share of the population, aged 16-19, that neither are enrolled in school nor have a high school diploma 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 the population, aged 16-19, neither are enrolled in school nor have a high school diploma ."

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.