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Children's Exposure to Neighborhood Unemployment
Year: 2000; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Children's Exposure to Neighborhood Unemployment
Year: 2000; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 5.2%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 4.8%
Albuquerque, NM 6.6%
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 4.6%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5.0%
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 7.3%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 3.9%
Bakersfield, CA 13.8%
Baltimore-Towson, MD 5.7%
Baton Rouge, LA 6.6%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 6.0%
Boise City-Nampa, ID 4.6%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 4.3%
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 5.0%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 6.9%
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 4.1%
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 5.9%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 5.1%
Chattanooga, TN-GA 5.2%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 7.5%
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 4.6%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 6.3%
Colorado Springs, CO 4.8%
Columbia, SC 5.3%
Columbus, OH 4.2%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 5.2%
Dayton, OH 5.2%
Denver-Aurora, CO 4.1%
Des Moines, IA 4.5%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 7.0%
El Paso, TX 10.3%
Fresno, CA 13.5%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 4.7%
Greensboro-High Point, NC 4.9%
Greenville, SC 4.9%
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 4.2%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 5.8%
Honolulu, HI 7.2%
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 6.6%
Indianapolis, IN 4.6%
Jackson, MS 7.1%
Jacksonville, FL 5.0%
Kansas City, MO-KS 4.7%
Knoxville, TN 4.9%
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 5.9%
Lancaster, PA 3.1%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 7.0%
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 5.4%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 8.5%
Louisville, KY-IN 5.3%
Madison, WI 3.3%
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 12.8%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 7.6%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 7.5%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 6.9%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3.7%
Modesto, CA 13.0%
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 4.5%
New Haven-Milford, CT 6.3%
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 8.1%
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 8.1%
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 5.0%
Oklahoma City, OK 5.1%
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 4.0%
Orlando, FL 4.7%
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 5.5%
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 5.1%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 6.9%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5.5%
Pittsburgh, PA 5.8%
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 5.6%
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 5.3%
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 5.9%
Provo-Orem, UT 4.2%
Raleigh-Cary, NC 3.8%
Richmond, VA 4.4%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 8.6%
Rochester, NY 6.2%
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 6.7%
Salt Lake City, UT 4.5%
San Antonio, TX 6.2%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 6.5%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 5.3%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 4.2%
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 3.9%
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 5.3%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 5.1%
Springfield, MA 6.0%
St. Louis, MO-IL 6.0%
Stockton, CA 10.9%
Syracuse, NY 6.5%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 5.1%
Toledo, OH 6.0%
Tucson, AZ 6.0%
Tulsa, OK 4.9%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 5.6%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4.5%
Wichita, KS 4.8%
Worcester, MA 4.4%
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 6.7%

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.