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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhoods with Households Receiving Public Assistance Income
Year: 2000; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhoods with Households Receiving Public Assistance Income
Year: 2000; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 7.5%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 6.3%
Albuquerque, NM 8.9%
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 6.1%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5.8%
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 8.7%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 4.3%
Bakersfield, CA 16.7%
Baltimore-Towson, MD 7.5%
Baton Rouge, LA 7.8%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 7.6%
Boise City-Nampa, ID 6.1%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 7.2%
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 6.2%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 9.9%
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 6.4%
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 7.0%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 5.3%
Chattanooga, TN-GA 8.1%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 8.9%
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 6.6%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 9.5%
Colorado Springs, CO 4.9%
Columbia, SC 5.9%
Columbus, OH 6.7%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 5.3%
Dayton, OH 6.8%
Denver-Aurora, CO 5.0%
Des Moines, IA 5.5%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 10.0%
El Paso, TX 12.9%
Fresno, CA 19.5%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 6.5%
Greensboro-High Point, NC 6.3%
Greenville, SC 5.6%
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 5.4%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 8.1%
Honolulu, HI 12.1%
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 6.1%
Indianapolis, IN 5.3%
Jackson, MS 10.1%
Jacksonville, FL 6.4%
Kansas City, MO-KS 5.8%
Knoxville, TN 8.0%
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 8.9%
Lancaster, PA 5.1%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 5.8%
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 6.7%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 13.1%
Louisville, KY-IN 7.6%
Madison, WI 3.8%
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 20.2%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 10.5%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 9.6%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 8.0%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6.2%
Modesto, CA 15.2%
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 7.0%
New Haven-Milford, CT 9.6%
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 10.7%
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 11.8%
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 5.5%
Oklahoma City, OK 8.3%
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 5.7%
Orlando, FL 6.1%
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 7.6%
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 5.9%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 9.5%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 6.4%
Pittsburgh, PA 7.5%
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 6.4%
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 6.5%
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 10.5%
Provo-Orem, UT 4.7%
Raleigh-Cary, NC 4.6%
Richmond, VA 6.3%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 11.9%
Rochester, NY 10.2%
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 12.8%
Salt Lake City, UT 5.5%
San Antonio, TX 9.0%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 9.8%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 9.1%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 8.1%
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 5.6%
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 7.0%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 6.6%
Springfield, MA 12.4%
St. Louis, MO-IL 7.6%
Stockton, CA 15.9%
Syracuse, NY 8.2%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 7.3%
Toledo, OH 8.7%
Tucson, AZ 8.3%
Tulsa, OK 7.9%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 6.8%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4.6%
Wichita, KS 5.7%
Worcester, MA 8.2%
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 9.3%

Definition: This indicator provides the share of households that receive public assistance income 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 households receive public assistance income."

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.