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Exposure to Neighborhood Poverty by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 1999; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Exposure to Neighborhood Poverty by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 1999; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 8.6%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 8.2%
Albuquerque, NM 10.8%
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 7.2%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 6.9%
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 12.4%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 9.1%
Bakersfield, CA 15.3%
Baltimore-Towson, MD 6.5%
Baton Rouge, LA 13.3%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 9.8%
Boise City-Nampa, ID 9.0%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 6.9%
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 4.4%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 8.8%
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 8.1%
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 11.5%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 7.4%
Chattanooga, TN-GA 10.1%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 5.8%
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 7.9%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 7.0%
Colorado Springs, CO 7.4%
Columbia, SC 10.2%
Columbus, OH 8.3%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7.6%
Dayton, OH 8.6%
Denver-Aurora, CO 6.1%
Des Moines, IA 6.7%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 6.3%
El Paso, TX 16.3%
Fresno, CA 15.6%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 7.4%
Greensboro-High Point, NC 8.7%
Greenville, SC 10.3%
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 7.0%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 5.6%
Honolulu, HI 8.4%
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 9.1%
Indianapolis, IN 7.0%
Jackson, MS 11.4%
Jacksonville, FL 8.7%
Kansas City, MO-KS 6.5%
Knoxville, TN 12.0%
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 11.2%
Lancaster, PA 6.8%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 8.6%
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 9.7%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 9.6%
Louisville, KY-IN 8.8%
Madison, WI 9.2%
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 27.3%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 9.2%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 9.4%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 6.1%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5.5%
Modesto, CA 13.9%
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 8.7%
New Haven-Milford, CT 6.7%
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 11.9%
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 7.7%
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 6.1%
Oklahoma City, OK 11.8%
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 6.9%
Orlando, FL 9.0%
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 6.7%
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 8.8%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 6.9%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 8.6%
Pittsburgh, PA 9.7%
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 9.0%
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 8.1%
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 9.4%
Provo-Orem, UT 12.4%
Raleigh-Cary, NC 8.0%
Richmond, VA 6.4%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 12.3%
Rochester, NY 8.2%
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 10.5%
Salt Lake City, UT 7.1%
San Antonio, TX 9.8%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 9.5%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 6.7%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 6.1%
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 7.4%
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 10.8%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 7.8%
Springfield, MA 10.0%
St. Louis, MO-IL 7.3%
Stockton, CA 13.4%
Syracuse, NY 10.9%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 9.5%
Toledo, OH 10.4%
Tucson, AZ 11.5%
Tulsa, OK 10.3%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 7.7%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5.3%
Wichita, KS 7.6%
Worcester, MA 7.9%
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 9.6%

Definition: This indicator provides the poverty rate for the average neighborhood in which each racial group lives. For instance, if the value is 10% for blacks, this statistic is interpreted as "The average black person in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where 10% of the population is in poverty."

Notes: Poverty rates defined as of 1999. Excludes metro areas with less than 5,000 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.