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

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Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhood Poverty by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 1999; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 7.7%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 7.2%
Albuquerque, NM 9.9%
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 6.5%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 6.0%
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 11.7%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 6.2%
Bakersfield, CA 14.8%
Baltimore-Towson, MD 5.5%
Baton Rouge, LA 11.4%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 9.1%
Boise City-Nampa, ID 8.5%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 5.6%
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 3.8%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 8.1%
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 8.4%
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 10.1%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 6.8%
Chattanooga, TN-GA 9.6%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 4.8%
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 7.1%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 6.6%
Colorado Springs, CO 6.7%
Columbia, SC 8.8%
Columbus, OH 7.2%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 6.6%
Dayton, OH 7.7%
Denver-Aurora, CO 5.0%
Des Moines, IA 6.3%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 6.1%
El Paso, TX 15.6%
Fresno, CA 14.3%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 6.9%
Greensboro-High Point, NC 8.2%
Greenville, SC 9.7%
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 6.3%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 4.6%
Honolulu, HI 7.0%
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 8.0%
Indianapolis, IN 6.5%
Jackson, MS 10.6%
Jacksonville, FL 8.3%
Kansas City, MO-KS 6.0%
Knoxville, TN 10.4%
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 11.1%
Lancaster, PA 6.6%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 7.9%
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 9.2%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 8.7%
Louisville, KY-IN 8.6%
Madison, WI 5.2%
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 24.9%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 8.2%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 8.9%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 4.8%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4.4%
Modesto, CA 13.8%
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 8.0%
New Haven-Milford, CT 5.6%
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 10.8%
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 7.4%
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 5.6%
Oklahoma City, OK 10.9%
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 6.3%
Orlando, FL 8.3%
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 6.2%
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 8.4%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 6.0%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 7.9%
Pittsburgh, PA 9.0%
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 8.4%
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 9.5%
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 8.6%
Provo-Orem, UT 7.8%
Raleigh-Cary, NC 6.7%
Richmond, VA 5.4%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 11.8%
Rochester, NY 7.0%
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 9.7%
Salt Lake City, UT 6.1%
San Antonio, TX 8.9%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 8.4%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 5.5%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 5.6%
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 7.5%
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 10.4%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 7.0%
Springfield, MA 9.1%
St. Louis, MO-IL 6.7%
Stockton, CA 12.5%
Syracuse, NY 9.5%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 9.3%
Toledo, OH 8.9%
Tucson, AZ 10.2%
Tulsa, OK 9.7%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 7.1%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4.3%
Wichita, KS 6.8%
Worcester, MA 7.2%
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 9.4%

Definition: This indicator provides the poverty rate in the neighborhood where the average child of different racial/ethnic groups lives. For instance, if the value is 10% for Hispanic children, this statistic is interpreted as "The average Hispanic child in this metro area lives in a neighborhood where the poverty rate is 10%."

Notes: Poverty rates defined as of 1999. Children are defined as under 18. 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.