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Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with High School Dropouts by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Region: 100 Largest MSAs


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Children's Exposure to Neighborhoods with High School Dropouts by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 5.4%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 7.2%
Albuquerque, NM 8.9%
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 5.9%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 11.4%
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 9.7%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 7.7%
Bakersfield, CA 7.2%
Baltimore-Towson, MD 7.1%
Baton Rouge, LA 8.6%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 9.7%
Boise City-Nampa, ID 8.7%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 5.1%
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 3.1%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 5.8%
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 12.1%
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 7.3%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 11.0%
Chattanooga, TN-GA 11.9%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 6.4%
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 8.1%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 7.2%
Colorado Springs, CO 9.3%
Columbia, SC 8.5%
Columbus, OH 7.8%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 9.5%
Dayton, OH 8.3%
Denver-Aurora, CO 9.2%
Des Moines, IA 6.3%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 7.3%
El Paso, TX 6.3%
Fresno, CA 6.5%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 7.8%
Greensboro-High Point, NC 11.5%
Greenville, SC 12.4%
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 7.8%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 5.0%
Honolulu, HI 4.2%
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 8.3%
Indianapolis, IN 9.4%
Jackson, MS 11.1%
Jacksonville, FL 10.8%
Kansas City, MO-KS 8.0%
Knoxville, TN 7.0%
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 15.7%
Lancaster, PA 17.2%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 13.0%
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 6.7%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 5.6%
Louisville, KY-IN 10.0%
Madison, WI 4.7%
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 11.3%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 10.2%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 8.4%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 4.6%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5.4%
Modesto, CA 9.1%
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 9.0%
New Haven-Milford, CT 5.6%
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 9.1%
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 4.7%
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 6.7%
Oklahoma City, OK 8.8%
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 8.0%
Orlando, FL 10.6%
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 5.8%
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 10.4%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5.5%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 10.1%
Pittsburgh, PA 4.9%
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 10.3%
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 7.1%
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 7.8%
Provo-Orem, UT 8.3%
Raleigh-Cary, NC 9.3%
Richmond, VA 6.2%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 7.8%
Rochester, NY 6.4%
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 6.6%
Salt Lake City, UT 9.8%
San Antonio, TX 7.3%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 6.6%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 5.0%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 6.5%
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 11.9%
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 6.1%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 7.5%
Springfield, MA 8.0%
St. Louis, MO-IL 7.6%
Stockton, CA 8.5%
Syracuse, NY 7.8%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 11.6%
Toledo, OH 6.9%
Tucson, AZ 9.6%
Tulsa, OK 9.5%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 7.3%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5.7%
Wichita, KS 7.8%
Worcester, MA 6.9%
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 7.7%

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 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 10% of the population, aged 16-19, neither are enrolled in school nor have a high school diploma ."

Notes: Children 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.