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Poor Children's Exposure to Neighborhood Unemployment by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Poor Children's Exposure to Neighborhood Unemployment by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 6.2%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 5.6%
Albuquerque, NM 6.1%
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 5.5%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4.3%
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 7.4%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 3.9%
Bakersfield, CA 11.4%
Baltimore-Towson, MD 5.4%
Baton Rouge, LA 5.7%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 5.0%
Boise City-Nampa, ID 5.1%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 4.4%
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 4.8%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 7.5%
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 3.9%
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 5.6%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 5.1%
Chattanooga, TN-GA 4.9%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 5.5%
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 5.1%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 6.4%
Colorado Springs, CO 5.3%
Columbia, SC 5.4%
Columbus, OH 5.2%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4.9%
Dayton, OH 5.9%
Denver-Aurora, CO 4.4%
Des Moines, IA 5.5%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 6.3%
El Paso, TX 9.8%
Fresno, CA 11.5%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 5.1%
Greensboro-High Point, NC 4.7%
Greenville, SC 5.2%
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 4.0%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 5.7%
Honolulu, HI 8.4%
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 6.1%
Indianapolis, IN 5.7%
Jackson, MS 5.7%
Jacksonville, FL 4.9%
Kansas City, MO-KS 5.0%
Knoxville, TN 5.6%
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 6.1%
Lancaster, PA 2.8%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 7.4%
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 5.4%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 7.6%
Louisville, KY-IN 5.8%
Madison, WI 3.7%
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 12.6%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 5.6%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 6.6%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 5.6%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3.9%
Modesto, CA 13.4%
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 4.6%
New Haven-Milford, CT 6.0%
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 5.8%
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 6.6%
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 6.9%
Oklahoma City, OK 5.6%
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 4.5%
Orlando, FL 4.5%
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 5.1%
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 5.4%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 6.5%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5.6%
Pittsburgh, PA 6.4%
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 6.5%
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 6.3%
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 6.7%
Provo-Orem, UT 4.5%
Raleigh-Cary, NC 3.7%
Richmond, VA 3.6%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 9.2%
Rochester, NY 6.7%
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 8.0%
Salt Lake City, UT 5.1%
San Antonio, TX 5.5%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 6.1%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 4.8%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 4.0%
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 4.0%
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 5.8%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 6.0%
Springfield, MA 5.5%
St. Louis, MO-IL 6.1%
Stockton, CA 10.8%
Syracuse, NY 7.3%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 5.0%
Toledo, OH 6.8%
Tucson, AZ 5.6%
Tulsa, OK 5.5%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 5.1%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3.5%
Wichita, KS 5.3%
Worcester, MA 5.4%
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 7.0%

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