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0.9% – 44.2%
This indicator provides the share of occupied housing units that are crowded 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 10% of occupied housing units are crowded."
Children defined as under 18. Crowding defined as more than one person per room. Excludes metro areas with less than 5,000 child population of the specified racial/ethnic group.
U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 3 accessed through the Neighborhood Change Database.
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