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0.1% – 49.4%
The share of people living in neighborhoods in which 40% or more of the population is in poverty.
Poverty determined as of 1999. Neighborhoods defined as census tracts. Excludes metro areas with less than 5,000 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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