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2.3% – 26.7%
This indicator provides the share of households that receive public assistance income 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 households receive public assistance income."
Children defined as under 18. 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. U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 1.
Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy • The Heller School • Brandeis University
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