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Share of Poor Children Living in High Poverty Neighborhoods by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2000; Race/Ethnicity: All; Ordered: alphabetically; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Scale Range: 1.9% – 95.9%

1: Akron, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 28.9% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 75.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
2: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 23.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 70.5% Barchart image
Black 84.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
3: Albuquerque, NM Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 24.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 52.7% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
4: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 68.0% Barchart image
Black 58.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
5: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 5.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 22.4% Barchart image
Black 51.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 13.0% Barchart image
6: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 23.8% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 59.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
7: Austin-Round Rock, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 46.6% Barchart image
Black 50.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 37.5% Barchart image
8: Bakersfield, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 45.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 85.8% Barchart image
Black 72.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 64.6% Barchart image
9: Baltimore-Towson, MD Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 23.7% Barchart image
Black 65.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 19.1% Barchart image
10: Baton Rouge, LA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 27.4% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 81.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
11: Birmingham-Hoover, AL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 22.3% Barchart image
Black 75.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
12: Boise City-Nampa, ID Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 5.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 11.9% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
13: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 66.7% Barchart image
Black 59.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 47.5% Barchart image
14: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 7.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 57.0% Barchart image
Black 46.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 24.7% Barchart image
15: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 32.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 82.6% Barchart image
Black 90.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
16: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 17.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 40.6% Barchart image
Black 77.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
17: Charleston-North Charleston, SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.3% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 49.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
18: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 7.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 15.6% Barchart image
Black 43.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 30.0% Barchart image
19: Chattanooga, TN-GA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 18.4% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 72.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
20: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 8.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 46.7% Barchart image
Black 76.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 27.1% Barchart image
21: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 41.0% Barchart image
Black 69.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 25.7% Barchart image
22: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 28.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 72.6% Barchart image
Black 80.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 33.6% Barchart image
23: Colorado Springs, CO Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 6.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 16.8% Barchart image
Black 13.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
24: Columbia, SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.5% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 48.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
25: Columbus, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 22.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 40.8% Barchart image
Black 66.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 30.4% Barchart image
26: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 50.8% Barchart image
Black 57.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 23.7% Barchart image
27: Dayton, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 29.8% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 77.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
28: Denver-Aurora, CO Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 8.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 44.2% Barchart image
Black 38.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 18.1% Barchart image
29: Des Moines, IA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 40.8% Barchart image
Black 58.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
30: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 25.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 66.8% Barchart image
Black 80.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 58.7% Barchart image
31: El Paso, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 58.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 82.2% Barchart image
Black 68.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
32: Fresno, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 54.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 85.2% Barchart image
Black 85.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 84.9% Barchart image
33: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 8.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 52.5% Barchart image
Black 61.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
34: Greensboro-High Point, NC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 7.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 25.9% Barchart image
Black 48.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
35: Greenville, SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.6% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 39.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
36: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 8.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 57.7% Barchart image
Black 62.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
37: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 74.4% Barchart image
Black 63.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 17.4% Barchart image
38: Honolulu, HI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 28.5% Barchart image
Black 12.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 38.2% Barchart image
39: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 17.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 60.1% Barchart image
Black 65.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 26.4% Barchart image
40: Indianapolis, IN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 21.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 45.1% Barchart image
Black 59.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
41: Jackson, MS Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 23.9% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 77.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
42: Jacksonville, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 7.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 13.1% Barchart image
Black 51.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 18.1% Barchart image
43: Kansas City, MO-KS Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 54.4% Barchart image
Black 67.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 32.7% Barchart image
44: Knoxville, TN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 24.7% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 69.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
45: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 26.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 45.3% Barchart image
Black 65.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
46: Lancaster, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 5.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 61.7% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
47: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 48.8% Barchart image
Black 50.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 16.6% Barchart image
48: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.3% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 58.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
49: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 29.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 72.6% Barchart image
Black 76.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 46.2% Barchart image
50: Louisville, KY-IN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 21.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 40.0% Barchart image
Black 80.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
51: Madison, WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 6.7% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 26.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
52: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 88.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 95.9% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
53: Memphis, TN-MS-AR Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 40.4% Barchart image
Black 75.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
54: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 22.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 47.5% Barchart image
Black 74.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 26.1% Barchart image
55: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 16.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 76.8% Barchart image
Black 80.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 67.8% Barchart image
56: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 7.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 35.4% Barchart image
Black 56.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 65.7% Barchart image
57: Modesto, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 37.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 52.8% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander 57.3% Barchart image
58: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 15.6% Barchart image
Black 64.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 23.4% Barchart image
59: New Haven-Milford, CT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 72.1% Barchart image
Black 65.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
60: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 21.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 36.9% Barchart image
Black 81.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 53.6% Barchart image
61: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 39.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 76.1% Barchart image
Black 77.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 50.6% Barchart image
62: Ogden-Clearfield, UT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 42.3% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
63: Oklahoma City, OK Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 31.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 72.9% Barchart image
Black 63.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 41.5% Barchart image
64: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 38.6% Barchart image
Black 73.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
65: Orlando, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 7.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 18.8% Barchart image
Black 49.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 11.1% Barchart image
66: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 6.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 32.3% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander 16.0% Barchart image
67: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 24.5% Barchart image
Black 55.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
68: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 17.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 77.5% Barchart image
Black 78.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 54.9% Barchart image
69: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 22.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 65.8% Barchart image
Black 59.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 37.8% Barchart image
70: Pittsburgh, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 18.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 32.9% Barchart image
Black 75.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 23.4% Barchart image
71: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 20.4% Barchart image
Black 32.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 9.1% Barchart image
72: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 49.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 41.7% Barchart image
Black 67.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
73: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 32.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 83.2% Barchart image
Black 78.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 66.8% Barchart image
74: Provo-Orem, UT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 17.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 31.4% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
75: Raleigh-Cary, NC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 5.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 18.8% Barchart image
Black 31.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 21.8% Barchart image
76: Richmond, VA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 41.7% Barchart image
Black 60.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
77: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 36.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 57.6% Barchart image
Black 56.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 43.3% Barchart image
78: Rochester, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 73.2% Barchart image
Black 77.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 32.1% Barchart image
79: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 34.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 57.1% Barchart image
Black 67.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 76.3% Barchart image
80: Salt Lake City, UT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 39.0% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander 26.7% Barchart image
81: San Antonio, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 22.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 67.1% Barchart image
Black 56.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 19.3% Barchart image
82: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 60.8% Barchart image
Black 53.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 49.4% Barchart image
83: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 8.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 35.4% Barchart image
Black 61.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 31.9% Barchart image
84: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 4.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 18.3% Barchart image
Black 6.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 9.7% Barchart image
85: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.3% Barchart image
Black 73.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
86: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.8% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
87: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 16.9% Barchart image
Black 26.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 22.6% Barchart image
88: Springfield, MA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 24.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 80.9% Barchart image
Black 72.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
89: St. Louis, MO-IL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 27.5% Barchart image
Black 69.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 31.7% Barchart image
90: Stockton, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 41.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 65.8% Barchart image
Black 73.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 86.3% Barchart image
91: Syracuse, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 24.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 75.1% Barchart image
Black 86.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
92: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 38.5% Barchart image
Black 70.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 18.7% Barchart image
93: Toledo, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 28.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 61.6% Barchart image
Black 81.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
94: Tucson, AZ Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 39.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 73.2% Barchart image
Black 69.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
95: Tulsa, OK Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 22.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 44.3% Barchart image
Black 70.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
96: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 20.3% Barchart image
Black 55.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 17.6% Barchart image
97: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 12.4% Barchart image
Black 45.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.0% Barchart image
98: Wichita, KS Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 51.5% Barchart image
Black 61.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
99: Worcester, MA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 20.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 65.9% Barchart image
Black 50.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 60.5% Barchart image
100: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 23.1% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 84.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander

Definition: The share of poor children living in neighborhoods in which 20% or more of the population is in poverty.

Notes: 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.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 3 accessed through the Neighborhood Change Database.