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

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Scale Range: 0.1% – 62.7%

1: Akron, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.6% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 14.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
2: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 2.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 16.8% Barchart image
Black 19.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
3: Albuquerque, NM Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 2.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 4.8% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
4: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 22.1% Barchart image
Black 9.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
5: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 2.9% Barchart image
Black 22.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.9% Barchart image
6: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.6% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 21.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
7: Austin-Round Rock, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 2.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 6.7% Barchart image
Black 9.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.7% Barchart image
8: Bakersfield, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 6.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 29.4% Barchart image
Black 34.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 18.0% Barchart image
9: Baltimore-Towson, MD Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 4.1% Barchart image
Black 22.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.7% Barchart image
10: Baton Rouge, LA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.1% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 15.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
11: Birmingham-Hoover, AL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 6.3% Barchart image
Black 18.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
12: Boise City-Nampa, ID Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White
Hispanic
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
13: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 7.9% Barchart image
Black 5.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.5% Barchart image
14: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White
Hispanic 12.6% Barchart image
Black 8.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 6.5% Barchart image
15: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 4.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 38.6% Barchart image
Black 31.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
16: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 4.9% Barchart image
Black 30.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
17: Charleston-North Charleston, SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 4.1% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 18.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
18: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 0.1% Barchart image
Black 5.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.3% Barchart image
19: Chattanooga, TN-GA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.7% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 36.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
20: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 5.2% Barchart image
Black 29.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.1% Barchart image
21: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 18.2% Barchart image
Black 33.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 13.4% Barchart image
22: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 5.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 15.9% Barchart image
Black 28.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 8.2% Barchart image
23: Colorado Springs, CO Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 1.5% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
24: Columbia, SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.4% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 11.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
25: Columbus, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 6.1% Barchart image
Black 16.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.3% Barchart image
26: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 3.3% Barchart image
Black 14.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.3% Barchart image
27: Dayton, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.7% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 14.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
28: Denver-Aurora, CO Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 2.7% Barchart image
Black 2.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.8% Barchart image
29: Des Moines, IA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White
Hispanic
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
30: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 7.1% Barchart image
Black 17.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 15.6% Barchart image
31: El Paso, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 7.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 21.6% Barchart image
Black 7.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
32: Fresno, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 33.8% Barchart image
Black 41.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 53.0% Barchart image
33: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 5.1% Barchart image
Black 8.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
34: Greensboro-High Point, NC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White
Hispanic 2.0% Barchart image
Black 9.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
35: Greenville, SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.1% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 8.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
36: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 26.7% Barchart image
Black 21.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
37: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 20.2% Barchart image
Black 18.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.1% Barchart image
38: Honolulu, HI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White
Hispanic 2.7% Barchart image
Black 1.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 10.9% Barchart image
39: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 3.1% Barchart image
Black 16.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.0% Barchart image
40: Indianapolis, IN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White
Hispanic 0.3% Barchart image
Black 4.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
41: Jackson, MS Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.9% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 13.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
42: Jacksonville, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 0.1% Barchart image
Black 12.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
43: Kansas City, MO-KS Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 2.2% Barchart image
Black 10.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.4% Barchart image
44: Knoxville, TN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.8% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 24.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
45: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 2.0% Barchart image
Black 4.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
46: Lancaster, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 10.4% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
47: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 0.5% Barchart image
Black 2.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
48: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.3% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 6.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
49: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 2.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 15.2% Barchart image
Black 21.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 9.2% Barchart image
50: Louisville, KY-IN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 5.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 9.5% Barchart image
Black 41.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
51: Madison, WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.1% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 0.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
52: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 52.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.7% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
53: Memphis, TN-MS-AR Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 2.9% Barchart image
Black 25.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
54: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 6.3% Barchart image
Black 23.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.1% Barchart image
55: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 2.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 5.6% Barchart image
Black 40.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 35.3% Barchart image
56: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 5.5% Barchart image
Black 12.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 17.8% Barchart image
57: Modesto, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 7.0% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander 13.1% Barchart image
58: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 1.5% Barchart image
Black 23.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 7.0% Barchart image
59: New Haven-Milford, CT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 12.7% Barchart image
Black 9.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
60: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 5.6% Barchart image
Black 33.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.3% Barchart image
61: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 28.8% Barchart image
Black 30.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.6% Barchart image
62: Ogden-Clearfield, UT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 10.2% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
63: Oklahoma City, OK Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 5.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 19.3% Barchart image
Black 8.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.4% Barchart image
64: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 0.2% Barchart image
Black 12.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
65: Orlando, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 1.0% Barchart image
Black 12.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.5% Barchart image
66: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White
Hispanic
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
67: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 2.2% Barchart image
Black 12.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
68: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 49.4% Barchart image
Black 24.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 10.5% Barchart image
69: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 2.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 12.7% Barchart image
Black 15.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 8.4% Barchart image
70: Pittsburgh, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 6.9% Barchart image
Black 26.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 6.6% Barchart image
71: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.3% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
72: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 42.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 1.4% Barchart image
Black 3.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
73: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 19.7% Barchart image
Black 18.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 12.2% Barchart image
74: Provo-Orem, UT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 4.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 6.1% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
75: Raleigh-Cary, NC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 0.5% Barchart image
Black 7.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
76: Richmond, VA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 6.5% Barchart image
Black 16.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
77: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 3.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 9.1% Barchart image
Black 13.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.6% Barchart image
78: Rochester, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 4.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 32.9% Barchart image
Black 34.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 18.5% Barchart image
79: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 5.4% Barchart image
Black 5.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 9.5% Barchart image
80: Salt Lake City, UT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White
Hispanic 1.3% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
81: San Antonio, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 8.7% Barchart image
Black 14.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.5% Barchart image
82: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 13.7% Barchart image
Black 14.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 14.2% Barchart image
83: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 1.2% Barchart image
Black 9.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.5% Barchart image
84: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White
Hispanic
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
85: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White
Hispanic
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
86: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.3% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
87: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 0.9% Barchart image
Black 2.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 6.5% Barchart image
88: Springfield, MA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 2.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 41.0% Barchart image
Black 20.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
89: St. Louis, MO-IL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 3.2% Barchart image
Black 24.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 9.8% Barchart image
90: Stockton, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 4.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 15.0% Barchart image
Black 25.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 23.1% Barchart image
91: Syracuse, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 2.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 45.7% Barchart image
Black 40.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
92: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 5.4% Barchart image
Black 19.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.4% Barchart image
93: Toledo, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 2.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 9.2% Barchart image
Black 19.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
94: Tucson, AZ Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 5.5% Barchart image
Black 1.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
95: Tulsa, OK Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 2.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 5.5% Barchart image
Black 18.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
96: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 6.3% Barchart image
Black 24.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.0% Barchart image
97: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 0.3% Barchart image
Black 19.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% Barchart image
98: Wichita, KS Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 0.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 1.9% Barchart image
Black 10.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
99: Worcester, MA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 16.9% Barchart image
Black 7.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 10.9% Barchart image
100: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 1.9% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 11.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander

Definition: The share of poor children living in neighborhoods in which 40% 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.