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Poor Childrens' Exposure to Neighborhood Poverty by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 1999; Race/Ethnicity: All; Ordered: alphabetically; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Scale Range: 6.7% – 41.4%

1: Akron, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.5% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 26.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
2: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 25.7% Barchart image
Black 29.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
3: Albuquerque, NM Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 21.6% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
4: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 27.9% Barchart image
Black 22.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
5: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 15.1% Barchart image
Black 25.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 13.0% Barchart image
6: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 16.9% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 27.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
7: Austin-Round Rock, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 20.5% Barchart image
Black 21.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 17.2% Barchart image
8: Bakersfield, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 20.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 32.6% Barchart image
Black 31.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 23.5% Barchart image
9: Baltimore-Towson, MD Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 14.9% Barchart image
Black 28.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 12.8% Barchart image
10: Baton Rouge, LA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.4% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 29.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
11: Birmingham-Hoover, AL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 17.1% Barchart image
Black 29.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
12: Boise City-Nampa, ID Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 15.7% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
13: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 24.7% Barchart image
Black 23.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 20.3% Barchart image
14: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 7.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 23.7% Barchart image
Black 21.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 12.8% Barchart image
15: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 16.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 33.7% Barchart image
Black 33.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
16: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 19.1% Barchart image
Black 34.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
17: Charleston-North Charleston, SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.8% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 24.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
18: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 15.0% Barchart image
Black 20.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 12.7% Barchart image
19: Chattanooga, TN-GA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.4% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 35.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
20: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 20.2% Barchart image
Black 34.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 15.4% Barchart image
21: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 23.3% Barchart image
Black 33.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 16.4% Barchart image
22: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 28.4% Barchart image
Black 34.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 16.4% Barchart image
23: Colorado Springs, CO Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 14.2% Barchart image
Black 13.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
24: Columbia, SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.8% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 22.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
25: Columbus, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 18.8% Barchart image
Black 27.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 14.8% Barchart image
26: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 20.7% Barchart image
Black 25.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 14.0% Barchart image
27: Dayton, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.4% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 26.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
28: Denver-Aurora, CO Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 19.8% Barchart image
Black 19.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 13.0% Barchart image
29: Des Moines, IA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 17.1% Barchart image
Black 21.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
30: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 25.1% Barchart image
Black 30.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 22.4% Barchart image
31: El Paso, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 23.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 31.9% Barchart image
Black 25.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
32: Fresno, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 23.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 34.1% Barchart image
Black 35.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 37.8% Barchart image
33: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 20.1% Barchart image
Black 24.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
34: Greensboro-High Point, NC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 16.5% Barchart image
Black 22.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
35: Greenville, SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.2% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 20.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
36: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 25.8% Barchart image
Black 27.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
37: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 29.7% Barchart image
Black 28.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 11.2% Barchart image
38: Honolulu, HI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 15.3% Barchart image
Black 12.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 20.5% Barchart image
39: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 22.7% Barchart image
Black 27.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 14.9% Barchart image
40: Indianapolis, IN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 18.4% Barchart image
Black 22.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
41: Jackson, MS Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.9% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 28.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
42: Jacksonville, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 13.4% Barchart image
Black 23.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 14.5% Barchart image
43: Kansas City, MO-KS Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 21.7% Barchart image
Black 25.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 17.3% Barchart image
44: Knoxville, TN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 16.2% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 31.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
45: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 19.0% Barchart image
Black 24.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
46: Lancaster, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 24.2% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
47: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 21.4% Barchart image
Black 21.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 13.0% Barchart image
48: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.5% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 25.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
49: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 27.7% Barchart image
Black 29.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 21.0% Barchart image
50: Louisville, KY-IN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 18.2% Barchart image
Black 36.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
51: Madison, WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 8.3% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 15.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
52: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 35.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 41.4% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
53: Memphis, TN-MS-AR Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 17.7% Barchart image
Black 31.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
54: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 21.2% Barchart image
Black 29.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 15.6% Barchart image
55: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 27.6% Barchart image
Black 34.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 30.3% Barchart image
56: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 7.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 16.9% Barchart image
Black 22.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 25.9% Barchart image
57: Modesto, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 19.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 23.0% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander 25.5% Barchart image
58: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 15.4% Barchart image
Black 30.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 17.1% Barchart image
59: New Haven-Milford, CT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 26.1% Barchart image
Black 24.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
60: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 20.2% Barchart image
Black 37.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 23.9% Barchart image
61: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 20.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 31.3% Barchart image
Black 32.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 21.1% Barchart image
62: Ogden-Clearfield, UT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 19.3% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
63: Oklahoma City, OK Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 17.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 27.0% Barchart image
Black 25.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 20.1% Barchart image
64: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 19.4% Barchart image
Black 27.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
65: Orlando, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 14.6% Barchart image
Black 24.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 12.2% Barchart image
66: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 17.6% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander 13.0% Barchart image
67: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 13.7% Barchart image
Black 22.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
68: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 36.3% Barchart image
Black 30.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 22.6% Barchart image
69: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 26.7% Barchart image
Black 25.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 18.8% Barchart image
70: Pittsburgh, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 18.1% Barchart image
Black 32.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 15.4% Barchart image
71: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 14.9% Barchart image
Black 17.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 12.4% Barchart image
72: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 31.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 20.2% Barchart image
Black 26.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
73: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 29.8% Barchart image
Black 28.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 25.9% Barchart image
74: Provo-Orem, UT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 16.4% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
75: Raleigh-Cary, NC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 13.7% Barchart image
Black 18.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 13.4% Barchart image
76: Richmond, VA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 8.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 20.0% Barchart image
Black 26.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
77: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 18.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 24.0% Barchart image
Black 24.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 20.0% Barchart image
78: Rochester, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 32.5% Barchart image
Black 33.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 19.9% Barchart image
79: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 17.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 22.9% Barchart image
Black 24.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 26.8% Barchart image
80: Salt Lake City, UT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 16.6% Barchart image
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander 13.4% Barchart image
81: San Antonio, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 24.7% Barchart image
Black 22.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 14.5% Barchart image
82: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 12.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 25.0% Barchart image
Black 24.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 22.5% Barchart image
83: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 9.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 17.6% Barchart image
Black 23.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 15.7% Barchart image
84: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 8.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 14.0% Barchart image
Black 10.2% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 10.6% Barchart image
85: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 21.8% Barchart image
Black 25.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
86: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.4% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black
Asian/Pacific Islander
87: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 14.7% Barchart image
Black 17.1% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 16.8% Barchart image
88: Springfield, MA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 34.8% Barchart image
Black 30.0% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
89: St. Louis, MO-IL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 15.9% Barchart image
Black 29.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 15.5% Barchart image
90: Stockton, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 19.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 26.9% Barchart image
Black 28.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 31.5% Barchart image
91: Syracuse, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 35.0% Barchart image
Black 35.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
92: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 19.7% Barchart image
Black 28.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 14.1% Barchart image
93: Toledo, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 24.7% Barchart image
Black 31.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
94: Tucson, AZ Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 17.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 26.3% Barchart image
Black 23.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
95: Tulsa, OK Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 15.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 20.8% Barchart image
Black 27.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
96: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 10.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 15.3% Barchart image
Black 27.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 13.9% Barchart image
97: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 6.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 13.0% Barchart image
Black 22.8% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 9.3% Barchart image
98: Wichita, KS Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 11.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 19.0% Barchart image
Black 24.6% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander
99: Worcester, MA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 13.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 28.3% Barchart image
Black 24.3% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander 25.5% Barchart image
100: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 14.5% Barchart image
Hispanic
Black 30.9% Barchart image
Asian/Pacific Islander

Definition: This indicator provides the poverty rate 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 the poverty rate is 10%."

Notes: Poverty rates defined as of 1999. Children are defined as under 18. Excludes metro areas with less than 5,000 child population of the specified racial/ethnic group.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census, Summary File 3.