Indicators of Child, Family, and Community Connections. Neighborhood community

08/01/2004

Eighty percent of adults reported in 2000 that they have people in their neighborhood who give them a sense of community. White non-Hispanics and Hispanics, (82 percent and 77 percent respectively) were more likely than black non-Hispanics (71 percent) to report having people in their neighborhood who gave them a sense of community.

Percentage of adults with people in their neighborhood who give them a sense of community,
by race and Hispanic origin: 2000

Percentage of adults with people in their neighborhood who give them a sense of community, by race and Hispanic origin: 2000. See text for explanation.

Source: The Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey 2000, National Survey data (http://www.cfsv.org/communitysurvey/docs/marginals.pdf).

  Percent
Table 18a.
Percentage of adults with people in their neighborhood who give them a sense of community,
by selected characteristics: 2000
Total 80
Race and Hispanic Origin(a)
  White, non-Hispanic 82
  Black, non-Hispanic 71
  Hispanic 77
Age
  18-34 years 75
  35-49 years 83
  50-64 years 82
  65 years and over 83
Highest Level of Education
  High school or less 79
  Some college 80
  College degree or more 81
a. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
Source: Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000, National Survey data. http://www.cfsv.org/communitysurvey/docs/marginals.pdf

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