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A neighborhood in which the percentage of persons of a particular racial or ethnic minority is at least 20 points higher than that minority's percentage in the housing market as a whole. In the case of a metropolitan area, it can also mean the neighborhood's total percentage of minority persons exceeds 50 percent of its population.<\/p>", "inDefinedTermSet": "https://affordablehousingonline.com/glossary" },

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Minority Neighborhood

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A neighborhood in which the percentage of persons of a particular racial or ethnic minority is at least 20 points higher than that minority's percentage in the housing market as a whole. In the case of a metropolitan area, it can also mean the neighborhood's total percentage of minority persons exceeds 50 percent of its population.