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Table 3-2


Table 3-2. Residential Segregation Indexes for American Indians and Alaska Natives by Characteristics of Selected Metropolitan Areas: 1980, 1990, 2000
(Weighted averages)
Characteristic Number of Metropolitan Areas Dissimilarity Index Isolation Index Delta Index Absolute Centralization Index Spatial Proximity Index
1980 1990 2000 1980 1990 2000 1980 1990 2000 1980 1990 2000 1980 1990 2000

Selected Metropolitan Areas
13 0.414 0.404 0.390 0.177 0.188 0.205 0.673 0.674 0.699 0.627 0.646 0.658 1.376 1.466 1.164

Region
Northeast 0 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Midwest 1 0.398 0.399 0.384 0.110 0.132 0.177 0.924 0.918 0.885 0.908 0.899 0.871 1.049 1.053 1.050
South 4 0.286 0.283 0.253 0.076 0.101 0.144 0.584 0.587 0.587 0.530 0.542 0.561 1.036 1.051 1.053
West 8 0.487 0.488 0.465 0.236 0.250 0.239 0.715 0.726 0.755 0.673 0.709 0.706 1.574 1.769 1.228

Population Size
1 Million or more 2 0.461 0.481 0.483 0.181 0.205 0.208 0.742 0.757 0.754 0.715 0.738 0.712 1.368 1.567 1.160
500,000-999,999 2 0.254 0.250 0.226 0.069 0.093 0.137 0.607 0.603 0.605 0.590 0.593 0.608 1.025 1.035 1.038
Under 500,000 9 0.510 0.493 0.422 0.278 0.277 0.281 0.647 0.660 0.714 0.549 0.601 0.625 1.728 1.843 1.318

Percent American Indian/ Alaska Native (Quartiles)
Under 3% 4 0.413 0.400 0.418 0.153 0.165 0.184 0.726 0.726 0.728 0.681 0.690 0.682 1.278 1.379 1.125
3-3.8% 3 0.526 0.539 0.456 0.171 0.151 0.187 0.664 0.624 0.584 0.224 0.323 0.389 1.208 1.127 1.139
3.8-4.4% 2 0.526 0.534 0.469 0.170 0.226 0.275 0.579 0.584 0.600 0.585 0.613 0.547 1.264 1.314 1.286
Over 4.4% 4 0.379 0.374 0.319 0.218 0.220 0.237 0.606 0.618 0.674 0.621 0.631 0.668 1.580 1.660 1.223

Percent Change (1980-2000) American Indian/Alaska Native (Quartiles)
Under 88.7% 4 0.517 0.502 0.431 0.187 0.194 0.231 0.684 0.658 0.672 0.524 0.673 0.638 1.278 1.242 1.213
88.7-139.8% 2 0.580 0.549 0.461 0.469 0.435 0.392 0.554 0.562 0.701 0.519 0.527 0.603 2.558 2.818 1.597
139.8-188.3% 4 0.288 0.287 0.260 0.076 0.102 0.146 0.610 0.611 0.604 0.557 0.565 0.579 1.034 1.048 1.053
Over 188.3% 3 0.447 0.459 0.463 0.173 0.195 0.205 0.753 0.775 0.769 0.732 0.760 0.728 1.333 1.496 1.147
Note: Includes 13 Metropolitan Areas with at least 10 tracts and 3% or 20,000 or more American Indians and Alaska Natives in 1980. Higher values indicate more segregation; the reference group is non-Hispanic Whites. Characteristics of metropolitan areas as of 1980. Segregation estimates are weighted by the size of the American Indian/ Alaska Native population.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 1980, 1990, and 2000 Summary File 1.

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Last Revised: October 31, 2011