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Table 4-4


Table 4-4. Residential Segregation for Asians and Pacific Islanders in Large Metropolitan Areas: 1980, 1990, and 2000
MSA /PMSA Name Dissimilarity Index Isolation Index Delta Index Absolute Centralization Index Spatial Proximity Index Average 2000 Rank Rank of Averaged 2000 Ranks
1980 1990 2000 2000 Rank 1980 1990 2000 2000 Rank 1980 1990 2000 2000 Rank 1980 1990 2000 2000 Rank 1980 1990 2000 2000 Rank
Baltimore, MD PMSA 0.376 0.382 0.389 13 0.030 0.054 0.097 20 0.686 0.691 0.687 15 0.634 0.670 0.652 16 1.007 1.018 1.032 20 16.8 19
Bergen-Passaic, NJ PMSA 0.342 0.344 0.359 16 0.048 0.121 0.213 10 0.531 0.525 0.529 20 0.374 0.363 0.361 18 1.012 1.031 1.067 13 15.4 17
Boston, MA-NH PMSA 0.482 0.439 0.448 7 0.133 0.110 0.163 15 0.711 0.710 0.700 13 0.805 0.781 0.760 8 1.041 1.062 1.067 12 11 11
Chicago, IL PMSA 0.453 0.443 0.424 9 0.107 0.149 0.193 12 0.726 0.757 0.720 11 0.732 0.759 0.724 13 1.044 1.084 1.085 9 10.8 10
Detroit, MI PMSA 0.405 0.428 0.456 6 0.030 0.056 0.113 17 0.741 0.734 0.716 12 0.756 0.737 0.729 12 1.008 1.015 1.037 17 12.8 16
Houston, TX PMSA 0.424 0.459 0.484 3 0.088 0.157 0.281 8 0.814 0.817 0.799 6 0.821 0.790 0.760 9 1.026 1.073 1.131 7 6.6 6
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA PMSA 0.468 0.463 0.477 4 0.277 0.405 0.502 3 0.752 0.740 0.740 10 0.766 0.713 0.670 14 1.123 1.190 1.222 1 6.4 4
Nassau-Suffolk, NY PMSA 0.305 0.324 0.353 18 0.023 0.059 0.107 19 0.536 0.540 0.547 19 0.336 0.314 0.300 19 1.005 1.016 1.032 19 18.8 20
New York, NY PMSA 0.492 0.484 0.505 1 0.234 0.328 0.438 4 0.785 0.778 0.779 8 0.799 0.773 0.774 7 1.063 1.085 1.113 8 5.6 3
Newark, NJ PMSA 0.312 0.313 0.355 17 0.040 0.075 0.130 16 0.687 0.685 0.684 16 0.667 0.656 0.653 15 1.007 1.016 1.037 16 16 18
Oakland, CA PMSA 0.374 0.390 0.405 11 0.180 0.318 0.435 5 0.712 0.686 0.651 17 0.455 0.379 0.291 20 1.058 1.116 1.154 3 11.2 12
Orange County, CA PMSA 0.272 0.330 0.395 12 0.086 0.224 0.369 6 0.584 0.561 0.550 18 0.587 0.505 0.442 17 1.013 1.064 1.153 4 11.4 13
Philadelphia, PA-NJ PMSA 0.403 0.433 0.436 8 0.057 0.109 0.173 14 0.709 0.699 0.687 14 0.721 0.739 0.736 11 1.011 1.035 1.063 14 12.2 15
Portland-Vancouver, OR-WA PMSA 0.284 0.308 0.311 20 0.032 0.059 0.107 18 0.838 0.858 0.848 2 0.883 0.896 0.880 1 1.009 1.018 1.034 18 11.8 14
Riverside-San Bernardino, CA PMSA 0.287 0.328 0.360 15 0.037 0.102 0.191 13 0.875 0.886 0.890 1 0.842 0.880 0.860 2 1.012 1.039 1.060 15 9.2 7
San Diego, CA MSA 0.460 0.481 0.461 5 0.181 0.291 0.362 7 0.841 0.831 0.826 4 0.775 0.781 0.775 6 1.061 1.118 1.145 5 5.4 2
San Francisco, CA PMSA 0.511 0.501 0.484 2 0.368 0.460 0.523 2 0.845 0.839 0.826 5 0.862 0.860 0.847 3 1.130 1.137 1.144 6 3.6 1
San Jose, CA PMSA 0.314 0.385 0.410 10 0.159 0.366 0.525 1 0.762 0.775 0.769 9 0.751 0.760 0.754 10 1.035 1.119 1.157 2 6.4 4
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA PMSA 0.390 0.364 0.343 19 0.160 0.198 0.240 9 0.857 0.849 0.828 3 0.877 0.842 0.804 5 1.061 1.075 1.081 10 9.2 7
Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV PMSA 0.322 0.355 0.382 14 0.068 0.125 0.208 11 0.808 0.807 0.788 7 0.849 0.833 0.812 4 1.016 1.039 1.071 11 9.4 9
Note: Includes 30 Metropolitan Areas with at least 10 tracts and 3% or 20,000 or more Asians and Pacific Islanders in 1980.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 1980, 1990, and 2000 Summary File 1.

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Last Revised: October 31, 2011