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Table 4-5


Table 4-5. Percent Change in Residential Segregation Indexes for Asians and Pacific Islanders in Large Metropolitan Areas: 1980-2000
  Dissimilarity Index Isolation Index Delta Index
1980-1990 1990-2000 1980-2000 1980-1990 1990-2000 1980-2000 1980-1990 1990-2000 1980-2000
MSA/PMSA Name Percent Change Percent Change Percent Change Rank Percent Change Percent Change Percent Change Rank Percent Change Percent Change Percent Change Rank
Baltimore, MD PMSA 1.6% 1.8% 3.4% 13 78.2% 81.7% 223.8% 8 0.7% -0.5% 0.2% 5
Bergen-Passaic, NJ PMSA 0.4% 4.6% 5.0% 12 153.5% 75.9% 345.7% 3 -1.1% 0.7% -0.5% 7
Boston, MA-NH PMSA -8.8% 1.9% -7.0% 19 -17.1% 47.6% 22.3% 20 -0.1% -1.4% -1.5% 10
Chicago, IL PMSA -2.2% -4.4% -6.4% 18 39.4% 29.6% 80.6% 17 4.3% -4.9% -0.8% 8
Detroit, MI PMSA 5.7% 6.4% 12.5% 8 82.6% 103.5% 271.6% 5 -1.0% -2.4% -3.4% 18
Houston, TX PMSA 8.3% 5.4% 14.2% 6 78.2% 79.7% 220.2% 10 0.3% -2.2% -1.9% 13
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA PMSA -1.2% 3.1% 1.9% 15 45.8% 24.1% 81.0% 16 -1.6% 0.0% -1.6% 11
Nassau-Suffolk, NY PMSA 6.0% 9.1% 15.7% 5 156.2% 80.8% 363.2% 2 0.8% 1.4% 2.2% 1
New York, NY PMSA -1.6% 4.4% 2.7% 14 40.2% 33.7% 87.4% 15 -1.0% 0.1% -0.9% 9
Newark, NJ PMSA 0.6% 13.2% 13.8% 7 85.4% 74.3% 223.0% 9 -0.3% -0.2% -0.4% 6
Oakland, CA PMSA 4.3% 3.9% 8.3% 10 76.3% 36.7% 140.9% 13 -3.6% -5.2% -8.6% 20
Orange County, CA PMSA 21.4% 19.7% 45.3% 1 161.6% 64.4% 330.1% 4 -3.9% -2.0% -5.8% 19
Philadelphia, PA-NJ PMSA 7.4% 0.6% 8.0% 11 93.2% 58.2% 205.7% 12 -1.4% -1.7% -3.1% 16
Portland-Vancouver, OR-WA PMSA 8.6% 1.1% 9.8% 9 81.8% 83.0% 232.7% 6 2.4% -1.2% 1.2% 3
Riverside-San Bernardino, CA PMSA 14.3% 10.0% 25.7% 3 179.5% 87.0% 422.6% 1 1.3% 0.5% 1.8% 2
San Diego, CA MSA 4.7% -4.2% 0.3% 16 61.0% 24.6% 100.6% 14 -1.2% -0.6% -1.8% 12
San Francisco, CA PMSA -1.9% -3.4% -5.3% 17 24.9% 13.8% 42.2% 19 -0.8% -1.5% -2.3% 14
San Jose, CA PMSA 22.5% 6.5% 30.5% 2 130.0% 43.5% 230.0% 7 1.8% -0.9% 0.9% 4
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA PMSA -6.7% -5.8% -12.1% 20 23.2% 21.3% 49.5% 18 -1.0% -2.4% -3.4% 17
Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV PMSA 10.3% 7.5% 18.6% 4 85.0% 66.8% 208.6% 11 -0.2% -2.4% -2.5% 15
  Absolute Centralization Index Spatial Proximity Index Rank of
Percent Change
Ranks
Averaged
 
1980-1990 1990-2000 1980-2000 1980-1990 1990-2000 1980-2000
MSA/PMSA Name Percent Change Percent Change Percent Change Rank Percent Change Percent Change Percent Change Rank
Baltimore, MD PMSA 5.8% -2.7% 2.9% 1 1.1% 1.4% 2.5% 18 8
Bergen-Passaic, NJ PMSA -2.9% -0.5% -3.4% 11 1.9% 3.4% 5.5% 7 3
Boston, MA-NH PMSA -3.0% -2.6% -5.5% 14 2.0% 0.5% 2.6% 16 19
Chicago, IL PMSA 3.7% -4.6% -1.1% 7 3.8% 0.1% 4.0% 12 15
Detroit, MI PMSA -2.4% -1.1% -3.6% 12 0.8% 2.1% 2.9% 14 13
Houston, TX PMSA -3.7% -3.8% -7.4% 15 4.6% 5.4% 10.3% 3 9
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA PMSA -6.9% -6.1% -12.6% 18 6.0% 2.7% 8.8% 5 16
Nassau-Suffolk, NY PMSA -6.6% -4.3% -10.6% 17 1.1% 1.6% 2.7% 15 3
New York, NY PMSA -3.2% 0.1% -3.1% 10 2.0% 2.6% 4.7% 10 14
Newark, NJ PMSA -1.7% -0.4% -2.2% 9 0.9% 2.0% 2.9% 13 6
Oakland, CA PMSA -16.9% -23.1% -36.1% 20 5.5% 3.4% 9.1% 4 17
Orange County, CA PMSA -13.9% -12.6% -24.7% 19 5.0% 8.4% 13.8% 1 6
Philadelphia, PA-NJ PMSA 2.5% -0.4% 2.1% 3 2.4% 2.7% 5.1% 9 10
Portland-Vancouver, OR-WA PMSA 1.5% -1.9% -0.4% 6 0.9% 1.6% 2.5% 17 5
Riverside-San Bernardino, CA PMSA 4.5% -2.3% 2.2% 2 2.6% 2.1% 4.7% 11 1
San Diego, CA MSA 0.8% -0.7% 0.1% 5 5.3% 2.4% 7.9% 6 12
San Francisco, CA PMSA -0.2% -1.5% -1.6% 8 0.7% 0.6% 1.3% 20 18
San Jose, CA PMSA 1.1% -0.8% 0.4% 4 8.1% 3.4% 11.8% 2 1
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA PMSA -4.0% -4.5% -8.3% 16 1.4% 0.5% 1.9% 19 20
Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV PMSA -1.9% -2.5% -4.3% 13 2.3% 3.1% 5.5% 8 10
Note: Includes 20 Metropolitan Areas with 3% or 20,000 or more Asians and Pacific Islanders and 1,000,000 or more total population in 1980. Higher values indicate more segregation; the reference group is non-Hispanic Whites.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 1980, 1990, and 2000 Summary File 1.

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Last Revised: October 31, 2011