U.S. Department of Commerce

Housing Patterns




Table 4-6



Table 4-6. Descriptive Statistics for Residential Segregation Indexes for Asians and Pacific Islanders, Asians, and Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders: 2000
Index and Race ALL METROPOLITAN AREAS SELECTED METROPOLITAN AREAS
Weighted Average Weighted Average Minimum 25th Percentile Median 75th Percentile Maximum

Dissimilarity Index
Asians and Pacific Islanders 0.411 0.433 0.256 0.397 0.436 0.477 0.505
    Asians
0.416 0.437 0.261 0.402 0.437 0.479 0.505
    Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders
0.427 0.443 0.254 0.392 0.441 0.448 0.649

Isolation Index
Asians and Pacific Islanders 0.306 0.395 0.097 0.208 0.435 0.502 0.832
    Asians
0.300 0.386 0.096 0.207 0.428 0.499 0.810
    Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders
0.204 0.290 0.009 0.047 0.112 0.652 0.652

Delta Index
Asians and Pacific Islanders 0.743 0.735 0.529 0.687 0.740 0.788 0.890
    Asians
0.747 0.739 0.529 0.689 0.743 0.790 0.894
    Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders
0.712 0.687 0.557 0.566 0.732 0.792 0.865

Absolute Centralization Index
Asians and Pacific Islanders 0.683 0.672 0.291 0.653 0.736 0.774 0.880
    Asians
0.687 0.678 0.289 0.655 0.736 0.774 0.882
    Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders
0.582 0.533 0.281 0.324 0.596 0.718 0.846

Spatial Proximity Index
Asians and Pacific Islanders 1.096 1.124 1.024 1.072 1.113 1.154 1.222
    Asians
1.098 1.127 1.023 1.080 1.115 1.154 1.225
    Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders
1.050 1.071 1.001 1.008 1.021 1.169 1.169
Note: Selected Metropolitan Areas (30 of 330) are those with at least 10 tracts and 3% or 20,000 or more Asians and Pacific Islanders in 1980. Higher values indicate more segregation; the reference group is White non-Hispanic.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1.

Go to Chapter 4 Tables
Go to "Racial and Ethnic Residential Segregation in the United States: 1980-2000" in HTML format
Contact the Census Call Center Staff at 1-800-923-8282 (toll free) or visit ask.census.gov for further information on Housing Patterns Data.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division
Last Revised: October 31, 2011