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Table 6-4


Table 6-4. Residential Segregation for Hispanics or Latinos 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
Atlanta, GA MSA 0.299 0.349 0.511 18 0.063 0.088 0.297 26 0.652 0.667 0.673 31 0.734 0.737 0.703 23 1.006 1.016 1.104 28 25.2 29
Baltimore, MD PMSA 0.326 0.301 0.358 32 0.062 0.045 0.075 35 0.652 0.651 0.666 32 0.606 0.615 0.589 32 1.011 1.012 1.017 35 33.2 36
Bergen-Passaic, NJ PMSA 0.609 0.588 0.578 10 0.396 0.475 0.528 13 0.732 0.723 0.710 28 0.676 0.653 0.629 27 1.152 1.232 1.279 12 18 21
Boston, MA-NH PMSA 0.553 0.547 0.587 9 0.219 0.264 0.330 24 0.759 0.764 0.779 18 0.761 0.746 0.749 15 1.077 1.109 1.160 21 17.4 20
Chicago, IL PMSA 0.635 0.619 0.611 6 0.437 0.487 0.550 9 0.792 0.803 0.774 20 0.749 0.764 0.715 21 1.325 1.426 1.423 1 11.4 5
Cleveland-Lorain-Elyria, OH PMSA 0.575 0.575 0.577 11 0.162 0.183 0.218 30 0.786 0.781 0.768 24 0.613 0.618 0.613 29 1.063 1.095 1.126 26 24 27
Dallas, TX PMSA 0.485 0.498 0.537 14 0.311 0.406 0.546 10 0.781 0.788 0.777 19 0.793 0.816 0.801 9 1.119 1.172 1.256 14 13.2 10
Denver, CO PMSA 0.488 0.465 0.500 21 0.323 0.338 0.434 18 0.870 0.857 0.844 4 0.914 0.897 0.881 1 1.146 1.162 1.215 16 12 7
Detroit, MI PMSA 0.413 0.398 0.456 26 0.105 0.128 0.244 28 0.690 0.669 0.662 33 0.679 0.651 0.627 28 1.047 1.063 1.169 20 27 31
Fort Lauderdale, FL PMSA 0.262 0.259 0.310 34 0.080 0.141 0.306 25 0.440 0.685 0.693 29 0.264 0.705 0.612 30 1.010 1.016 1.071 30 29.6 34
Hartford, CT MSA 0.663 0.659 0.634 4 0.383 0.444 0.447 17 0.816 0.804 0.772 21 0.745 0.731 0.678 25 1.174 1.287 1.295 10 15.4 15
Houston, TX PMSA 0.499 0.494 0.551 12 0.425 0.492 0.618 5 0.797 0.779 0.755 25 0.851 0.813 0.780 11 1.218 1.229 1.307 9 12.4 8
Kansas City, MO-KS MSA 0.404 0.394 0.455 27 0.129 0.135 0.229 29 0.791 0.811 0.802 9 0.834 0.842 0.848 4 1.032 1.035 1.083 29 19.6 23
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA PMSA 0.573 0.611 0.631 5 0.603 0.715 0.781 2 0.778 0.771 0.770 22 0.788 0.757 0.718 19 1.344 1.379 1.350 5 10.6 4
Miami, FL PMSA 0.525 0.503 0.439 29 0.625 0.734 0.791 1 0.809 0.798 0.780 17 0.855 0.820 0.772 13 1.290 1.250 1.142 24 16.8 17
Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI PMSA 0.550 0.564 0.595 8 0.190 0.266 0.396 21 0.793 0.794 0.786 15 0.749 0.744 0.708 22 1.072 1.143 1.333 8 14.8 12
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI MSA 0.364 0.355 0.465 25 0.050 0.057 0.158 31 0.788 0.799 0.792 12 0.852 0.857 0.854 3 1.015 1.018 1.066 31 20.4 24
Nassau-Suffolk, NY PMSA 0.371 0.423 0.469 24 0.134 0.221 0.340 22 0.569 0.587 0.597 36 0.385 0.369 0.350 35 1.033 1.064 1.123 27 28.8 33
New Orleans, LA MSA 0.265 0.314 0.358 31 0.104 0.123 0.147 33 0.817 0.827 0.827 5 0.859 0.864 0.846 5 1.024 1.026 1.033 33 21.4 25
New York, NY PMSA 0.652 0.656 0.667 2 0.604 0.665 0.708 3 0.829 0.808 0.793 11 0.837 0.816 0.812 7 1.244 1.299 1.347 6 5.8 1
Newark, NJ PMSA 0.669 0.669 0.650 3 0.408 0.481 0.534 12 0.847 0.826 0.808 7 0.606 0.572 0.545 33 1.183 1.309 1.384 2 11.4 5
Oakland, CA PMSA 0.365 0.388 0.469 23 0.250 0.333 0.486 16 0.697 0.691 0.689 30 0.349 0.341 0.292 36 1.066 1.100 1.185 19 24.8 28
Orange County, CA PMSA 0.425 0.499 0.551 13 0.350 0.501 0.612 6 0.643 0.652 0.648 34 0.642 0.594 0.533 34 1.163 1.317 1.374 3 18 21
Philadelphia, PA-NJ PMSA 0.628 0.623 0.601 7 0.351 0.426 0.429 20 0.769 0.752 0.744 26 0.765 0.757 0.727 18 1.183 1.290 1.365 4 15 13
Phoenix-Mesa, AZ MSA 0.522 0.486 0.521 16 0.390 0.404 0.511 14 0.859 0.857 0.866 2 0.818 0.849 0.861 2 1.163 1.172 1.225 15 9.8 3
Portland-Vancouver, OR-WA PMSA 0.208 0.256 0.343 33 0.030 0.065 0.158 32 0.727 0.736 0.800 10 0.756 0.747 0.785 10 1.006 1.017 1.043 32 23.4 26
Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA MSA 0.497 0.614 0.676 1 0.114 0.283 0.429 19 0.783 0.829 0.851 3 0.684 0.785 0.777 12 1.032 1.122 1.271 13 9.6 2
Riverside-San Bernardino, CA PMSA 0.381 0.358 0.425 30 0.358 0.427 0.578 7 0.879 0.868 0.879 1 0.802 0.830 0.835 6 1.119 1.128 1.204 18 12.4 8
St. Louis, MO-IL MSA 0.264 0.229 0.273 36 0.046 0.029 0.057 36 0.737 0.723 0.716 27 0.782 0.755 0.736 16 1.004 1.004 1.011 36 30.2 35
San Antonio, TX MSA 0.575 0.535 0.507 19 0.699 0.688 0.704 4 0.811 0.804 0.769 23 0.827 0.810 0.769 14 1.382 1.347 1.342 7 13.4 11
San Diego, CA MSA 0.418 0.453 0.506 20 0.345 0.436 0.543 11 0.806 0.804 0.819 6 0.706 0.682 0.660 26 1.112 1.166 1.213 17 16 16
San Francisco, CA PMSA 0.455 0.498 0.535 15 0.309 0.411 0.497 15 0.793 0.793 0.790 13 0.801 0.764 0.716 20 1.112 1.134 1.145 23 17.2 18
San Jose, CA PMSA 0.452 0.478 0.513 17 0.378 0.471 0.570 8 0.732 0.769 0.782 16 0.704 0.707 0.699 24 1.180 1.233 1.291 11 15.2 14
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA PMSA 0.191 0.207 0.303 35 0.031 0.047 0.112 34 0.787 0.785 0.786 14 0.797 0.755 0.733 17 1.004 1.007 1.025 34 26.8 30
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA 0.498 0.453 0.444 28 0.220 0.215 0.278 27 0.666 0.622 0.621 35 0.716 0.623 0.597 31 1.098 1.126 1.150 22 28.6 32
Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV PMSA 0.322 0.423 0.480 22 0.097 0.222 0.338 23 0.792 0.810 0.802 8 0.846 0.842 0.805 8 1.027 1.082 1.140 25 17.2 18
Note: Includes 36 Metropolitan Areas with 3 percent or 20,000 or more Hispanics or Latinos and 1,000,000 or more total population in 1980. Higher values indicate more segregation; the reference group is White non-Hispanic.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 1980, 1990, and 2000 Summary File 1.

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Last Revised: October 31, 2011