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Table 6-3


Table 6-3. Distribution of Percent Change in Residential Segregation Indexes for Hispanics or Latinos: 1980-2000
  Dissimilarity Index Isolation Index Delta Index Absolute Centralization Index Spatial Proximity Index
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent

1980-1990
Increase of 5% or more 30 24% 96 78% 7 6% 17 14% 18 15%
Increase of 1-4.99% 16 13% 12 10% 37 30% 24 20% 46 37%
Change of less than 1% 8 7% 4 3% 28 23% 25 20% 43 35%
Decrease of 1-4.99% 25 20% 7 6% 41 33% 36 29% 14 11%
Decrease of 5% or more 44 36% 4 3% 10 8% 21 17% 2 2%

1990-2000
Increase of 5% or more 55 45% 108 88% 10 8% 15 12% 32 26%
Increase of 1-4.99% 24 20% 9 7% 30 24% 12 10% 52 42%
Change of less than 1% 6 5% 4 3% 30 24% 19 15% 33 27%
Decrease of 1-4.99% 23 19% 0 0% 48 39% 43 35% 4 3%
Decrease of 5% or more 15 12% 2 2% 5 4% 34 28% 2 2%

1980-2000
Increase of 5% or more 52 42% 114 93% 22 18% 23 19% 56 46%
Increase of 1-4.99% 9 7% 6 5% 29 24% 14 11% 35 28%
Change of less than 1% 9 7% 1 1% 18 15% 9 7% 20 16%
Decrease of 1-4.99% 20 16% 0 0% 31 25% 27 22% 7 6%
Decrease of 5% or more 33 27% 2 2% 23 19% 50 41% 5 4%
Note: Includes 123 Metropolitan Areas with at least 10 tracts and 3% or 20,000 or more Hispanics or Latinos in 1980.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 1980, 1990, and 2000 Summary File 1.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division
Last Revised: September 30, 2011