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Table 7-3


Table 7-3. Residential Segregation Indexes for Los Angeles-Long Beach PMSA: 1980, 1990 and 2000
Race/Ethnicity Minority Group Population Dissimilarity Index Isolation Index Delta Index Absolute Centralization Index Spatial Proximity Index
1980 1990 2000 1980 1990 2000 1980 1990 2000 1980 1990 2000 1980 1990 2000 1980 1990 2000
American Indians and Alaska Natives Index 48,095 45,388 138,696 0.351 0.390 0.474 0.037 0.050 0.172 0.711 0.703 0.716 0.665 0.641 0.643 1.005 1.006 1.031
Asians and Pacific Islanders Index 434,713 954,065 1,282,466 0.468 0.463 0.477 0.277 0.405 0.502 0.752 0.740 0.740 0.766 0.713 0.670 1.123 1.190 1.222
    Asians
NA NA 1,245,019 NA NA 0.479 NA NA 0.499 NA NA 0.743 NA NA 0.671 NA NA 1.225
    Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders
NA NA 49,514 NA NA 0.506 NA NA 0.112 NA NA 0.739 NA NA 0.626 NA NA 1.021
Blacks or African Americans Index 943,544 991,581 999,747 0.808 0.728 0.664 0.758 0.693 0.652 0.865 0.817 0.787 0.843 0.789 0.721 1.783 1.652 1.558
Hispanics or Latinos Index 2,065,906 3,350,638 4,242,213 0.573 0.611 0.631 0.603 0.715 0.781 0.778 0.771 0.770 0.788 0.757 0.718 1.344 1.379 1.350
Total Population 7,473,856 8,856,074 9,519,338 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Note: All groups include multi-race reporters. Higher values indicate more segregation; the reference group is non-Hispanic Whites.
NA=Not Available
X=Not Applicable
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