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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 125–147.
Published: 11 September 2012
...Leah Boustan; Allison Shertzer Abstract The share of metropolitan residents living in central cities declined dramatically from 1950 to 2000. We argue that cities would have lost even further ground if not for demographic trends such as renewed immigration, delayed childbearing, and a decline...
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Demography (1982) 19 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 February 1982
...Ralph B. White Abstract During the migration intervals 1965–1970, 1970–1975, and 1975–1979, families that migrated from Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs) to nonmetropolitan areas and from central cities to suburban rings were larger in mean size than families that composed...
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Demography (1978) 15 (4): 589–603.
Published: 01 November 1978
..., these metropolitan areas now show spatial differentiation patterns similar to those of the great cities of the Northeast. The white population has increased in ring areas primarily because of in-migration rates; the black population in the central cities has increased primarily because of in-migration rates to those...
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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 261–277.
Published: 01 August 1982
...William H. Frey; Frances E. Kobrin Abstract Urban scholars and planners look to evidence of recent gains in the number of nontraditional households as a potential source of increase to the population sizes and tax bases of declining central cities. While it is now well established that substantial...
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Demography (1971) 8 (1): 91–101.
Published: 01 February 1971
... by social level in suburbia and in a high degree of socio-economic homogeneity within suburban neighborhoods. A comparison of eight central cities with their suburban zones in 1950 and in 1960 revealed, for both dates, (a) small differences in occupational distributions between the central cities...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 462–469.
Published: 01 June 1966
... between Catholics and Protestants in central city and suburban segments of large and small metropolitan areas, we found that the data indicated that marked Catholic-Protestant differences are still found in central cities. However, fertility differences between the two religious groups tended largely...
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Demography (1979) 16 (4): 553–563.
Published: 01 November 1979
...Douglas S. Massey Abstract Residential segregation among Spanish Americans, whites and blacks is measured in the 29 largest U.S. urbanized areas. Results show that Spanish Americans are much less segregated from whites than are blacks and are less concentrated within central cities. Spanish-white...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 443–448.
Published: 01 March 1968
... in the largest size class had the highest SES levels for all population subgroups. Among the native population in the central cities and urban part of the ring however, the average score varied little with size of SMSA. Within SMSA's of all size classes, the highest median score for each subgroup appears...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 491–499.
Published: 01 June 1966
... guiding the study is that certain population subgroups in and around the larger urban areas are shifting their residential locations in predictable directions. Changes in the distribution of educational classes between the central city (or cities) and their surrounding rings from 1950 to 1960 are traced...
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Demography (1969) 6 (3): 271–277.
Published: 01 August 1969
...Avery M. Guest Abstract A replication for Canada of Schnore’s studies of socio-economic differentiation between United States central cities and suburbs produces generally similar results, although the Canadian patterns are by no means as pronounced or conclusive. Older, larger and highly...
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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 411–420.
Published: 01 August 1981
...Michael R. Greenberg Abstract An investigation made of the geography of cancer mortality rates within the most populous metropolitan regions of the United States and the New Jersey-New York-Philadelphia metropolitan corridor shows that during the early 1950s, as expected, central city counties had...
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Demography (1972) 9 (2): 231–240.
Published: 01 May 1972
...Robert H. Weller; Leon F. Bouvier Abstract Survey research data collected in Rhode Island over a three year interval are used to test six propositions: 1) Suburbanites have higher family size than central city residents. 2) Any differences in family size between Catholics and non-Catholics...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 562–568.
Published: 01 June 1967
... within the cities (defined by census tracts) which had a high concentration of Negro population in 1960 for ten cities of 100,000 or more population at mid-decade. As in the 1950–60 period, Negroes continue to move into the central cities of metropolitan areas while white persons continue to move out...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 525–538.
Published: 01 November 1997
...Scott J. South; Kyle D. Crowder Abstract Information from the 1979 to 1985 waves of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics is merged with data on respondents’ tract and metropolitan area of residence to examine patterns and determinants of residential mobility between central cities and suburbs...
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Demography (1991) 28 (3): 431–453.
Published: 01 August 1991
..., households, and metropolitan contexts. We use it to analyze the determinants of suburban versus central-city residence for 11 racial/ethnic groups. The analysis reveals that family status, socioeconomic, and assimilation variables influence the suburbanization process rather consistently. We take...
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Demography (2023) 60 (1): 281–301.
Published: 01 February 2023
... at the metropolitan scale, driven by racially selective population growth in the suburbs. We also examine major sources of rising segregation, including region, metropolitan total, and Black population sizes, and indicators of redlining in the central cities based on risk maps prepared by the Home Owners Loan...
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Demography (1991) 28 (1): 21–40.
Published: 01 February 1991
... the four regions and 58 central cities in our sample. Substantial variation occurred by region in the incidence and magnitude of racial succession; tracts in western cities departed most markedly from expectations. Even in other regions, some cities experienced more numerous instances of stability...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 360–362.
Published: 01 March 1967
... affects the time that it takes to get to work. As a result, those who live in the central cities of the twelve largest metropolitan areas spend the longest time getting to work and back, because the closer one is to the center and the larger the urban area, the slower the travel speeds. References 1...
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Demography (1975) 12 (3): 491–504.
Published: 01 August 1975
... results, but when we introduced the additional possibility of a preference for proximity to a larger city, then the rural areas preferred were found, for most respondents, to be those within the commuting range of a metropolitan central city. Although persons wishing to live near large cities were found...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 189–213.
Published: 21 December 2015
... twentieth century. The findings suggest that the rise of immigration after 1965 brought pioneers to many low-income central-city neighborhoods, spurring gentrification in some neighborhoods and forming ethnic enclaves in others. There are a number of reasons to believe that the influx of immigrants...
Includes: Supplementary data