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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1263–1292.
Published: 24 August 2011
... declined, and their exposure to non-Hispanic black neighbors has increased; the reverse trends are observed for blacks. These trends cannot be attributed to changes in the ecological structure of metropolitan areas. Blacks have fewer white neighbors in large metropolitan areas containing sizable minority...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 219–237.
Published: 01 May 1979
... have not yet been brought to light. In the present study, stream-disaggregated data for the late 1950s and late 1960s are employed to assess the impact of recent migration on the sizes and compositions of white populations in thirty-one large metropolitan areas. Most large northern SMSAs have been...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1051–1084.
Published: 08 July 2016
... and the United States. We find much higher socioeconomic segregation in large metropolitan areas in the United States than in France. We also find (1) a strong pattern of low-income neighborhoods in central cities and high-income neighborhoods in suburbs in the United States, but varying patterns across...
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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 261–277.
Published: 01 August 1982
... will significantly alter trends toward smaller city household populations. This paper addresses these questions by examining changes in city-suburb migration stream rates by household type over periods 1955–60, 1965–70 and 1970–75 for large metropolitan areas, and assesses their implications for potential changes...
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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...
Published: 08 July 2016
Fig. 1 Income percentiles and Theil’s segregation index ( H ) (panel A) and dissimilarity index ( D ) (panel B): Large metropolitan areas pooled More
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 655–664.
Published: 01 November 1972
... in large metropolitan areas of the United States between 1955 and 1960. Since rates of natural increase are fairly constant over 655 all metropolitan areas, the rate at which a given metropolitan area grows or de- clines depends primarily on the rates of migration into and out of that area. Given the fact...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 37–59.
Published: 01 February 2004
... in different neighborhoods, communities, metropolitan areas, or regions. Substantively, we found that the segregation of blacks decreased considerably after 1960 largely because neighborhoods became more integrated, but the foreign born became more segregated largely because they concentrated in particular...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 489–514.
Published: 01 August 2008
... been largely ignored in prior work: the issue of geographic scale. In some metropolitan areas, racial groups are segre- gated over large regions, with predominately white regions, predominately black regions, and so on, whereas in other areas, the separation of racial groups occurs over much shorter...
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Demography (2018) 55 (6): 2129–2160.
Published: 16 October 2018
... then use the bias-corrected estimators to produce unbiased estimates of the trends in income segregation over the last four decades in large U.S. metropolitan areas. Using these corrected estimates, we replicate the central analyses in four prior studies on income segregation. We find that the primary...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 451–466.
Published: 01 August 1992
... for neighborhood compositions. Copyright © 1992 Population Association of America 451 452 Demography, Vol. 29, No.3, August 1992 Background and Context Large metropolitan areas in the United States are still quite segregated (Massey and Denton 1987). All large cities have distinct black and Anglo residential areas...
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Demography (1973) 10 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 February 1973
... metropolitan areas are heavily selective of places with large population growth before the development of the streetcar and the automobile. More recent population growth has had little effect on population congestion but has led to a deconcentrated metropolis. 26 1 2011 © Population Association...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 539–562.
Published: 01 August 2007
.... The concentration of jobless men rose sharply, increasing from 0.057 to 0.152. By contrast, centralization fell from 0.561 to 0.473. A visual examination of patterns of growth in male joblessness in several large metropolitan areas suggests that one reason for this counter- intuitive nding is that racial...
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Demography (1971) 8 (2): 225–232.
Published: 01 May 1971
... natural increase. Thus to ascribe Latin American urban growth to a single prime causal factor is a misleading oversimplification. 2/ Net in-migration apparently plays a larger role in determining the rate of growth of large metropolitan centers than is the case with smaller urban areas. 3/ A significant...
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Demography (1977) 14 (2): 169–178.
Published: 01 May 1977
... preference to live in comparatively small cities, towns, and rural areas rather than in large cities. However, as Fuguitt and Zuiches (1975) have reported, the majority of people also want these places to be within commut- ing distance of a large metropolitan city. This research tests the hypothesis...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2169–2191.
Published: 11 November 2019
..., the contrasts in black-white socioeconomic inequality between hypersegregated metropolitan areas and those with high segregation largely diminish by the 2012 to 2016 observation. The Model 2 coefficients provide evidence that the large differences in neighborhood poverty exposure between hypersegregated...
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Demography (1972) 9 (2): 321–335.
Published: 01 May 1972
... by previous patterns of urban growth. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1972 1972 Metropolitan Area Central City Large Metropolitan Area Migrant Stream Destination Choice References Berger Bennet M. ( 1960 ). Working Class Suburb: A Study of Auto Workers...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1955–1977.
Published: 25 October 2016
... the diversity and segregation patterns of metropolitan areas are influenced by shifts in the racial/ethnic composition of their constituent places. Drawing on 1980–2010 decennial census data, we use a new visual tool to compare the distributions of place diversity for 50 U.S. metro areas over three decades. We...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1933–1953.
Published: 24 October 2016
..., or areas where Hispanics are the principal minority group, or where there is no large minority presence at all? We distinguish four types of metropolitan regions: white, white/black, white/Hispanic/Asian, and multiethnic. These regions necessarily differ greatly in neighborhood composition, but some...
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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...