Neighborhoods Grew More Diverse In The 1990s

A striking new degree of racial and ethnic mixing occurred in the nation's major metropolitan areas during the 1990s, according to a new analysis of neighborhood-level census data.
April 30, 2004, 8am PDT | Anonymous
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"Among other findings the report concludes that the number of predominantly white neighborhoods fell by 30 percent during the decade. The emergence of more mixed-race communities, especially those with growing Hispanic and Asian populations, calls out for examining how policy might foster racial and ethnic integration, and encourage positive social outcomes in an increasingly diverse society."

Thanks to Elena Sheridan

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Published on Monday, October 31, 2005 in The Brookings Institution
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