Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Segregation Patterns: 1940-2000

Geoprocessing by Yan Xu, USC GIS Research Laboratory

Statistics and Cartography by Philip J. Ethington, History Lab, History Department, USC.

Animated Racial Distributions by Census Tracts

1) RACIAL MAJORITIES: Ethington 1940-2000 Maps (Animated) 

2) RACIAL MAJORITIES: Ethington 1940-2000 Maps

3) Percent African American: 1940-2000 Maps (Animated) 

4) Percent Hispanic: 1940-2000 Maps (Animated) 

5) Percent Asian and Pacific Islanders: 1940-2000 Maps (Animated) 

Diversity Indices

5) Diversity Index: 1940-2000 (PDF file) 

6) Diversity Index: 1940-2000 Maps (Animated)

7) 2000 Diversity Index and Location of Multiracial Persons

8) 2000 Multiracial Population Distribution

Segregation Indices

9) Isolation Index: Probability that members of each group will meet members of their own group 
in their census tract, LA County, 1940-2000
(PDF file)

10) Interaction Index: Probability that Whites will meet Blacks, Hispanics, or Asians in their census tract, LA County, 1940-2000 (PDF file)

(11) Interaction Index: Probability that Blacks will meet Whites, Hispanics, and Asians in their census tract, LA County, 1940-2000 (PDF file)

12) Interaction Index: Probability that Hispanics will meet Blacks, Whites, or Asians in their census tract, LA County, 1940-2000 (PDF file) 

13) Interaction Index: Probability that Asians will meet Whites, Hispanics, or Blacks in their census tract, LA County, 1940-2000 (PDF file)

 

Methods: Segregation Indices

Primary content responsibility: Philip J.Ethington

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