Residential segregation in urbanized areas of the United States in 1970: An analysis of social class and racial differences

@article{Farley1977ResidentialSI,
  title={Residential segregation in urbanized areas of the United States in 1970: An analysis of social class and racial differences},
  author={Reynolds Farley},
  journal={Demography},
  year={1977},
  volume={14},
  pages={497-518}
}
Sociologists and urban commentators often portray metropolitan areas as highly segregated by social class and race. We measured the extent of socioeconomic residential segregation in urbanized areas of the United States in 1970, determined whether cities were as segregated as suburban rings, and compared levels of socioeconomic and racial residential segregation. We found moderate levels of residential segregation of socioeconomic groups. Levels of social class segregation varied little from… CONTINUE READING
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