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Old 10-05-2007, 06:22 PM
 
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which do you all think is the most segregated city. I have heard many people who said how segregated chicago is. some even say new york city is segregated.
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Old 10-05-2007, 06:24 PM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO
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St. Louis is pretty segregated...as well as pretty much anywhere else in the Midwest you can think of. Kansas City, Detroit, the Twin Cities, Cleveland, Chicago, and Cincinnati I would all say are segregated. I don't know if Indy and Columbus are, but I'd expect them to be. Segregated housing was a fairly common thing in all these cities during the Great Migration if I recall.
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Old 10-05-2007, 06:25 PM
 
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Milwaukee. Moderately segregated and each race has his place in the city.
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Old 10-05-2007, 06:26 PM
 
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I don't know if Indy and Columbus are, but I'd expect them to be.
Well, you'd be expecting incorrectly. They aren't.

Newer cities tend to be more integrated. They have to be.
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Old 10-05-2007, 06:31 PM
 
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I think New York and Detroit are the most segregated cities by far. Drive on 8 mile road in Detroit, or go through some of the neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens, and you will see exactly what I am talking about.
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Old 10-05-2007, 07:45 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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Phoenix has rather little Black-White segregation.......most for the former are Middle Class and live everywhere.

As for Hispanics: the split does seem to run along skin color lines though; the blanco (White) ones tend to live everywhere whereas the more stereotypical brunet ones tend to self-segregate for various reasons------stemming in part due to Mexican culture 'racial' patterns.

Asians and non Hispanic Native Americans again, they live wherever.
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Old 10-05-2007, 08:00 PM
 
Location: Thumb of Michigan
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Detroit by far!

Most of Michigan's (bigger) cities are segregated. Flint and Saginaw are two more that come to mind.
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Old 10-05-2007, 10:23 PM
 
Location: Concord, California.
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which do you all think is the most segregated city. I have heard many people who said how segregated chicago is. some even say new york city is segregated.
Just the city, or the whole metro?

For the city I would say Chicago, I have read Detroit has the most segregated metro in the country as far as Black-white segregation goes. now with income segregation I believe it is Milwaukee for the metro, which also near the top fore race. Most segregated for white non hispanic vs. hispanic, I think I have heard Hartford CT. Atlanta Georgia is highly segregated in the city itself (though becoming somewhat less so), but the metro as a whole is no where near the top, with only high-moderate segregation.

The city of Atlanta itself has the one of the wealthiest white populations in the metro area, along with some of the northern suburbs. But most affluent blacks live farther out to the south and east. the city and inner suburbs black population is much poorer, and most lower income whites live in the farther southern or eastern suburbs, to the west in general, or in exurbia and the far outer suburbs.
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Old 10-05-2007, 10:28 PM
 
Location: Concord, California.
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Well, you'd be expecting incorrectly. They aren't.

Newer cities tend to be more integrated. They have to be.
Those cities are both new and old, -they do both have a long history. And no, they are not nearly as segregated as a region like Detroit, but hardly is either exactly well integrated either. Even much newer cities have moderate segregation, -very few metro areas have truly low segregation. It basically ranges from low-moderate, to extremely high, with high moderate, being the most common.
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Old 10-05-2007, 10:46 PM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO
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It should be noted that segregation these days is by choice and free will of each individual. Apparently segregation was enforced for such a long time that even when they finally said it was illegal, people apparantly didn't want to give it up. we enforced it for almost 100 years and it basically sunk into society as being natural now. And I don't see it ending anytime soon.
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