Photo: White neighborhood extinct
Today, the Manhattan Institute’s Center released a study titled “The End of the Segregated Century: Racial Separation in America’s Neighborhood: 1890-2010,” which concluded that all-white neighborhoods are effectively extinct.
The report was authored by Harvard professor Edward Glaeser and Duke University professor Jacob Vigdor and some of the key findings are:
• American cities are now more integrated than they’ve been since 1920.
• African-American residents can be found in 199 out of every 200 neighborhoods.
• Gentrification and immigration have made a dent in segregation.
• Ghetto neighborhoods continue to exist but numbers are declining.
• Access to credit has fostered mobility.
To read the entire report click here.