MOVING INTO DIVERSITY
Newer neighborhoods rate best on diversity, report says
Fast-growing cities in the West and South - which drew residents to
neighborhoods built after passage of fair-housing laws - are among the US’s most racially diverse, according to a Census Bureau report. Still, it found that many urban centers remain highly segregated, with blacks more likely to live in isolation than other ethnic groups. The top areas in each category:
1. Orange County, Calif.
2. San Jose, Calif.
3. Norfolk, Va.
4. Tampa, Fla.
5. San Diego
4. St. Louis
5. Newark, N.J.
SOURCE: Associated Press. 12/06/02 News Headlines from The Christian Science Monitor.
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