Integration, segregation and racial equity

Lansing
22.10%

Grand Rapids
21%

Detroit
32.50%

Flint
27.50%

Saginaw
29.70%

Battle Creek
20.40%

Kalamazoo
20.10%

Muskegon
22.70%

Niles
24.40%

Whites, % of home loans high-interest, 2010
Blacks, % of home loans high-interest, 2010
Hispanics, % of home loans high-interest, 2010

5.20%
8%
3.60%

3.90%
9.50%
5.80%

6%
13.30%
9.20%

9.50%
12.90%
15.60%

7.30%
19%
10.50%

4%
5.90%
7.70%

3.70%
3.20%
6.30%

6.60%
9.10%
N/A

5%
7.70%
N/A

Blacks, paying more than 30% of income to rent, 2000
Whites, paying more than 30% of income to rent, 2000
Hispanics, paying more than 30% of income to rent, 2000

45.70%
39.30%
38.70%

47.60%
31.80%
32.40%

42.40%
34.90%
36.30%

51.70%
35.20%
41.60%

53.60%
38.20%
41.70%

46.70%
33.80%
32.20%

49.30%
38%
38.50%

51.90%
35.30%
38.20%

51.80%
32.50%
29.70%

Black school segregation, 2010-11 *
Hispanic school segregation, 2010-11

68.30%
44.20%

75.50%
62.90%

78.80%
55.30%

75.30%
32.90%

74.50%
55.50%

61.70%
40.80%

67.30%
51.30%

75.40%
46.70%

77.70%
38.30%

Percent non-white, 2012

Neighborhood segregation, blacks, 2010 **
54.40%
64.30%
75.30%
69%
65.90%
56.80%
48.60%
73.90%
72.10%
Neighborhood segregation, Hispanic, 2010
36%
50.40%
43.30%
23.40%
42.50%
32.40%
36.10%
30.40%
30.70%
* These percentages represent the share of students each ethnic group that would have to move to a new school to be as evenly distrubuted across schools as whites. 0% would be full
integration, 100% full segregation.
** These percentages represent the share of each ethnic group that would have to move to a new area to be as evenly distrubuted across neighborhoods as whites. 0% would be full
integration, 100% full segregation.
Source: The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.

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