Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Why People Perceive Some Cities as Safer than Others (Atlantic Cities)

"...Not surprisingly, feeling unsafe is closely associated with race and poverty. Resident perceptions of safety across metros are negatively correlated with the share of the population that is non-white (-.55), the share of residents below the poverty line (-.53), and the unemployment rate (-.47)."

... Metro Areas that are percieved as the safest in America are also the least diverse among major cities.

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