Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

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During the next 20 years, Harris County will need to build new housing, shops, and workplaces for more than a million additional residents. Which would be the best way to accommodate that growth? [ROTATE:] Continue to build new suburbs on the edge of existing suburbs, or: Redevelop older urban areas to build new housing and shops where services, streets, and sewer lines already exist? (08, 10)
  -1) RF/DK
  1) Continue to build new suburbs on the edge of existing suburbs
  2) Redevelop older areas to build where services, streets and sewer lines exist

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
RF/DK 106 7.3% 7.3% -3.22
Continue to build new suburbs on the edge of existing suburbs 213 14.7% 22% -.77
Redevelop older areas to build where services, streets and sewer lines exist 1133 78% 100% .45

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-93 TOTAL
RF/DK 4.1%
9
4.6%
15
6.7%
30
11.0%
44
7.0%
98
Continue to build new suburbs on the edge of existing suburbs 20.8%
46
15.8%
51
11.2%
50
13.8%
55
14.5%
202
Redevelop older areas to build where services, streets and sewer lines exist 75.1%
166
79.6%
257
82.1%
368
75.2%
300
78.4%
1091
TOTAL 100.0%
221
100.0%
323
100.0%
448
100.0%
399

1391


Race (I-RACE)

Anglos Blacks Hispanics Asians Other TOTAL
RF/DK 8.9%
65
5.8%
18
4.9%
14
1.8%
1
11.1%
3
7.2%
101
Continue to build new suburbs on the edge of existing suburbs 12.6%
92
15.3%
48
19.9%
57
15.8%
9
11.1%
3
14.8%
209
Redevelop older areas to build where services, streets and sewer lines exist 78.5%
572
78.9%
247
75.2%
215
82.5%
47
77.8%
21
78.0%
1102
TOTAL 100.0%
729
100.0%
313
100.0%
286
100.0%
57
100.0%
27

1412


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Prostestant Catholic Jewish Other religion No religion TOTAL
RF/DK 7.3%
57
6.5%
22
21.1%
4
6.6%
8
4.3%
6
6.9%
97
Continue to build new suburbs on the edge of existing suburbs 13.8%
107
18.2%
62
21.1%
4
14.0%
17
13.7%
19
15.0%
209
Redevelop older areas to build where services, streets and sewer lines exist 78.9%
614
75.3%
256
57.9%
11
79.3%
96
82.0%
114
78.1%
1091
TOTAL 100.0%
778
100.0%
340
100.0%
19
100.0%
121
100.0%
139

1397


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
RF/DK 8.0%
54
6.7%
52
7.3%
106
Continue to build new suburbs on the edge of existing suburbs 15.6%
105
13.9%
108
14.7%
213
Redevelop older areas to build where services, streets and sewer lines exist 76.4%
514
79.5%
619
78.0%
1133
TOTAL 100.0%
673
100.0%
779

1452


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Conservative Moderate Liberal TOTAL
RF/DK 8.0%
47
6.8%
34
3.6%
9
6.7%
90
Continue to build new suburbs on the edge of existing suburbs 12.0%
70
15.1%
76
15.8%
40
13.9%
186
Redevelop older areas to build where services, streets and sewer lines exist 80.0%
467
78.1%
393
80.6%
204
79.4%
1064
TOTAL 100.0%
584
100.0%
503
100.0%
253

1340


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than 12th grade 12th grade 1-3 years of college Bachelor's degree (BA, BS) Some graduate level work Graduate degree (MA, MS, MBA, Med, MSW, PhD, JD, MD, DDS) TOTAL
RF/DK 11.7%
7
4.9%
15
7.2%
33
6.7%
25
11.5%
6
9.5%
18
7.2%
104
Continue to build new suburbs on the edge of existing suburbs 15.0%
9
19.4%
60
15.7%
72
11.0%
41
13.5%
7
11.1%
21
14.6%
210
Redevelop older areas to build where services, streets and sewer lines exist 73.3%
44
75.7%
234
77.1%
354
82.3%
307
75.0%
39
79.4%
150
78.2%
1128
TOTAL 100.0%
60
100.0%
309
100.0%
459
100.0%
373
100.0%
52
100.0%
189

1442

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