Single-Item Measures


Racial Composition, Attitudes about

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Now let me read you a list of things concerning difficulties here in New York City. For each, tell me if you tend to agree or disagree: With the Negroes pushing as they are, it may be a good idea for each of us to move into neighborhoods with our own kind of people. (SEGRTNGH)
  TOTAL %
1) Agree 186 29.4
2) Disagree 332 52.4
3) Not sure 115 18.2
TOTAL633100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame: Other
Sample: Non-Random
Mode: In-Person


Now let me read you a list of things concerning difficulties here in New York City. For each, tell me if you tend to agree or disagree: With the Negroes pushing as they are, it may be a good idea for each of us to move into neighborhoods with our own kind of people. (SEGRTNGH)
  TOTAL %
1) Agree 87 17.1
2) Disagree 307 60.4
3) Not sure 114 22.4
TOTAL508100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame: Other
Sample: Non-Random
Mode: In-Person


Some people say that Negroes should be allowed to live in any part of town they want to. How do you feel? Should Negroes be allowed to live in any part of town they want to, or not? (see ARDA summary page for previous question wordings) (VCF0819)
  TOTAL %
0) NA 0 0
1) White people have a right to keep Negroes out of their neighborhoods if they want to 1,924 19
2) Negroes have a right to live wherever they can afford to, just like anybody else 7,133 70.4
9) DK; depends; cant decide; both 1,078 10.6
TOTAL10,135100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


White people have a right to keep (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) out of their neighborhoods if they want to, and (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) should respect that right. (RACSEG)
  TOTAL %
1) Agree strongly 74 8.1
2) Agree slightly 124 13.5
3) Disagree slightly 218 23.8
4) Disagree strongly 471 51.4
8) No opinion 27 2.9
9) No answer 3 0.3
TOTAL917100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


White people have a right to keep (Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans) out of their neighborhoods if they want to, and (Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans) should respect that right. (RACSEG)
  TOTAL %
1) Agree strongly 50 5.3
2) Agree slightly 59 6.2
3) Disagree slightly 177 18.6
4) Disagree strongly 636 66.9
8) No opinion 27 2.8
9) No answer 2 0.2
TOTAL951100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


White people have a right to keep (Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans) out of their neighborhoods if they want to, and (Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans) should respect that right. (RACSEG)
  TOTAL %
1) Agree strongly 72 7.4
2) Agree slightly 138 14.1
3) Disagree slightly 230 23.5
4) Disagree strongly 510 52.2
8) No opinion 26 2.7
9) No answer 1 0.1
TOTAL977100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Which statement on the card comes closest to how you, yourself, feel? White people have a right to keep (Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans) out of their neighborhoods if they want to, and (Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans) should respect that right. (RACSEG)
  TOTAL %
1) Agree strongly 66 6.6
2) Agree slightly 105 10.6
3) Disagree slightly 221 22.3
4) Disagree strongly 574 57.8
8) No opinion 21 2.1
9) No answer 6 0.6
TOTAL993100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: Which statement comes closest to how you, yourself, feel: White people have a right to keep (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) out of their neighborhoods if they want to, and (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) should respect that right. (RACSEG)
  TOTAL %
1) Agree strongly 288 21
2) Agree slightly 237 17.3
3) Disagree slightly 346 25.3
4) Disagree strongly 466 34
8) No opinion 26 1.9
9) No answer 7 0.5
TOTAL1,370100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Which statement comes closest to how you, yourself, feel: White people have a right to keep (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) out of their neighborhoods if they want to, and (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) should respect that right. (RACSEG)
  TOTAL %
1) Agree strongly 221 15.1
2) Agree slightly 220 15
3) Disagree slightly 397 27
4) Disagree strongly 576 39.2
8) No opinion 50 3.4
9) No answer 4 0.3
TOTAL1,468100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


White people have a right to keep (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) out of their neighborhoods if they want to, and (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) should respect that right. (RACESEG)
  TOTAL %
1) Agree strongly 102 5.1
2) Agree slightly 197 9.9
3) Disagree slightly 472 23.6
4) Disagree strongly 1,176 58.9
8) No opinion 44 2.2
9) No answer 5 0.3
TOTAL1,996100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


How right or wrong is the following statement - Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood. (MOVERACE)
  TOTAL %
1) Always right 48 1.8
2) Often right 178 6.8
3) Not sure 541 20.5
4) Often wrong 851 32.3
5) Always wrong 1,015 38.5
TOTAL2,633100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood. (RACIALMV)
  TOTAL %
1) Always wrong 628 55.1
2) Often wrong 152 13.3
3) Not sure 233 20.5
4) Often right 87 7.6
5) Always right 39 3.4
TOTAL1,139100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mailed


White people have a right to keep (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) out of their neighborhoods if they want to, and (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) should respect that right. (RACSEG)
  TOTAL %
1) Agree strongly 42 3.9
2) Agree slightly 109 10.1
3) Disagree slightly 218 20.3
4) Disagree strongly 681 63.3
8) No opinion 23 2.1
9) No answer 2 0.2
TOTAL1,075100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


The Olsons are a white family who live in a neighborhood of mostly white people. A black family is considering buying a house nearby. The Olsons are trying to stop the black family from moving in. How right or wrong is it for the Olsons to do this? (YDISCRIM)
  TOTAL %
1) Very wrong 5,298 65.8
2) Wrong 1,617 20.1
3) Not sure 659 8.2
4) Right 213 2.6
5) Very right 265 3.3
TOTAL8,052100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


In your opinion, how right or wrong are each of these? -- Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood (RACIALMV)
  TOTAL %
1) Always wrong 1,226 58.6
2) Often wrong 332 15.9
3) Not sure 310 14.8
4) Often right 165 7.9
5) Always right 60 2.9
TOTAL2,093100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Non-Random
Mode: Mailed


People (black, red or white) have a right to keep others out of their neighborhood if they want to, and this right should be respected. (KEEPOUT)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly agree 43 1.4
2) Agree 224 7.4
3) Uncertain 393 12.9
4) Disagree 1,514 49.8
5) Strongly disagree 864 28.4
TOTAL3,038100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: U.S. and Canadian sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


If ones own house were up for sale, one should be willing to sell it to an interested family of another race regardless of possible neighborhood reaction. (RACESELL)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly agree 628 20.7
2) Agree 1,535 50.7
3) Uncertain 566 18.7
4) Disagree 259 8.6
5) Strongly disagree 40 1.3
TOTAL3,028100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: U.S. and Canadian sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


How right or wrong is the following statement - Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood. (MOVERACE)
  TOTAL %
1) Always right 43 1.1
2) Often right 290 7.3
3) Not sure 636 16.1
4) Often wrong 1,619 41
5) Always wrong 1,362 34.5
TOTAL3,950100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


How right or wrong is the following statement - Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood. (MOVERACE)
  TOTAL %
1) Always right 3 0.7
2) Often right 7 1.6
3) Not sure 42 9.4
4) Often wrong 163 36.5
5) Always wrong 232 51.9
TOTAL447100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


How right or wrong is the following statement - Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood. (MOVERACE)
  TOTAL %
1) Always right 132 1.2
2) Often right 620 5.6
3) Not sure 1,564 14.2
4) Often wrong 4,133 37.6
5) Always wrong 4,534 41.3
TOTAL10,983100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


How right or wrong is the following statement - Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood. (MOVERACE)
  TOTAL %
1) Always right 41 0.9
2) Often right 152 3.5
3) Not sure 387 8.8
4) Often wrong 1,663 37.8
5) Always wrong 2,157 49
TOTAL4,400100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


How right or wrong is the following statement - Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood. (MOVERACE)
  TOTAL %
1) Always right 9 1.7
2) Often right 8 1.6
3) Not sure 7 1.4
4) Often wrong 149 28.9
5) Always wrong 342 66.4
TOTAL515100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


How right or wrong is the following statement - Efforts by one racial group to keep people of another race from moving into their neighborhood. (MOVERACE)
  TOTAL %
1) Always right 29 0.8
2) Often right 137 4
3) Not sure 338 9.8
4) Often wrong 1,351 39.3
5) Always wrong 1,583 46
TOTAL3,438100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


The Olsons are a white family who live in a neighborhood of mostly white people. A black family is considering buying a house nearby. The Olsons are trying to stop the black family from moving in. How right or wrong is it for the Olsons to do this? (MRTDISCR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very wrong 2,902 48.9
2) Wrong 2,006 33.8
3) Im not sure 810 13.7
4) Right 116 2
5) Very right 98 1.7
TOTAL5,932100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would you personally prefer to live in a neighborhood with all Negroes, mostly Negroes, mostly whites, or a neighborhood thats mixed half and half? (Q108) (V186)
  TOTAL %
1) All Negro 29 7.2
2) Mostly Negro 33 8.2
3) Mostly white 8 2
4) Mixed 257 63.6
7) Makes no difference 77 19.1
TOTAL404100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Regional Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now, Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were black? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 316 9.6
2) Favor 636 19.2
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,655 50
4) Oppose 487 14.7
5) Strongly oppose 187 5.7
8) Dont know 18 0.5
9) No answer 8 0.2
TOTAL3,307100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 740 22.4
2) Favor 790 23.9
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,556 47.1
4) Oppose 140 4.2
5) Strongly oppose 44 1.3
8) Dont know 27 0.8
9) No answer 10 0.3
TOTAL3,307100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now, Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were black? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 289 8.8
2) Favor 632 19.3
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,622 49.5
4) Oppose 500 15.3
5) Strongly oppose 197 6
8) Dont know 25 0.8
9) No answer 9 0.3
TOTAL3,274100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 697 21.3
2) Favor 836 25.6
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,549 47.3
4) Oppose 117 3.6
5) Strongly oppose 39 1.2
8) Dont know 25 0.8
9) No answer 9 0.3
TOTAL3,272100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now, Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were black? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 289 8.9
2) Favor 632 19.5
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,622 50.1
4) Oppose 500 15.4
5) Strongly oppose 197 6.1
TOTAL3,240100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 697 21.5
2) Favor 836 25.8
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,549 47.8
4) Oppose 117 3.6
5) Strongly oppose 39 1.2
TOTAL3,238100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now, Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were black? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 289 8.8
2) Favor 632 19.3
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,622 49.5
4) Oppose 500 15.3
5) Strongly oppose 197 6
8) Dont know 25 0.8
9) No answer 9 0.3
TOTAL3,274100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 697 21.3
2) Favor 836 25.6
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,549 47.3
4) Oppose 117 3.6
5) Strongly oppose 39 1.2
8) Dont know 25 0.8
9) No answer 9 0.3
TOTAL3,272100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now, Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were black? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 248 9.7
2) Favor 456 17.8
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,343 52.3
4) Oppose 367 14.3
5) Strongly oppose 135 5.3
8) Dont know 14 0.5
9) No answer 4 0.2
TOTAL2,567100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 515 20.1
2) Favor 574 22.4
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,304 50.8
4) Oppose 108 4.2
5) Strongly oppose 43 1.7
8) Dont know 19 0.7
9) No answer 2 0.1
TOTAL2,565100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now, Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were black? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 248 9.7
2) Favor 456 17.9
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,343 52.7
4) Oppose 367 14.4
5) Strongly oppose 135 5.3
TOTAL2,549100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 515 20.2
2) Favor 574 22.6
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,304 51.3
4) Oppose 108 4.2
5) Strongly oppose 43 1.7
TOTAL2,544100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would it upset you a lot, some but not a lot, or not at all if (more) Negroes moved into this neighborhood? (UPSTNGHB)
  TOTAL %
1) A lot 99 19.5
2) Some not a lot 103 20.3
3) Not at all 272 53.6
4) Not sure 33 6.5
TOTAL507100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame: Other
Sample: Non-Random
Mode: In-Person


Now, Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were black? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 213 9.1
2) Favor 428 18.4
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,185 50.8
4) Oppose 340 14.6
5) Strongly oppose 140 6
8) Dont know 19 0.8
9) No answer 7 0.3
TOTAL2,332100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 466 20
2) Favor 558 23.9
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,140 48.9
4) Oppose 107 4.6
5) Strongly oppose 36 1.5
8) Dont know 18 0.8
9) No answer 7 0.3
TOTAL2,332100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now, Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were black? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 316 9.6
2) Favor 636 19.2
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,655 50
4) Oppose 487 14.7
5) Strongly oppose 187 5.7
8) Dont know 18 0.5
9) No answer 8 0.2
TOTAL3,307100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 740 22.4
2) Favor 790 23.9
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,556 47.1
4) Oppose 140 4.2
5) Strongly oppose 44 1.3
8) Dont know 27 0.8
9) No answer 10 0.3
TOTAL3,307100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were blacks? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strong favor 109 12
2) Favor 173 19.1
3) Neither favor nor oppose 396 43.6
4) Oppose 153 16.9
5) Strongly oppose 71 7.8
8) Dont know 6 0.7
TOTAL908100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? -- Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites. (LIVEWHTS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very much favor 257 28.3
2) Somewhat favor 212 23.3
3) Neither favor nor oppose 365 40.2
4) Somewhat oppose 48 5.3
5) Very opposed 19 2.1
8) Dont know 7 0.8
TOTAL908100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? B. Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were blacks? (LIVEBLKS_1) (LVBLKS_1)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 74 10.5
2) Favor 112 15.9
3) Neither favor nor oppose 354 50.3
4) Oppose 93 13.2
5) Strongly oppose 62 8.8
8) Dont know 6 0.9
9) No answer 3 0.4
TOTAL704100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? B. Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were blacks? (LIVEBLKS_2) (LVBLKS_2)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 67 6.6
2) Favor 177 17.5
3) Neither favor nor oppose 534 52.8
4) Oppose 165 16.3
5) Strongly oppose 58 5.7
8) Dont know 3 0.3
9) No answer 7 0.7
TOTAL1,011100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? B. Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were blacks? (LIVEBLKS_3) (LVBLKS_3)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 82 9.6
2) Favor 138 16.1
3) Neither favor nor oppose 451 52.6
4) Oppose 134 15.6
5) Strongly oppose 47 5.5
8) Dont know 4 0.5
9) No answer 1 0.1
TOTAL857100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? G. Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS_1) (LVWHTS_1)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 177 25.1
2) Favor 147 20.9
3) Neither favor nor oppose 330 46.8
4) Oppose 27 3.8
5) Strongly oppose 14 2
8) Dont know 8 1.1
9) No answer 2 0.3
TOTAL705100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? G. Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS_2) (LVWHTS_2)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 205 20.3
2) Favor 227 22.4
3) Neither favor nor oppose 506 50
4) Oppose 49 4.8
5) Strongly oppose 14 1.4
8) Dont know 4 0.4
9) No answer 7 0.7
TOTAL1,012100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? G. Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS_3) (LVWHTS_3)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Strongly favor 204 23.8
2) Favor 185 21.6
3) Neither favor nor oppose 409 47.7
4) Oppose 46 5.4
5) Strongly oppose 7 0.8
8) Dont know 4 0.5
9) No answer 3 0.3
TOTAL858100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were Blacks? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 68 7.5
2) Favor 172 19
3) Neither favor nor oppose 468 51.7
4) Oppose 145 16
5) Strongly oppose 44 4.9
8) Dont know 7 0.8
9) No answer 2 0.2
TOTAL906100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? -- Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were Whites. (LIVEWHTS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very much in favor 167 18.4
2) Somewhat in favor 201 22.2
3) Neither in favor nor oppose 460 50.8
4) Somewhat oppose 52 5.7
5) Very opposed 17 1.9
8) Dont know 7 0.8
9) No answer 2 0.2
TOTAL906100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were blacks? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 195 9.8
2) Favor 337 16.9
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,015 51
4) Oppose 302 15.2
5) Strongly oppose 126 6.3
8) Dont know 11 0.6
9) No answer 6 0.3
TOTAL1,992100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very much favor 429 21.5
2) Somewhat favor 446 22.4
3) Neither favor nor oppose 972 48.8
4) Somewhat oppose 104 5.2
5) Very much oppose 24 1.2
8) Dont know 13 0.7
9) No answer 4 0.2
TOTAL1,992100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


IF R IS ANGLO, BLACK, OR HISPANIC (ETHGROUP): Imagine that you are looking for a new house, and you find one that you like much more than any other house. It has everything that youve been looking for, its close to work, and within your price range. Checking on the neighborhood, you find that the schools are of high quality, the crime rate is low, and the neighborhood is [six randomized versions, depending on Rs ethnicity (see below)]. How likely or unlikely do you think it is that you would buy this house? Do you think that youd be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to buy the house? IF R IS BLACK (ETHGROUP): The neighborhood is 10% Hispanic and 90% black. (04) (BKHISPS1)
  TOTAL %
1) Very unlikely 1 4.3
2) Somewhat unlikely 2 8.7
3) Dont know/Uncertain 2 8.7
4) Somewhat likely 9 39.1
5) Very likely 9 39.1
TOTAL23100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


IF R IS ANGLO, BLACK, OR HISPANIC (ETHGROUP): Imagine that you are looking for a new house, and you find one that you like much more than any other house. It has everything that youve been looking for, its close to work, and within your price range. Checking on the neighborhood, you find that the schools are of high quality, the crime rate is low, and the neighborhood is [six randomized versions, depending on Rs ethnicity (see below)]. How likely or unlikely do you think it is that you would buy this house? Do you think that youd be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to buy the house? IF R IS BLACK (ETHGROUP): The neighborhood is 30% Hispanic and 70% black. (BKHISPS3)
  TOTAL %
1) Very unlikely 1 5.6
3) Dont know/Uncertain 1 5.6
4) Somewhat likely 9 50
5) Very likely 7 38.9
TOTAL18100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


IF R IS ANGLO, BLACK, OR HISPANIC (ETHGROUP): Imagine that you are looking for a new house, and you find one that you like much more than any other house. It has everything that youve been looking for, its close to work, and within your price range. Checking on the neighborhood, you find that the schools are of high quality, the crime rate is low, and the neighborhood is [six randomized versions, depending on Rs ethnicity (see below)]. How likely or unlikely do you think it is that you would buy this house? Do you think that youd be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to buy the house? IF R IS BLACK (ETHGROUP): The neighborhood is 60% Hispanic and 40% black. (04) (BKHISPS6)
  TOTAL %
1) Very unlikely 2 7.7
2) Somewhat unlikely 1 3.8
3) Dont know/Uncertain 2 7.7
4) Somewhat likely 4 15.4
5) Very likely 17 65.4
TOTAL26100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


IF R IS ANGLO, BLACK, OR HISPANIC (ETHGROUP): Imagine that you are looking for a new house, and you find one that you like much more than any other house. It has everything that youve been looking for, its close to work, and within your price range. Checking on the neighborhood, you find that the schools are of high quality, the crime rate is low, and the neighborhood is [six randomized versions, depending on Rs ethnicity (see below)]. How likely or unlikely do you think it is that you would buy this house? Do you think that youd be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to buy the house? IF R IS HISPANIC (ETHGROUP): The neighborhood is 10% Black and 90% Hispanic (04) (HSBLKS1)
  TOTAL %
-1) Refused 1 4.8
2) Somewhat unlikely 2 9.5
3) Dont know/uncertain 3 14.3
4) Somewhat likely 6 28.6
5) Very likely 9 42.9
TOTAL21100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


IF R IS ANGLO, BLACK, OR HISPANIC (ETHGROUP): Imagine that you are looking for a new house, and you find one that you like much more than any other house. It has everything that youve been looking for, its close to work, and within your price range. Checking on the neighborhood, you find that the schools are of high quality, the crime rate is low, and the neighborhood is [six randomized versions, depending on Rs ethnicity (see below)]. How likely or unlikely do you think it is that you would buy this house? Do you think that youd be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to buy the house? IF R IS HISPANIC (ETHGROUP): The neighborhood is 30% Black and 70% Hispanic (04) (HSBLKS3)
  TOTAL %
1) Very unlikely 1 4.2
2) Somewhat unlikely 1 4.2
4) Somewhat likely 3 12.5
5) Very likely 19 79.2
TOTAL24100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


IF R IS ANGLO, BLACK, OR HISPANIC (ETHGROUP): Imagine that you are looking for a new house, and you find one that you like much more than any other house. It has everything that youve been looking for, its close to work, and within your price range. Checking on the neighborhood, you find that the schools are of high quality, the crime rate is low, and the neighborhood is [six randomized versions, depending on Rs ethnicity (see below)]. How likely or unlikely do you think it is that you would buy this house? Do you think that youd be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to buy the house? IF R IS HISPANIC (ETHGROUP): The neighborhood is 60% Black and 40% Hispanic (04) (HSBLKS6)
  TOTAL %
1) Very unlikely 4 13.3
2) Somewhat unlikely 2 6.7
3) Dont know/uncertain 2 6.7
4) Somewhat likely 6 20
5) Very likely 16 53.3
TOTAL30100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


IF R IS ANGLO OR BLACK (ETHGROUP): Would you personally prefer to live in a neighborhood that is all white, mostly white, mixed half and half, mostly black, or all black? (86, 91, 98, 01, 05) (OWNPREF)
  TOTAL %
-1) RF/DK 291 11.2
1) All White 318 12.2
2) Mostly White 594 22.9
3) Mixed 1,321 50.8
4) Mostly Black 46 1.8
5) All Black 29 1.1
TOTAL2,599100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were Asian Americans? (LIVEASNS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strong favor 150 10.7
2) Favor 232 16.6
3) Neither favor nor oppose 680 48.6
4) Oppose 170 12.2
5) Strongly oppose 74 5.3
8) Dont know 78 5.6
9) No answer 14 1
TOTAL1,398100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were blacks? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strong favor 258 11.1
2) Favor 366 15.7
3) Neither favor nor oppose 1,037 44.5
4) Oppose 384 16.5
5) Strongly oppose 227 9.7
8) Dont know 32 1.4
9) No answer 27 1.2
TOTAL2,331100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were Hispanic Americans? (LIVEHSPS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strong favor 138 9.9
2) Favor 235 16.8
3) Neither favor nor oppose 612 43.8
4) Oppose 266 19
5) Strongly oppose 78 5.6
8) Dont know 53 3.8
9) No answer 16 1.1
TOTAL1,398100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now Im going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed, or very much opposed to it happening? -- Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites. (LIVEWHTS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very much in favor 412 29.5
2) Somewhat favor 294 21
3) Neither favor nor oppose 537 38.4
4) Somewhat oppose 71 5.1
5) Very much oppose 23 1.6
8) Dont know 13 0.9
9) No answer 48 3.4
TOTAL1,398100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were Asian Americans? (LIVEASNS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strong favor 46 3.4
2) Favor 140 10.2
3) Neither favor nor oppose 663 48.3
4) Oppose 358 26.1
5) Strong oppose 128 9.3
8) Dont know 27 2
9) No answer 10 0.7
TOTAL1,372100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were blacks? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 67 4.9
2) Favor 148 10.8
3) Neither favor nor oppose 568 41.4
4) Oppose 391 28.5
5) Strongly oppose 179 13
8) Dont know 9 0.7
9) No answer 10 0.7
TOTAL1,372100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were Hispanic Americans? (LIVEHSPS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 52 3.8
2) Favor 131 9.5
3) Neither favor nor oppose 584 42.6
4) Oppose 402 29.3
5) Strongly oppose 168 12.2
8) Dont know 24 1.7
9) No answer 11 0.8
TOTAL1,372100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites raised in the North? (Only asked of respondents in the South Atlantic, South East Central, and South West Central regions) (LIVENO)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 38 8.3
2) Favor 93 20.3
3) Neither favor nor oppose 261 57
4) Oppose 42 9.2
5) Strongly oppose 8 1.7
8) Dont know 10 2.2
9) No answer 6 1.3
TOTAL458100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were raised in the South? (Only asked of respondents in regions other than the South Atlantic, South East Central, and South West Central regions) (LIVESO)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 45 4.9
2) Favor 146 16
3) Neither favor nor oppose 536 58.6
4) Oppose 132 14.4
5) Strongly oppose 33 3.6
8) Dont know 17 1.9
9) No answer 5 0.5
TOTAL914100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were blacks? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 90 9.3
2) Favor 150 15.5
3) Neither favor nor oppose 444 45.8
4) Oppose 173 17.9
5) Strongly oppose 86 8.9
8) Dont know 17 1.8
9) No answer 9 0.9
TOTAL969100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were blacks? (LIVEBLKS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly favor 212 11.3
2) Favor 245 13.1
3) Neither favor nor oppose 839 44.8
4) Oppose 355 19
5) Strongly oppose 182 9.7
8) Dont know 23 1.2
9) No answer 15 0.8
TOTAL1,871100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--How do you feel about having Blacks in your neighborhood? Would you like to have some Black neighbors, wouldnt it make any difference to you or would you prefer not to have any Black neighbors? (BLKNBR)
  TOTAL %
1) Like to have some 45 4.9
2) Wouldnt make any difference 572 62.4
3) Prefer not to have any 271 29.6
4) Dont know 29 3.2
TOTAL917100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


ASKED ONLY IN VERSION A SURVEY (GENERAL POPULATION)--How do you feel about having Japanese in your neighborhood? Would you like to have some Japanese neighbors, wouldnt it make any difference to you or would you prefer not to have any Japanese neighbors? (JAPNNBR)
  TOTAL %
1) Like to have some 52 5
2) Wouldnt make any difference 846 81.4
3) Prefer not to have any 101 9.7
4) Dont know 40 3.8
TOTAL1,039100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


VERSION A QUESTION (GENERAL POPULATION) ASKS--How do you feel about having Jews in your neighborhood? Would you like to have some Jewish neighbors, wouldnt it make any difference to you or would you prefer not to have any Jewish neighbors? ; VERSION B QUESTION (JEWISH ONLY) ASKS--How would the majority of non-Jews feel about having Jews in their neighborhood? Do you think they would like to have some Jews, wouldnt it make any difference to them or would they prefer not to have any Jewish neighbors? (JEWNBR)
  TOTAL %
1) Like to have some 79 6.5
2) Wouldnt make any difference 997 82.1
3) Prefer not to have any 99 8.2
4) Dont know 39 3.2
TOTAL1,214100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


A white homeowner decides to move out of the neighborhood, because she has noticed several racial minorities moving into the neighborhood. Even though she does get along with non-whites, she is afraid that the value of her home will decrease. Is her decision to move prejudice? (HOMEOWN1)
  TOTAL %
0) Refused 1,441 56.5
1) Yes 732 28.7
2) No 336 13.2
99) Dont know 40 1.6
TOTAL2,549100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


A white homeowner decides to move out of the neighborhood, because she has noticed several racial minorities moving into the neighborhood. Even though she does get along with non-whites, she is afraid that the value of her home will decrease. Is her decision to move racist? (HOMEOWN2)
  TOTAL %
0) Refused 1,441 56.6
1) Yes 574 22.5
2) No 473 18.6
99) Dont know 60 2.4
TOTAL2,548100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Given a house that you very much like, would you prefer this house to be in a neighborhood that is (a) 25% [respondents race] and 75% [rotate Asian, black, Hispanic, white (not respondents own race)] or (b) one that is 25% each [respondents race] [each of the three racial groups respondent is not]? (PREFER)
  TOTAL %
0) Refused 0 0
1) 25 and 75 percent 575 22.7
2) No preference 694 27.3
3) 25 percent each 1,203 47.4
99) Dont know 66 2.6
TOTAL2,538100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Randomization for PREFER (neighborhood racial composition) (RANDOM12)
  TOTAL %
1) White 649 25.3
2) Black 638 24.9
3) Hispanic 630 24.6
4) Asian 641 25
5) American Indian 3 0.1
TOTAL2,561100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Randomization for BUYHOME part B2 (neighborhood racial composition) (RANDOM7)
  TOTAL %
1) White 653 25.5
2) Black 642 25.1
3) Hispanic 638 24.9
4) Asian 628 24.5
TOTAL2,561100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


How much do you agree with the following? - Id approve of having families from Asian countries come to live in my neighborhood. (MEASIAN5)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly agree 268 22.3
2) Agree 750 62.4
3) Disagree 137 11.4
4) Strongly disagree 42 3.5
8) Undecided 2 0.2
9) Varied 2 0.2
TOTAL1,201100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Canadian Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Other
Mode: Mailed


How much do you agree with the following? - Id approve of having families from Asian countries come to live in my neighborhood. (MEASIAN5)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly agree 48 12.5
2) Agree 292 75.8
3) Disagree 37 9.6
4) Strongly disagree 6 1.6
9) Varied 2 0.5
TOTAL385100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Canadian Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Other
Mode: Mailed


How much do you agree with the following? - Id approve of having families from Asian countries come to live in my neighborhood. (MEASIAN5)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly agree 29 10.9
2) Agree 208 77.9
3) Disagree 24 9
4) Strongly disagree 5 1.9
9) Varied 1 0.4
TOTAL267100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Canadian Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Other
Mode: Mailed


How much do you agree with the following? - Id approve of having families from Asian countries come to live in my neighborhood. (MEASIAN5)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly agree 49 11.7
2) Agree 319 76.1
3) Disagree 37 8.8
4) Strongly disagree 13 3.1
9) Varied 1 0.2
TOTAL419100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Canadian Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Other
Mode: Mailed


How much do you agree with the following? - Id approve of having families from Asian countries come to live in my neighborhood. (MEASIAN5)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly agree 84 13.4
2) Agree 471 74.9
3) Disagree 56 8.9
4) Strongly disagree 16 2.5
9) Varied 2 0.3
TOTAL629100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Canadian Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Other
Mode: Mailed


Q49b. How many people in your neighborhood are black or African American? (NGHBBLK)
  TOTAL %
0) None 202 16.1
1) A few 569 45.4
2) Some 335 26.7
3) About half 71 5.7
4) Most 59 4.7
5) All 17 1.4
TOTAL1,253100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Q49c. How many people in your neighborhood are Hispanic or Latino? (NGHBHISP)
  TOTAL %
0) None 219 18
1) A few 543 44.7
2) Some 350 28.8
3) About half 63 5.2
4) Most 33 2.7
5) All 6 0.5
TOTAL1,214100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Q49a. How many people in your neighborhood are white, non-Hispanic? (NGHBWHT)
  TOTAL %
0) None 87 5.4
1) A few 70 4.3
2) Some 111 6.9
3) About half 184 11.4
4) Most 846 52.2
5) All 322 19.9
TOTAL1,620100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Are there any whites/blacks [opposite race] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 3,372 68.8
2) No 1,345 27.4
8) Dont know 177 3.6
9) No answer 7 0.1
TOTAL4,901100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Are there any whites/blacks [opposite race] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 3,397 70.5
2) No 1,261 26.2
8) Dont know 159 3.3
9) No answer 3 0.1
TOTAL4,820100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Are there any whites/blacks [opposite race] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 3,397 72.9
2) No 1,261 27.1
TOTAL4,658100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Are there any whites/blacks [opposite race] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 3,397 70.5
2) No 1,261 26.2
8) Dont know 159 3.3
9) No answer 3 0.1
TOTAL4,820100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Are there any whites/blacks [opposite race] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 2,711 70.6
2) No 970 25.2
8) Dont know 158 4.1
9) No answer 3 0.1
TOTAL3,842100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Are there any whites/blacks [opposite race] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 2,711 73.6
2) No 970 26.4
TOTAL3,681100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Are there any Whites/Blacks/African-Americans living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 2,406 67.6
2) No 1,010 28.4
8) Dont know 143 4
TOTAL3,559100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Are there any whites/blacks [opposite race] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 3,372 68.8
2) No 1,345 27.4
8) Dont know 177 3.6
9) No answer 7 0.1
TOTAL4,901100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Before 1978 Asked Non-Blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: Are there any [(Negroes/ Blacks/African-Americans)/Whites] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 933 68.1
2) No 365 26.6
8) Dont know 49 3.6
9) No answer 23 1.7
TOTAL1,370100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Is this neighborhood you live in all white, mostly white, about half and half, mostly black, or all black? (see ARDA summary page for previous question wordings) (VCF0860)
  TOTAL %
0) NA 0 0
1) All white 5,464 61.7
2) Mostly white 2,106 23.8
3) About half and half 510 5.8
4) Mostly Negro/black 453 5.1
5) All Negro/black 271 3.1
8) DK 49 0.6
TOTAL8,853100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


Q49d. How many people in your neighborhood are Asian? (NGHBASN)
  TOTAL %
0) None 225 23.3
1) A few 525 54.3
2) Some 201 20.8
3) About half 8 0.8
4) Most 6 0.6
5) All 2 0.2
TOTAL967100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Q49b. How many people in your neighborhood are black or African American? (NGHBBLK)
  TOTAL %
0) None 202 16.1
1) A few 569 45.4
2) Some 335 26.7
3) About half 71 5.7
4) Most 59 4.7
5) All 17 1.4
TOTAL1,253100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Q49c. How many people in your neighborhood are Hispanic or Latino? (NGHBHISP)
  TOTAL %
0) None 219 18
1) A few 543 44.7
2) Some 350 28.8
3) About half 63 5.2
4) Most 33 2.7
5) All 6 0.5
TOTAL1,214100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Q49a. How many people in your neighborhood are white, non-Hispanic? (NGHBWHT)
  TOTAL %
0) None 87 5.4
1) A few 70 4.3
2) Some 111 6.9
3) About half 184 11.4
4) Most 846 52.2
5) All 322 19.9
TOTAL1,620100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Are there any African Americans living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE_1) (RACLIV_1)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 702 65.5
2) No 345 32.2
8) Dont know 23 2.1
9) No answer 2 0.2
TOTAL1,072100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Are there any African Americans living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE_2) (RACLIV_2)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Yes 1,033 67.3
2) No 447 29.1
8) Dont know 56 3.6
TOTAL1,536100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Are there any African Americans living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE_3) (RACLIV_3)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Yes 875 67.7
2) No 362 28
8) Dont know 51 3.9
9) No answer 4 0.3
TOTAL1,292100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


<1978 Asked Non-Blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: Are there any [(Negroes/ Blacks/African-Americans)/Whites] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 853 63.7
2) No 431 32.2
8) Dont know 55 4.1
9) No answer 1 0.1
TOTAL1,340100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


How many of the people you are acquainted with through your neighborhood are Asian or Asian-American? (ACQNHASN)
  TOTAL %
1) 0 345 67.9
2) 1 40 7.9
3) 2-5 58 11.4
4) 6-10 9 1.8
5) More than 10 13 2.6
8) Dont know 38 7.5
9) No answer 5 1
TOTAL508100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


How many of the people you are acquainted with through your neighborhood are Black or African-American? (ACQNHBLK)
  TOTAL %
1) 0 237 46.7
2) 1 50 9.8
3) 2-5 98 19.3
4) 6-10 29 5.7
5) More than 10 61 12
8) Dont know 28 5.5
9) No answer 5 1
TOTAL508100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


How many of the people you are acquainted with through your neighborhood are Hispanic? (ACQNHHSP)
  TOTAL %
1) 0 289 56.9
2) 1 38 7.5
3) 2-5 93 18.3
4) 6-10 19 3.7
5) More than 10 32 6.3
8) Dont know 31 6.1
9) No answer 6 1.2
TOTAL508100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


How many of the people you are acquainted with through your neighborhood are white? (ACQNHWHT)
  TOTAL %
1) 0 48 9.4
2) 1 18 3.5
3) 2-5 67 13.2
4) 6-10 48 9.4
5) More than 10 303 59.6
8) Dont know 19 3.7
9) No answer 5 1
TOTAL508100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Before 1978 asked of non-Blacks only, 1978 and later all asked about opposite race: Are there any [(Negroes/ Blacks/African-Americans)/Whites] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 1,973 65.9
2) No 927 31
8) Dont know 91 3
9) No answer 1 0
TOTAL2,992100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Is the neighborhood you live in all white, mostly white, mixed half and half, mostly black, or all black? (91) (OWNAREA1)
  TOTAL %
-1) RF/DK 7 1.1
1) All white 46 6.9
2) Mostly white 278 41.7
3) Mixed half and half 250 37.5
4) Mostly black 42 6.3
5) All black 10 1.5
7) Other response (Vol.) 33 5
TOTAL666100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Is the neighborhood you live in all [Rs ethnicity], mostly [Rs ethnicity], half [Rs ethnicity], or mostly non-[Rs ethnicity]? (97, 99, 02, 04) (OWNAREA2)
  TOTAL %
-1) RF/DK 60 2.4
1) Mostly non-(Rs ethnicity) 372 14.8
2) About half (Rs ethnicity) 846 33.7
3) Mostly (Rs ethnicity) 963 38.3
4) All (Rs ethnicity) 273 10.9
TOTAL2,514100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


<1978 Asked Non-Blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: Are there any [(Negroes/ Blacks/African-Americans)/Whites] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 1,791 63.6
2) No 831 29.5
8) Dont know 150 5.3
9) No answer 45 1.6
TOTAL2,817100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Before 1978 asked non-Blacks only, 1978 and later all asked about opposite race: Are there any [(Negroes/Blacks/African Americans)/Whites] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 743 54.2
2) No 550 40.1
8) Dont know 75 5.5
9) No answer 4 0.3
TOTAL1,372100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Before 1978 asked non-Blacks only, 1978 and later all asked about opposite race: Are there any [(Negroes/Blacks/African Americans)/Whites] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 1,771 61
2) No 949 32.7
8) Dont know 158 5.4
9) No answer 26 0.9
TOTAL2,904100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


<1978 Asked Non-Blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: Are there any [(Negroes/ Blacks/African-Americans)/Whites] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 790 53.3
2) No 619 41.8
8) Dont know 67 4.5
9) No answer 5 0.3
TOTAL1,481100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Are there any (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 788 51.9
2) No 648 42.7
8) Dont know 66 4.4
9) No answer 15 1
TOTAL1,517100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


How would you describe the racial/ethnic groups in your neighborhood? (HOODRACE)
  TOTAL %
1) Predominately/only White 222 33
2) Mostly White with a few minorities 343 51
3) About half White and half African American or Hispanic 69 10.3
4) Mostly African American or Hispanic 26 3.9
5) Other specify 12 1.8
TOTAL672100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Non-Random
Mode: Mailed


Before 1978 Asked non-blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: Are there any [(Negroes/ Blacks/African-Americans)/Whites] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 1,749 61.8
2) No 887 31.3
8) Dont know 141 5
9) No answer 55 1.9
TOTAL2,832100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: Are there any (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 580 42.3
2) No 737 53.8
8) Dont know 50 3.6
9) No answer 3 0.2
TOTAL1,370100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


ASKED IN TERMS OF OPPOSITE RACE: If there are any [(Negro/Black/African-American)/White] families living in this neighborhood now, are there any [(Negro/Black/African-American)/White] families living close to you? (RACCLOS)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 495 73.1
2) No 178 26.3
8) Dont know 1 0.1
9) No answer 3 0.4
TOTAL677100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


ASKED IN TERMS OF OPPOSITE RACE: If there are any [(Negro/Black/African-American)/White] families living in this neighborhood now, how many blocks (or miles) away do they--[the (Negro/Black/African-American)/white] families who live closest to you--live? (RACDIS)
  TOTAL %
1) On this block, a few doors/houses away 311 45.9
2) One to three blocks away, under one-quarter mile 223 32.9
3) Four to eight blocks away, one-quarter to one mile 103 15.2
4) Over eight blocks away, over one mile 26 3.8
8) Dont know 6 0.9
9) No answer 8 1.2
TOTAL677100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


ASKED IN TERMS OF OPPOSITE RACE: Are there any [(Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans)/Whites] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 675 46
2) No 737 50.2
8) Dont know 54 3.7
9) No answer 2 0.1
TOTAL1,468100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Are there any (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 745 48.6
2) No 731 47.7
8) Dont know 54 3.5
9) No answer 2 0.1
TOTAL1,532100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Before 1978 asked non-Blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: Are there any [(Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans)/Whites] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 1,820 60.8
2) No 1,014 33.9
8) Dont know 143 4.8
9) No answer 15 0.5
TOTAL2,992100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


(Asked about opposite race) Are there any [(Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans)/Whites] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 955 59.5
2) No 562 35
8) Dont know 79 4.9
9) No answer 10 0.6
TOTAL1,606100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you think this neighborhood will become all (Negro/Black/African-American) in the next few years, or will it remain integrated? (RACINTEG)
  TOTAL %
1) All Negro/Black 45 6
2) Remain integrated 661 88.5
8) Dont know 27 3.6
9) No answer 14 1.9
TOTAL747100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you think this neighborhood will become all (Negro/ Black/ African-American) in the next few years, or will it remain integrated? (RACINTEG)
  TOTAL %
1) All Negro/Black 44 5.5
2) Remain integrated 713 89.7
8) Dont know 19 2.4
9) No answer 19 2.4
TOTAL795100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you think this neighborhood will become all (Negro/ Black/ African-American) in the next few years, or will it remain integrated? (RACINTEG)
  TOTAL %
1) All Negro/Black 43 5.4
2) Remain integrated 718 89.4
8) Dont know 21 2.6
9) No answer 21 2.6
TOTAL803100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: If yes to RACLIVE: Do you think this neighborhood will become all (Negro/Black/African-American) in the next few years, or will it remain integrated? (RACINTEG)
  TOTAL %
1) All Negro/Black/African-American 37 6.3
2) Remain integrated 521 89.4
8) Dont know 17 2.9
9) No answer 8 1.4
TOTAL583100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


ASKED IN TERMS OF OPPOSITE RACE: If there are any [(Negro/Black/African-American)/White] families living in this neighborhood now: Do you think this neighborhood will become all (Negro/Black/African-American) in the next few years, or will it remain integrated? (RACINTEG)
  TOTAL %
1) All Negro/Black 42 6.2
2) Remain integrated 597 88.2
8) Dont know 26 3.8
9) No answer 12 1.8
TOTAL677100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


If yes to RACLIVE: Do you think this neighborhood will become all (Negro/Black/African-American) in the next few years, or will it remain integrated? (RACINTEG)
  TOTAL %
1) All Negro/Black/African-American 47 6.3
2) Remain integrated 660 88.4
8) Dont know 19 2.5
9) No answer 21 2.8
TOTAL747100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you think this neighborhood will become all (Negro/Black/African-American) in the next few years, or will it remain integrated? (RACINTEG)
  TOTAL %
1) All Negro/Black 28 6.2
2) Remain integrated 395 87.6
8) Dont know 20 4.4
9) No answer 8 1.8
TOTAL451100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you think this neighborhood will become all (Negro/Black/African-American) in the next few years, or will it remain integrated? (RACINTEG)
  TOTAL %
1) All Negro/Black 40 4.1
2) Remain integrated 883 91.5
8) Dont know 26 2.7
9) No answer 16 1.7
TOTAL965100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


SubCategories [ Back to Top ]
Allow Housing Discrimination?: This question type asks the respondent if housing discrimination based on race/ethnicity is acceptable.
Composition Preference: This question type asks the respondent about the preferred racial composition of his/her neighborhood.
Current Composition: This question type asks the respondent about the current racial/ethnic composition of the neighborhood.
Future Composition: This question type asks the respondent perceptions of the future racial/ethnic composition of his/her neighborhood.

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