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					                                                               Equity : Gini Index for Major Metro Areas 20
                                                               • In 2009, the Detroit CSA ranked 39th of 54 metro areas f

                                                                Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1




Metro Area                                                         Gini Index in 2008   Rank in 2008   Gini Index in 2009
Albany-Schenectady-Amsterdam, NY                                           0.42               2               0.444
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Gainesville, GA-AL                                  0.455              30               0.458
Austin-Round Rock, TX                                                     0.463              43               0.447
Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman, AL                                             0.474              49               0.475
Boston-Worcester-Manchester, MA-RI-NH                                     0.463              43               0.462
Buffalo-Niagara-Cattaraugus, NY                                           0.445              19               0.458
Charlotte-Gastonia-Salisbury, NC-SC                                       0.458              34               0.474
Chicago-Naperville-Michigan City, IL-IN-WI                                0.467              46               0.469
Cincinnati-Middletown-Wilmington, OH-KY-IN                                0.445              19               0.453
Cleveland-Akron-Elyria, OH                                                0.467              46               0.465
Columbus-Marion-Chillicothe, OH                                           0.451              25                0.45
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX                                                     0.463              43               0.465
Dayton-Springfield-Greenville, OH                                         0.433               9               0.445
Denver-Aurora-Boulder, CO                                                 0.462              38               0.456
Detroit-Warren-Flint, MI                                                  0.456              31                0.46
Fresno-Madera, CA                                                         0.468              47               0.454
Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland, MI                                         0.434              10               0.426
Greensboro--Winston-Salem--High Point, NC                                 0.458              34               0.459
Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, SC                                       0.454              26               0.455
Hartford-West Hartford-Willimantic, CT                                    0.446              20               0.446
Houston-Baytown-Huntsville, TX                                            0.473              48               0.478
Indianapolis-Anderson-Columbus, IN                                        0.448              23               0.447
Jacksonville, FL                                                           0.44              15               0.448
Kansas City-Overland Park-Kansas City, MO-KS                              0.432               7               0.439
Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette, TN                                     0.462              38                0.46
Las Vegas-Paradise-Pahrump, NV                                            0.429               5               0.431
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, CA                                      0.479              51                0.47
Louisville-Jefferson County--Elizabethtown-Scottsburg, KY-IN              0.439              13               0.449
Memphis, TN-MS-AR                                                         0.485              52               0.469
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL                                   0.502              53               0.494
Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha, WI                                              0.44              15               0.451
Minneapolis-St. Paul-St. Cloud, MN-WI                                     0.441              16               0.434
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Columbia, TN                            0.458              34               0.448
New Orleans-Metairie-Bogalusa, LA                                         0.475              50               0.479
New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA                                   0.503              54               0.502
Oklahoma City-Shawnee, OK                                                 0.455              30               0.459
Orlando-Deltona-Daytona Beach, FL                                         0.436              11               0.448
Philadelphia-Camden-Vineland, PA-NJ-DE-MD                                 0.463              43               0.467
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ                                               0.448              23               0.446
Pittsburgh-New Castle, PA                                                 0.461              36               0.456
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA                                       0.433               9               0.435
Raleigh-Durham-Cary, NC                                                   0.455              30               0.443
Richmond, VA                                                              0.447              21                0.44
Rochester-Batavia-Seneca Falls, NY                                         0.43               6               0.436
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Yuba City, CA-NV                                0.424               3               0.435
Salt Lake City-Ogden-Clearfield, UT                   0.408    1   0.412
San Antonio, TX                                       0.463   43   0.461
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA                     0.455   30    0.45
San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA                    0.467   46   0.462
Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia, WA                            0.438   12   0.434
St. Louis-St. Charles-Farmington, MO-IL               0.449   24   0.452
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL                   0.459   35   0.459
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC            0.425    4    0.42
Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia, DC-MD-VA-WV   0.442   17   0.444
jor Metro Areas 2008 - 2009
39th of 54 metro areas for the lowest Gini Index.

munity Survey 1-Year Estimates




              Rank in 2009
                   14
                   34
                   19
                   50
                   42
                   34
                   49
                   47
                   28
                   44
                   25
                   44
                   15
                   32
                   39
                   29
                    3
                   37
                   30
                   17
                   51
                   19
                   22
                   10
                   39
                    4
                   48
                   23
                   47
                   53
                   26
                    6
                   22
                   52
                   54
                   37
                   22
                   45
                   17
                   32
                    8
                   12
                   11
                    9
                    8
 1
40
25
42
 6
27
37
 2
14
Data was Gathered & Prepared by Data Driven Detroit - www.datadrivendetroit.org


Primary Source of Data:
U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates


Geography of Data:
CSA/CBSA




Notes:
The Gini index is a measure of the equality of income distribution in a region. Numbers closer to zero represent greater equality, and numbers closer to one represent greate
ers closer to one represent greater inequality.

				
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