Table 1. Profile of geo-ethnic samples.

Area:

Greater Koreatown

Greater Monterey Park/ Alhambra

East LA

Southeast

Pico Union

Glendale

Glendale

Glendale

Westside

South Pasadena

Greater Crenshaw

Ethnicity

Korean

Chinese

Hispanic (largely Mexican)

Hispanic (largely Mexican)

Hispanic (largely Central American, Mexican)

Hispanic

Armenian

Anglos

Anglos (largely Jewish)

Anglos (largely Protestant)

African American

Data Collected

1998

1999

1998

2002

2002

2001

2001

2001

1998

1998

1998

Sample Size:

N= 238

N=321

N=250

N=438

N=301

N=151

N=211

N=189

N=250

N=251

N=252

% 1st/2nd Gen. Immigrants

98.3

95.1

75.7

91.8

94.3

84.9

95.7

24.6

30.5

16.8

21.8

Median Age

35

41

34

35

35

34

40

48

47

45

42

Percent Female

52

51

60

52.5

48.7

59.6

58.8

57.1

55

57

60

Household Income (Median $)

35,000

30,950

27,500

27,500

20,000

40,000

27,500

52,500

72,000

61,000

42,000

%<=$35,000

59

57

81

73.7

83.1

38.4

51.6

22.8

11

17

47

%>=$75,000

9

12

2

3.6

3.3

17.2

10.4

33.3

52

38

16

Level of Education

                     

%<=High School

34

40

75

75

80

43

41

16

8

8

28

%>=College

53

41

8

8

7

27

40

51

69

66

37

From “Comparing the Communication Ecologies of Geo-Ethnic Communities: How People Stay on Top of their Community” by Wilkin, Ball-Rokeach, Matsaganis, and Cheong.