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Crime and Neighborhoods

NCJ Number
147005
Author(s)
C J DeFrances; S K Smith
Date Published
June 1994
Length
2 pages
Annotation
According to the American Housing Survey, the percentage of U.S. households identifying crime as a neighborhood problem increased from 5 to 7 percent between 1985 and 1991.
Abstract

This brief uses data from a variety of sources to compare victimization levels and perceptions of neighborhood crime for the Nation's households. It also compares racial and residential subgroups in the population over a number of years.
 

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