Lecture_20___urbanization

Lecture_20___urbanization - November 12, 2008 Urbanization:...

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November 12, 2008 Urbanization: Spatial Redistribution of Population to Urban Areas
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Population Redistribution Due to differential population growth (reflecting differential NI and/or NM) typically, due to differential urban growth (or growth in large places)– urbanization Urbanization : Growth in number of urban places and growth in people living in them To be distinguished from urbanism
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How do we measure urbanization? Start with basic Census Geography Used to tabulating population size and characteristics Often based on function or morphology
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Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Areas Metropolitan Areas Central Cities Urbanized Areas Census Tracts
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40 miles across
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Metro vs. Urban Nonmetro vs. Rural?
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Nonmetropolitan Areas Micropolitan Counties Noncore Counties
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Measuring Urbanization or Population Redistribution Urbanization and Pace in Urbanization (Growth) Redistribution of Population The Concentration or Dispersion of Population: Hoover Index and Gini
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2009 for the course PAM 2030 taught by Professor Lichler during the Fall '08 term at Cornell.

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Lecture_20___urbanization - November 12, 2008 Urbanization:...

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