Principal Investigator(s): Milder, N. David
This data collection was designed to address problems of crime as a barrier to the economic health of three outlying commercial centers of New York City: Brooklyn, Fordham Road in the Bronx, and Jamaica Center in Queens. Included in the survey are variables concerning the respondent's age, race, gender, family income, length of residence, and personal victimization experience. Also included are variables pertaining to perceptions of safety, physical disorder in the area, and source of information about crime in the commercial center.
These data are freely available.
Milder, N. David. DOWNTOWN SAFETY, SECURITY, AND DEVELOPMENT IN NEW YORK CITY, 1984. New York, NY: Regional Plan Association [producer], 1985. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1990. doi:10.3886/ICPSR09326.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09326.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (84-IJ-CX-0006, and 85-IJ-CX-0070)
Scope of Study
Date of Collection:
Universe: All residents in New York City commercial districts of downtown Brooklyn, Fordham Road in the Bronx, and Jamaica Center in Queens.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: A random sample of residents living in the three areas was systematically selected from the telephone directory.
Original ICPSR Release: 1990-05-01
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