Archive for the ‘Washington State’ Category.

Participated in school group: Washington Civic Engagement

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Seattle-Tacoma Metro residents were no more likely to have participated in a school group than residents of the State of Washington.

Washington is the entire state of Washington. The sample consisted of 1,238 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.
Seattle includes the standard Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area. The sample consisted of 608 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

2010 Census: King Co. WA Hispanic Population Pct.

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WA Census 2010 Population – Hispanic – KC

The data are mapped at the census block level, the smallest geography available.

The distribution of the Hispanic population is concentrated in southern King County, but is spread throughout the county.

Source: Census Bureau.

Showed support for candidate: Washington Civic Engagement

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Seattle-Tacoma Metro residents were no more likely to have showed support for a candidate than residents of the State of Washington.

Washington is the entire state of Washington. The sample consisted of 1,238 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.
Seattle includes the standard Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area. The sample consisted of 608 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

2010 Census: King Co. WA African-American Population Distribution

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WA Census 2010 Population – Black – KC

The data are mapped at the census block level, the smallest geography available.

The African-American population is highest in southern Seattle and in southwest King County.

Source: Census Bureau.

March, rally, or protest: Washington Civic Engagement

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There is no significant difference between the likelihood to march, rally or protest between the Seattle-Tacoma metro and the rest of the State of  Washington.

Washington is the entire state of Washington. The sample consisted of 1,238 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.
Seattle includes the standard Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area. The sample consisted of 608 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

2010 Census: King Co. WA White Non-Hispanic Population Pct.

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WA Census 2010 Population – White – KC

The data are mapped at the census block level, the smallest geography available.

The distribution of White Non-Hispanic persons is relatively higher in certain neighborhoods of Seattle and in the eastern portions of the county.

Source: Census Bureau.

Bought, boycotted a product: Washington Civic Engagement

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Neither Seattle-Tacoma nor State of Washington residents are more likely to have bought or boycotted a product for political reasons.

Washington is the entire state of Washington. The sample consisted of 1,238 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.
Seattle includes the standard Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area. The sample consisted of 608 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

Attended a meeting, politics: Washington Civic Engagement

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There is no real difference between the likelihood to attend public meetings in the Seattle-Tacoma metro area and Washington state as a whole.

Washington is the entire state of Washington. The sample consisted of 1,238 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.
Seattle includes the standard Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area. The sample consisted of 608 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

Contacted, visited public official: Washington Civic Engagement

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Rates of contacting public officials is roughly constant across the state.

Question: I am going to read a list of things some people have done to express their views.  Please tell me whether or not you have done any of the following in the last 12 months, that is between November 2007 and now: Contacted or visited a public official -at any level of government – to express your opinion?

Washington is the entire state of Washington. The sample consisted of 1,238 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.
Seattle includes the standard Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area. The sample consisted of 608 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

You and neighbors do favors: Washington Civic Engagement

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Seattle-Tacoma residents and those living in the rest of Washington do favors for neighbors at an equal frequency.

Washington is the entire state of Washington. The sample consisted of 1,238 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.
Seattle includes the standard Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area. The sample consisted of 608 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.