PROBABLE CAUSE IN DISCRIMINATION ALLEGATIONS

Benchmark Analysis

DC Office of Human Rights

 

: information not available or provided

Jurisdiction or Human Rights Office

Percentage of Probable Cause

Percentage of No Probable Cause

Percentage of Administrative

Dismissals

Percentage of Settlements and Conciliations

Office of Human Rights for the District of Columbia

 

 

 

 

2004

2%

56%

12%

30%

2006

4%

55%

17%

24%

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

 

 

 

 

2004

5%

62%

18%

15%

2005

6%

62%

16%

16%

2006

5%

61%

17%

17%

New York City Commission on Human Rights

 

 

 

 

2004

6%

41%

33%

20%

2005

8%

48%

27%

17%

2006

4%

46%

29%

21%

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

 

 

 

 

2004

*6.1%/15.9%[1]

 

 

 

2005

*6.1%/13.9%

 

 

 

2006

*8.1%/18.9%

 

 

 

Tennessee Human Rights Commission

 

 

 

 

2004

1%

80%

13%

6%

2005

1%

81%

13%

5%

Texas Workforce Commission, Civil Rights Division

 

 

 

 

2005

0%

64%

31%

5%

City of Chicago Commission on Human Relations

 

 

 

 

2006

12%

35%

25%

28%

City of Tucson, Arizona[2]

 

 

 

 

2006

11%

66%

11%

11%

Kansas Human Rights Commission

 

 

 

 

2005

3%[3]

59%

25%

13%

 


 

APPENDIX A[4]

 

 

7/1/2005
population
estimate

4/1/2000
census
population

4/1/1990
census
population

Numeric
population
change
19902000

Percent
population
change
19902000

Size rank
1990

Size rank
2000

Size rank
2005

New York, N.Y.

8,143,197

8,008,278

7,322,564

685,714

9.4

1

1

1

Los Angeles, Calif.

3,844,829

3,694,820

3,485,398

209,422

6.0

2

2

2

Chicago, Ill.

2,842,518

2,896,016

2,783,726

112,290

4.0

3

3

3

Houston, Tex.

2,016,582

1,953,631

1,630,553

323,078

19.8

4

4

4

Philadelphia, Pa.

1,463,281

1,517,550

1,585,577

68,027

4.3

5

5

5

Phoenix, Ariz.

1,461,575

1,321,045

983,403

337,642

34.3

10

6

6

San Antonio, Tex.

1,256,509

1,144,646

935,933

208,713

22.3

9

9

7

San Diego, Calif.

1,255,540

1,223,400

1,110,549

112,851

10.2

6

7

8

Dallas, Tex.

1,213,825

1,188,580

1,006,877

181,703

18.0

8

8

9

San Jose, Calif.

912,332

894,943

782,248

112,695

14.4

11

11

10

Detroit, Mich.

886,671

951,270

1,027,974

76,704

7.5

7

10

11

Indianapolis, Ind.

784,118

781,870

741,952

49,974

6.7

13

12

12

Jacksonville, Fla.

782,623

735,617

635,230

100,387

15.8

15

14

13

San Francisco, Calif.

739,426

776,733

723,959

52,774

7.3

14

13

14

Columbus, Ohio

730,657

711,470

632,910

78,560

12.4

16

15

15

Austin, Tex.

690,252

656,562

465,622

190,940

41.0

25

16

16

Memphis, Tenn.

672,277

650,100

610,337

39,763

6.5

18

18

17

Baltimore, Md.

635,815

651,154

736,014

84,860

11.5

12

17

18

Fort Worth, Tex.

624,067

534,694

447,619

87,075

19.5

29

27

19

Charlotte, N.C.

610,949

540,828

395,934

144,894

36.6

33

26

20

El Paso, Tex.

598,590

563,662

515,342

48,320

9.4

22

23

21

Milwaukee, Wis.

578,887

596,974

628,088

31,114

5.0

17

19

22

Seattle, Wash.

573,911

563,374

516,259

47,115

9.1

21

24

23

Boston, Mass.

559,034

589,141

574,283

14,858

2.6

20

20

24

Denver, Colo.

557,917

554,636

467,610

87,026

18.6

28

25

25

Louisville-Jefferson County, Ky.1

556,429

256,231

269,063

12,832

4.8

58

67

26

Washington, DC

550,521

572,059

606,900

34,841

5.7

19

21

27

Nashville-Davidson, Tenn.2

549,110

545,524

510,784

59,107

11.6

26

22

28

Las Vegas, Nev.

545,147

478,434

258,295

220,139

85.2

63

32

29

Portland, Ore.

533,427

529,121

437,319

91,802

21.0

27

28

30

Oklahoma City, Okla.

531,324

506,132

444,719

61,413

13.8

30

29

31

Tucson, Ariz.

515,526

486,699

405,390

81,309

20.1

34

30

32

Albuquerque, N.M.

494,236

448,607

384,736

63,871

16.6

40

35

33

Long Beach, Calif.

474,014

461,522

429,433

32,089

7.5

32

34

34

Atlanta, Ga.

470,688

416,474

394,017

22,457

5.7

38

39

35

Fresno, Calif.

461,116

427,652

354,202

73,450

20.7

48

37

36

Sacramento, Calif.

456,441

407,018

369,365

37,653

10.2

37

40

37

New Orleans, La.

454,863

484,674

496,938

12,264

2.5

24

31

38

Cleveland, Ohio

452,208

478,403

505,616

27,213

5.4

23

33

39

Kansas City, Mo.

444,965

441,545

435,146

6,399

1.5

31

36

40

Mesa, Ariz.

442,780

396,375

288,091

108,284

37.6

53

42

41

Virginia Beach, Va.

438,415

425,257

393,069

32,188

8.2

39

38

42

Omaha, Nebr.

414,521

390,007

335,795

54,212

16.1

47

44

43

Oakland, Calif.

395,274

399,484

372,242

27,242

7.3

35

41

44

Miami, Fla.

386,417

362,470

358,548

3,922

1.1

46

47

45

Tulsa, Okla.

382,457

393,049

367,302

25,747

7.0

44

43

46

Honolulu CDP,3 Hawaii

377,379

371,657

365,272

6,385

1.7

41

46

47

Minneapolis, Minn.

372,811

382,618

368,383

14,235

3.9

43

45

48

Colorado Springs, Colo.

369,815

360,890

281,140

79,750

28.4

54

48

49

Arlington, Tex.

362,805

332,969

261,721

71,248

27.2

62

54

50

1. Louisville and Jefferson County merged in Jan. 2003. Figures prior to 2003 are for Louisville city only.

2. Nashville-Davidson city is consolidated with Davidson County.

 



[1] The higher rate represents Massachusetts new pc compilation: PC Rate=PC divided by the lack of Probable Cause

[2] For 2006, Tucson had one (1) administrative closure, one (1) settlement, one (1) cause finding and one no cause finding.

[3] Based on numbers furnished of resolved cases with recovery-at conciliation and pre-hearing settlement.

[4] www.infoplease.com - includes census information.