Eric Fischer maps the top 40 US cities by race, using 2000 census data. Each color-coded dot represents 25 people: Red is White, Blue is Black, Green is Asian, and Orange is Hispanic. The maps are oddly pretty, and revealing.
Here’s New York:
Yes, most American cities have pretty sharp lines between the colours. But not all. Can you guess this one:
It’s the only city over a million that is one-third white, one-third Hispanic, one-third Asian.
It’s San Jose and Silicon Valley.
For the 40 largest American cities, go here. I’d love to see the Canadian equivalents.
And thanks to Gladys We.Read more »