Tag Archives: Ethnicity

The Changing face of America

Policylink is a US research institute with an aim ‘to advance economic and social equity’. Its latest publication, Prosperity 2050, explores changes in the racial make-up of the nation and how current inequalities will impact economic growth, To put his … Continue reading

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Race and Ethniciy in Chicago

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned Eric Fischer’s beautiful race / ethnicity maps of American cities. Instead of using stark boundaries, racial groups are represented by coloured dots. The visualization technique was first used in this context by Bill … Continue reading

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Race and ethnicity 2010, US census mapped

Eric Fischer has updated his superb maps of ethnicity based on the newly released 2010 US census block results. These pointillist images, covering more than a hundred cities, depict every 25 residents as a single dot. Each coloured according to … Continue reading

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Interactive U.S. census map

The New York Times has published an amazingly detailed interactive 2010 U.S. census map. The application lets you explore information about population growth and densities, ethnic concentrations and housing development patterns in a series of choropleth maps. Depending on the … Continue reading

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