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Maps: How segregated is your city?

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Posted at 12:31 PM, Aug 27, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-27 14:22:59-04

A project by Dustin Cable at UVA’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service puts the country’s ethnic distribution on a color-coded map.

Drawing on data from the 2010 U.S. Census, it shows one dot per person, color-coded by race. There are 308,745,538 dots in all, or around 7 GB of visual data.

White people are shown with blue dots; African-Americans with green; Asians with red; and Latinos with orange, with all other race categories from the Census represented by brown.

We zoomed in on areas around Hampton Roads and NE North Carolina:

Click here to read more about the map.

Click here to see the map in full.