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: