How I Made That: National Dot Density Map
Mapping one dot per person, it’s all about putting the pieces together.
In mapping one dot per person, I used code snippets from a combination of three tutorials. One for Alaska and Hawaii layout, one for dealing with multiple shapefiles, and one for dot placement.
In my final maps, I drew one dot per person and color-coded the dots by race, based on block group-level data from the Census Bureau.
Here’s how I put the pieces together.
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