It’s hard to think of much else. These maps show the racial divide between black and white people in major cities. Select a city below.
Using updated data from the 5-year American Community Survey from 2018, this is a recreation of Jim Vallandingham’s project from 2011, which is based on Mike Bostock’s force-directed map. The greater the difference in black-to-white population between two neighboring areas, the greater the distance.
The cities were chosen based on FiveThirtyEight’s integration-segregation index.
Finding the New Age, for Your Age
You’ve probably heard the lines about how “40 is the new 30” or “30 is the new 20.” What is this based on? I tried to solve the problem using life expectancy data. Your age is the new age.
What Qualifies as Middle-Income in Each State
The meaning of “middle-income” changes a lot depending on where you live and your household size.
Shifts in How Couples Meet, Online Takes the Top
How do couples meet now and how has it changed over the years? Watch the rankings play out over six decades.