Mapping Demographic Change in the West

High Country News offers a look at the Western U.S., based on recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau, using a mapping tool from The New York Times.

The maps are based on data from the 2005-2009 American Community Survey, and look at such changes in race, income and median housing values.

"But what about the housing crisis?! -- Get ready for a double-take in the "Family and Housing" maps. Somehow, despite all the economic hullabaloo, the West managed to see astronomical overall increases in median home values, with almost everywhere in the region gaining value by 20 percent or more. Huh?"

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