Mapped: Racial Demographics, Down to the Census Block

An interactive map created by National Geographic creates a detailed look at the racial makeup of the United States.
October 24, 2018, 7am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Matthew W. Chwastyk, Kennedy Elliott, and Ryan Morris have collaborated on a deeply detailed map of the demographics of the United States, using U.S. Census data down to the block level.

"Mapping this diversity reveals not just a snapshot of today but the imprint of two and a half centuries of migration, conflict, and prosperity," according to the text that accompanies the interactive map. A few narrative pieces built into the map also tell some of those stories, specifically to regions like Los Angeles, Houston, and Chicago, among others.

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Published on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in National Geographic
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