Then as Now – New York’??s Shifting Ethnic Mosaic

January 14, 2013

A century ago, Israel Zangwill popularized the term in his play, “The Melting Pot.” New York has evolved into a greater crucible of race and ethnicity today than it was back then, but the city also remains very much a mosaic — a variegated montage of neighborhoods in which certain groups predominate. Source

Urban Enclaves

Urban Enclaves

August 30, 2012

Scope out some interesting urban areas in the United States that are home to de facto ethnic communities. The data comes from the 2010 US Census and highlights neighborhoods where Asian, Black, Hispanic, or White proportions are exceptionally high. Source

The Demographics of Double and Half

The Demographics of Double and Half

July 24, 2012

Where have populations of various race/ethnic census categories doubled between this census and the last? How about where those numbers have reduced by half? Check out this set of doubled or halved US counties… Source