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Old 09-22-2010, 05:36 PM
 
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Segregation In US Cities, Visualised | Gizmodo Australia

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Eric Fischer has created and compiled similar maps for the 40 largest cities in the US, based on 2000 US Census data. One dot equals 25 people, and each dot is colour-coded by race; white is pink, black is blue, Hispanic is orange and Asian is green.
Example, New York City:

http://cache-02.gawkerassets.com/assets/images/4/2010/09/race_ny.jpg (broken link)

Full list of maps here:

Race and ethnicity - a set on Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/sets/72157624812674967/ - broken link)


Very interesting to see some very sharp borders in some cities, and no so much in others.
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Old 09-22-2010, 05:52 PM
 
Location: Oak Park, IL
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Remember, these maps are based on 2000 census data which is really out of date. A lot of these cities have changed in 10 years.
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Old 09-22-2010, 06:09 PM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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Segregation In US Cities, Visualised | Gizmodo Australia



Example, New York City:



Full list of maps here:

Race and ethnicity - a set on Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/sets/72157624812674967/ - broken link)


Very interesting to see some very sharp borders in some cities, and no so much in others.
you should see Detroit, Philly, Chicago, Seattle, San Fransisco, LA, they all look segregated from the maps.

The Large Southern Metros all look much more integrated
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Old 09-22-2010, 06:17 PM
 
Location: Cleveland bound with MPLS in the rear-view
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Ahhhh, 2000, not 2010.....that makes a little more sense.
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Old 09-22-2010, 06:53 PM
 
Location: Southern Minnesota
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you should see Detroit, Philly, Chicago, Seattle, San Fransisco, LA, they all look segregated from the maps.

The Large Southern Metros all look much more integrated
Atlanta looks segregated to me -- whites to the north, blacks to the south. Of course, that's changed since 2000. Also, southern metros are much more spread out, giving the illusion of integration on these maps.
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Old 09-22-2010, 06:53 PM
 
Location: Chicago metro
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Chicago segregation map from 2000



In case you can't read the print, the map color coding represents areas that are 75% or more of one race/ethnic group. Yellow= White People , Grey= Hispanic people, and Brown= Black people.



Here is a better map to show the changes from 1910-2000.

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Old 09-22-2010, 07:25 PM
 
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that chicago map is crazy. Why does it surprise everyone to see cities, that are segregated into different parts of the city. I for one know that me and a lot of people do not want to move to the south side. Its not being racist but i don't want to move to an area where its dangerous.
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Old 09-22-2010, 07:28 PM
 
Location: Southern Minnesota
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that chicago map is crazy. Why does it surprise everyone to see cities, that are segregated into different parts of the city. I for one know that me and a lot of people do not want to move to the south side. Its not being racist but i don't want to move to an area where its dangerous.
I'm guessing you're from Chicago. I'm not, but I've visited many times. It's amazing to me to see how segregated that city WAS. Thankfully, it's changing. It just doesn't make sense to me to have a huge city and have neighborhoods that are 90% white, 90% black, 90% hispanic, etc. Why not just mix together?
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Old 09-22-2010, 07:41 PM
 
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I'm guessing you're from Chicago. I'm not, but I've visited many times. It's amazing to me to see how segregated that city WAS. Thankfully, it's changing. It just doesn't make sense to me to have a huge city and have neighborhoods that are 90% white, 90% black, 90% hispanic, etc. Why not just mix together?
I wish it was like that. But instead, i don't know exactly how it starts but a large influx of blacks or hispanics moved into an area forcing the whites out, and than transforming once peaceful neighborhoods into rotting ghettos. Like im said im not sure how these things started, someone else will likely rant about it.
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Old 09-22-2010, 07:46 PM
 
Location: Columbia Heights, D.C.
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D.C. is very segregated

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