Thematic Cartography


21 Maps Of Highly Segregated Cities In America

LOS ANGELES, California — White people cling to the coast around Santa Monica and Brentwood, and the north side of the city beginning with the Hollywood Hills.

L.A.’s black-white dissimilarity score is 65.0, according to a study of 2010 Census data by professors John Logan and Brian Stults of Brown and Florida State University. A score above 60 on the dissimilarity index is considered very high segregation.

The red dots show white people, blue is black, orange is Hispanic, green is Asian, and yellow is other, according to maps of 2010 Census data by Eric Fischer.

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