Above: Greater Raleigh and Downtown Raleigh plotted Racially. “Red is White, Blue is Black, Green is Asian, Orange is Hispanic, Gray is Other, and each dot is 25 people”
Eric Fischer is an information designer with a penchant for mapping urban phenomena. His latest series is about urban segregation. It prominently features Raleigh, and even though the data is from the 2000 census, it is revealing and still relevant.
Fischer describes the collection, which can be seen here:
“I was astounded by Bill Rankin’s map of Chicago’s racial and ethnic divides and wanted to see what other cities looked like mapped the same way. To match his map, Red is White, Blue is Black, Green is Asian, Orange is Hispanic, Gray is Other, and each dot is 25 people. Data from Census 2000.”