Monday, June 30, 2014

Diversity in America’s counties, in 5 maps

The Washington Post
Niraj Chokshi
June 30, 2014

Starr County, Texas, near the state's southern tip, is one of the nation's whitest counties and its most Hispanic.

Texas only makes an appearance once in the list of the nation's 10 whitest counties last year, according to new Census data released last week. Nebraska's Keya Paha County, is technically the whitest, though with a population of 790 (all but seven white) that achievement is easier to come by than in other places. Of the 15 whitest counties, four have populations above 10,000: Starr, Ohio's Holmes County, Virginia's Dickenson County, and West Virginia's Lincoln County. All counties in the top 15 were home populations between 98.7% percent and 99.1% white.

Full Story:

No comments: