Saturday, August 25, 2012

Where do we come from?

This map from the US Census shows, by county, the majority ancestral group for the people of that county.

One likely surprise: Purple represents African-American ancestry. Note the broad swath of purple running through the South from Louisiana to Virginia.  Enjoy!

1 comment:

  1. Would be neat to compare this with other maps of the US for things like poverty, educational attainment, religiosity, etc.


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