Keeping it simple this week as I am holidaying in New Zealand at the moment :-).
This week’s Makeover Monday challenge looks at diversity and integration in US cities. The original article is really interesting and I liked the neighbourhood maps showing diversity and integration/segregation.
After putting together a couple of charts to get a better feel for the dataset, I decided to provide a West vs East overview as there appeared to be a pattern with Western vs Eastern states of the US.
I tried to reflect this ‘divide’ in my visualisation by arranging the charts accordingly.
In terms of colours I have used yellow and grey rather than green and red or orange and blue. I wanted to find neutral ground and not stereotype the data points with colours. Grey seemed like a good choice for a non-diverse environment, while yellow to me reflects opportunity and harmony (through integration, hopefully).
Without further ado, here’s the result…