REVEALED: the most #segregated cities in North America #racism @donnelly_b

REVEALED: the most #segregated cities in North America #racism @donnelly_b

The Martin Prosperity Institute here in Toronto just released a new research study called Segregated City: The Geography of Economic Segregation in America’s Metros . The report looks at the physical sorting and separation of advantaged and disadvantaged groups within cities. And it did so across 70,000+ Census tracts in the US and in terms of 3 different dimensions: income, education, and occupation. Here are the most segregated “large metros” in the US: Table Source: MPI And here are some of their broader findings — taken verbatim from page 9 of the study (click here for the full report): Economic segregation is positively associated with population size and density. It is also positively correlated to two other sets of factors that follow from metro size and density: how people commute to work and the breakdown of liberal versus conservative voters. Economic segregation...

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