This represents data from the 2015 5 Year American Community Survey Estimates, a product of the U.S. Census Bureau. It shows the amount of inequality in each U.S. county through the use of the Gini Index. I used the Census Bureau API to pull the estimate for each U.S. county. Once I had gathered the data, I used Google Sheets and Tableau to create this visualization.
I have included the API code I used to pull the data below. Gini Index is represented by B19083_0001E. You may need a free API key to access the data. You can find out more at the Census Bureau’s Developer Page.
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