This Is The Most Depressing Version Of Google Maps I’ve Ever Seen

Mischa Nachtigal

What do you get when you combine Google maps and a bunch of info about household income? Only one of the most fascinating things ever to happen because of the census.

Colder colors mean wealthier neighborhoods; warmer colors mean poorer ones. Whoever thought segregation could be this hypnotic, am I right? Here are some cities (US only):

Los Angeles, California:

Cleveland, Ohio:

Houston, Texas:

Washington, D.C.:

Detroit, Michigan:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

Atlanta, Georgia:

Las Vegas, Nevada:

If you don't see your city, check out Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks to find it.

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ORIGINAL: By Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks. Found by Upworthy's Wyatt Miller.
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