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Mercer Island Races

The racial dot map is an open-source project from the University of Virginia’s Cooper Center for Public Service.  Using public information from the 2010 US Census, it maps all 300M+ people in the US to their locations on a map, with the color of each dot representing the race of each person.  Here’s what it shows for the area around Mercer Island:

2010 Census Seattle Eastside by Race

The complete Python source code is available on GitHub.  Read more at Slate.