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Block-By-Block Birmingham: Where is Commuting Worse? and Racial Equality

Using data to get a better picture of what Birmingham is all about.

Where has the commute gotten worse? Check out the data.
Where has the commute gotten worse? Check out the data.
Newscruncher is a series that breaks down the characteristics of your area by the numbers. You can see more posts by clicking the Newscruncher link above the headline or by checking out our weekend roundups. If you see any technical issues with this map, or if you'd like to suggest ideas for future Newscruncher articles, please email data@patch.com.

Map: Which Parts of Town Are Newly Rich?

This map shows a snapshot across town of the change between 2000 and 2011 in the percentage of people whose incomes are $200,000 or more.

Map: Where Has Commuting Gotten Worse?

This map shows where the average commuting time to work has gotten worse for local residents.


Racial Equality: Progress Made, Progress Needed

Take a look at how the economic situation and the access to education have changed for African Americans.

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