Daniel Chinni and James Gimpel - Dante Chinni and James Gimpel are co-authors of Our Patchwork Nation.

Map: The 12 States of America

Since 1980, income inequality has fractured the nation. Click each icon to see each of the dozen states, which counties belong to them and how median income has changed over the last 30 years.

Map graphic by Column Five Media
Map interactivity by Daryle Maciocha

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