Justice Map

Source: developed by Aaron Kreider – as a project for Energy Justice Network and Sunlight Foundation, 2014

Justice Map: Visualize race and income data for your community, county, and country. Includes tools for data journalists, bloggers and community activists.

How can I use Justice Map?
1) To visualize race and income data for their neighborhood, county, state, or the entire US.
2) To help journalists, bloggers, activists, and others create maps for their online or print publications.
3) To help map designers add race and income layers to their maps.
4) To allow for basic GIS data analysis. Advanced mode lets you compare who lives within 1 vs 5 miles of a location.

What data layers do you have?
We have several race layers and income layers (three different representations of median household income). The race layers are available at the county, census tract, block group, and block level. The income layers are available at the county and census tract level. This provides greater detail when you zoom in….

What is the data source?
Our information comes from the Census Bureau – the 2010 Census and the 2007-2011 American Community Survey.

How did you create the map?
We imported the census data into a postgis database and generated the tiles with TileMill….