How Diverse Are Brooklyn Neighborhoods?

An eight-square block section of Midwood is the city’s least diverse neighborhood, according to this awesome map WNYC made from 2010 Census data. “All 1,488 residents of this section of Midwood, Brooklyn, classified themselves as white during the recent census, data shows,” they note. “Of all the census tracts in New York City–2,168–it is the only one with a 100 percent homogenous population.”

You can browse the interactive map to see how diverse other areas in the city are. Do you think our area, which is shown to be quite a bit more diverse than that section of Midwood, is accurately represented?


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