Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Here’s one that’s been making the rounds. A site called Peakbagger put together this chart showing historical metropolitan area population ranks for the top 20 metros (click to enlarge):
This clearly shows the relative stability of the top of the top of the hierarchy vs. ranks further down.
The Census Bureau has an interesting interactive graphics tool called Islands of High Income. I was playing with it and set the slider as close to the median income as I could. Here are the counties that exceed it:
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