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How Many U.S. Whites Live Around Blacks? (Or, Why Obama Won in ’08)

This post will answer the question “What share of the USA’s Whites live ‘around’ significant numbers of Blacks?”, with ‘around’ being defined very broadly as “in the same metropolitan area”. Following will be a short discussion of what this data … Continue reading

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Blackest Metro Areas (USA)

Below you will see a list of the USA’s 366 metropolitan areas of 50,000 or more residents, ranked by share of the metro population that is Black. [This is a follow-up to The Whitest Metro Areas in the USA and … Continue reading

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Whitest Metro Areas (USA)

This is a follow-up to USA: Metropolitanization by Race “Pittsburgh is cool now”, asserts an article discussed by Steve Sailer. Sailer says that Pittsburgh’s non-diversity works in its favor. In so doing, Sailer is making an implicit reference to the … Continue reading

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USA Metropolitanization by Race: White Ruralism Lives On

Recent posts and discussions by Jehu and Steve Sailer inspired me to look into the Census-2010 data on the level of “metropolitanization” by race in the USA (i.e., how rate at which each group lives in a metro area). What … Continue reading

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Scranton vs. Boise: Population Change and Education

Population Change in the 1990s and 2000s: Scranton, Pennsylvania vs. Boise, Idaho 1990 2000 2009 Diff. ’90-’09 Scranton Metro 575,000 561,000 549,000 -4.5% Boise Metro 320,000 465,000 606,000 +89.7% USA (millions) 249 281 307 +23.4% “The whites who live in … Continue reading

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The Most- and Least-Educated U.S. Metro Areas

Q. What percentage of 25-to-34-year-old residents of the USA hold a college degree? A. 30.5% (34% for women and 27% for men). But, as you’d expect, it varies wildly from place to place. I’ve delved into the data on educational-attainment … Continue reading

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Nevada: Forcibly Secede Las-Vegas?

The Nevada Senate race was won by Democrat Harry Reid. Defeated was a candidate accused of nationalistic populism, Sharon Angle. The vote totals by region tell the story: Las Vegas Metro (Clark County) [65% of state votes] 253,000 Reid 192,000 … Continue reading

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