“Where does it end? Is HUD going to call for a breakup of Vermont and Maine because they are 95 percent white?” Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, in a New York Daily News op-ed last year, arguing that residents’ income, not race, determines where they live.
But our map suggests otherwise.
Here, the darker the blue, the more African-American households there are in a certain area. One shows Westchester as it is today. The other shows what Westchester would look like if African-American households were located near white households of the same income.
For the full interactive map, click here: http://propub.ca/STCvTO