What U.S. counties have the lowest and the highest median household income?



Note: This data in this visualization is from the 2015 ACS. A visualization with 2016 data can be found here.

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Data Notes

The data for this visualization comes from the American Community Survey which is conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. I used the Census Bureau API to pull the 2015 5 year estimate for the median household income in each U.S. county. Once I had gathered the data, I used Tableau to create this visualization.

I have included the API code I used to pull the data below. Median household income is represented by DP03_0025E. You will may a free API key to access the data. You can find out more at the Census Bureau’s Developer Page.


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