Percentage of Adults Earning More than $100,00 — by race
graph by tabthough (Reddit); slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib)
(Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: double bar graph
Visualization Source: tabthough, “[OC] Immigrants of almost every race and ethnicity are more likely to earn six figures in the U.S. than their native-born counterparts.” r/DataIsBeautiful.
Data Source: api.census.gov, 2021
- Alvarez, Janet. “Immigrants outperform native-born Americans on two key measures of financial success.” CNBC, June 21, 2019.
- Peter G. Peterson Foundation. “Income and Wealth in the United States: An Overview of Recent Data.” PJPF, November 9, 2022.
Potential Math Content: bar graph, double bar graph, percentages, estimating values, scale
Potential Content Connections: economy, income inequality, race