Black Space and the Environment

This visualization imagines the state of Pennsylvania as a bar graph. The height of each county represents the relative incidence of environmentally provoked conditions, and the color of each county represents its relative Black population.

Select a condition from the menu below. Hover over a county to explore the prevalence of that condition across Pennsylvania.
Click, drag, and scroll on the map to move the camera around. Use the right mouse button to pan the camera.

11.09% of Pennsylvania's population is Black or African-American.

10.46% of Pennsylvania's population suffers from asthma.

Please select a disease from the dropdown menu to see its explanation here.