The One Minute Geographer: The Magical Meridian — Race, Ethnicity and the Trump Vote

Areas of the 100-degree meridian with concentrations of Native Americans, Hispanics and African Americans. See text for details. Base map from twelvemilecircle.com. Calculations and markings added by the author.

While we look at details about race and ethnicity along the 100-degree meridian keep in mind that the Great Plains is one of the ‘whitest’ areas of the USA. Rather than giving a lot of detailed statistics I thought it would be simpler just to point out some regions along the strip that are more diverse than the rest. So I drew ovals on the map…