Have you noticed that wealthier neighborhoods have many more trees and vegetation than poorer ones? Tim De Chant set out to prove this observation by collecting satellite images of cities around the World. Check out the collection he put together in his blog post.
A new report by the Pew Research Center shows that residential segregation by income in the U.S. has increased during the past 30 years in 27 of the 30 largest major metropolitan areas. Check the report to find out details about your city. You can also click on the map above to see visualizations of income segregation for the largest metropolitan areas, e.g. New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston.
Do you live in a failed state? Check the 2012 failed states index to find out.