The Benicia Area Mapped by Wealth, According to Census Data

Check out the map to compare income levels in neighborhoods around Benicia, and the rest of the country.


This map is a visual depiction of income levels across Benicia and its surrounding areas. The cooler colors represent higher incomes and the warmer colors represent lower ones. 

The map was created by a website called Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks, which has mapped out "how much money people make in every neighborhood in every city in America." 

Click to enlarge the Benicia map >> 

As you can see, cooler colors in Benicia give way to warmer colors toward Vallejo. The highest levels come in Glencove, though. 

Notice anything else? Share below. 

Play around with the map yourself at Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks. If you want more economic details about a given neighborhood, click the map after you click "search" and it will give you some details. 

Also try typing in big cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco or even Sacramento to see how income levels are distributed large, urban areas. It's very interesting.  

According to the website:  

Source on income data: 2007-2011 American Community Survey. Income figures reflect the U.S. Census definition of income. All map boundaries are Census Tracts.

leon johnson February 15, 2013 at 02:19 AM
You have a tough job Cody ,for some in Benicia the word "Vallejo" is a euphemism for a race of people or two they dont like. "many families live in one house", how often is that used to describe Asians and Mexicans ?
John Headley February 15, 2013 at 02:26 AM
Leon you are grasping for straws my wife's Filipino.
"The Black Panther of Poetry" February 15, 2013 at 02:33 AM
Don't forget that the Black Panther is watching, ready to POUNCE!!! "In the Blackest lie and in the Whitest fright No racism shall escape this Black mans' sight Let those who practice their racist rite Beware my pen When the Black Panther writes!!!"
Joe Feltcher February 15, 2013 at 02:37 AM
So you must be the house with the Christmas lights still up.
leon johnson February 15, 2013 at 02:40 AM
George Washington had a black mistress and many slaves , so what are you saying ??


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