The fracking belt?

Last December, the Census Bureau released official maps showing median income growth by county since the Great Recession began in 2007.

Too bad we don’t have data for 2016 yet. It might be interesting to use it to analyze voting patterns in the election. I don’t know why the high prairie has fared so well, but there is some correlation between oil and gas drilling and rising median income:

Posted in Globalization & International, Medianism, Public Finance

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