Here Are The Most Unequal Counties In America

Huffington Post/By Emily Cohen — September 23, 2014

Welcome to the United States of Inequality.

The map below, based on data from the Census Bureau’s 2013 American Community Survey, shows the most unequal counties in America. In this case, inequality is derived using the Gini coefficient, which is a statistical measure of the gap between the rich and the poor. The index is based on a scale from 0 to 1, where 0 represents total equality and 1 represents total inequality.

Read more and see the national interactive map.