map by Ryan Griffin-Stegink
Daunting is the fact that 200,000 Chicago residents left the city since the 2000 Census. Even more concerning is that nearly 89 percent of them were African-American. This loss in the city was accompanied by strong African-American growth in the suburbs, particularly in the far south and southwest.
Read a detailed assessment of this shift in this blog post.
The data this map is based on is available as a PDF or Excel spreadsheet (XLSX).