Most blatant, yes. But the split between the .001% and the .999% is everywhere, and growing. 78% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck.
In an effort to visualize what wealth inequality looks like, Lamm superimposed bar graphs representing median household net worth onto a map of New York City. For example, an area with a net worth of $400,000 would be represented by a bar 4 cm high, while a neighborhood with a net worth of $50,000 would only be .5 cm high.
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Here is a view of all of Manhattan, with uptown in the bottom left corner and downtown in the upper right.
And here’s the island as represented by its wealth: