Left: Dot Density map of race by census block group for the city of Chicago where 1 dot is representative of 5 people; Right: ‘Heat Map’ showing density of vaccination sites that are open to the community (i.e. not ‘patients only’ sites). The dark blue shows highest density of vaccination sites while light blue shows lower density of sites. Source: NHGIS IPUMS and Chicago Data Portal

New Maps Highlight Inequitable Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccines

, Research Associate, Center for Science and Democracy

In cities across the country, the inequitable rollout of COVID-19 vaccines means that communities of color are not getting vaccinated at the rate we would expect. New maps and analysis contrast the demographics of Chicago, Seattle, and Cleveland with the locations of vaccination centers as of March 2021. Read more >

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