United States Immigration From 1830-2015 Beautifully Visualized as Color Coded Rings on a Growing Tree

Data designer Pedro M. Cruz (previously) created an absolutely inspiring, award-winning animation from raw data that visualizes immigration to the United States from 1830 – 2015 as rings seen on a cross-slice of a growing tree. Every 100 immigrants from a single country are represented by dashes that form together and add to the growing ring of each decade. Areas from where the immigrants came are color coded, creating a beautiful representation of how the population of the United States is comprised. The soundtrack of ocean waves fittingly represents the manner by which most of these immigrants arrived. Trees can … Continue reading United States Immigration From 1830-2015 Beautifully Visualized as Color Coded Rings on a Growing Tree