Fair Oaks, Carmichael Neighborhoods Mapped by Wealth: An Interactive Map

Check out the map to compare income levels in neighborhoods throughout Fair Oaks, Carmichael, and the rest of the country.

This map is a visual depiction of income levels across Fair Oaks and Carmichael. The cooler colors represent higher incomes and the warmer colors represent lower ones. 

The map was created by a website called Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks, which has mapped out "how much money people make in every neighborhood in every city in America." 

Click the photo to enlarge the Fair Oaks/Carmichael map >> 

As you can see, the richest areas are near the intersection and surrounding Illinois Avenue and Winding Way in Fair Oaks and along Fair Oaks Boulevard and Garfield Avenue in Carmichael. The lower-income areas are mostly surrounding the Calisa Park area in Carmichael and near North Ridge Country Club in Fair Oaks.

Notice anything else? Feel free to share below. 

Play around with the map yourself at Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks. If you want more economic details about a given neighborhood, click the map after you click "search" and it will give you some details. 

Also try typing in big cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco or even Sacramento to see how income levels are distributed large, urban areas. It's very interesting. 

According to the website:  

Source on income data: 2007-2011 American Community Survey. Income figures reflect the U.S. Census definition of income. All map boundaries are Census Tracts.

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Pam Pinkston February 15, 2013 at 12:29 AM
Well, I can tell you right now, you better question where they're getting their data. And the site sure as hell doesn't tell you anything. Their depiction of the area where I live is TOTALLY inaccurate. ALSO, bet the thieves are looking at these maps too.


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