The 1940 Census infographic

There are so many infographics. Too many. Some elegant. Some far, far too busy. Some are just designed, I’m sure, to turn you off as a reader. The best ones, in my opinion make sense at a glance. I’m reminded of this because I stumbled across this infographic that went along with newly released data from the 1940 Census. (Why it took 72 years for this to be shared is a different story.

But look at this infographic and see how long it takes you to figure out what is going on.



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