The raw data behind the story "Higher Rates Of Hate Crimes Are Tied To Income Inequality" https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/higher-rates-of-hate-crimes-are-tied-to-income-inequality/.

hate_crimes

Format

A data frame with 51 rows representing US states and DC and 12 variables:

state

State name

median_house_inc

Median household income, 2016

share_unemp_seas

Share of the population that is unemployed (seasonally adjusted), Sept. 2016

share_pop_metro

Share of the population that lives in metropolitan areas, 2015

share_pop_hs

Share of adults 25 and older with a high-school degree, 2009

share_non_citizen

Share of the population that are not U.S. citizens, 2015

share_white_poverty

Share of white residents who are living in poverty, 2015

gini_index

Gini Index, 2015

share_non_white

Share of the population that is not white, 2015

share_vote_trump

Share of 2016 U.S. presidential voters who voted for Donald Trump

hate_crimes_per_100k_splc

Hate crimes per 100,000 population, Southern Poverty Law Center, Nov. 9-18, 2016

avg_hatecrimes_per_100k_fbi

Average annual hate crimes per 100,000 population, FBI, 2010-2015

Source

See https://github.com/fivethirtyeight/data/tree/master/hate-crimes