Via Gawker, a photographer named Eric Fischer did color-coded maps breaking down the racial makeup of America's 40 largest cities. White is pink; Black is blue; Hispanic is orange, and Asian is green.

Here's New York (click pics for interactive versions)



And, by contrast, here's Seattle:



It won't surprise many to discover that Seattle---8 percent black, 6 percent Latino, 14 percent Asian---is whiter than other cities. But seeing our overwhelming whiteness represented visually is another thing altogether.

If that bums you out, perhaps this image of Portland (7 percent black, 6 percent Asian, 7 percent Latino) will cheer you up: