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Gini Coefficients for the 2000 Census

Burkey, Mark L. (2006): Gini Coefficients for the 2000 Census.

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Abstract

This note documents the method for calculating Gini Coefficients in R using 2000 Census data. Many people have use this method for computing Ginis for ZCTA’s for example. You can find these estimates for both the 50 states, as well as all US counties and additional information about Gini coefficients at https://sites.google.com/a/burkeyacademy.com/main/home/gini-coefficients

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