The Bloom Index

Created by Bailey Hanson, Chris Rush, and Chelsea Krist

Client: The Daily Iowan

bloom index mapOriginally appearing in the Daily Iowan on February 14th, 2012, this map presents an index of indicators that Professor Stephen Bloom discussed as representative of the majority of Iowans. The result is not a sole outlier representative of the country, but rather a number of problems endemic to the U.S. as a whole.