A Glimpse into Michigan’s Children in Poverty

I created this report after seeing a list of local youth service organizations published by the Detroit Free Press. It features simple visualizations based on US Census data from 2015. One unique feature is a Shape Map county “highlight” effect achieved by layering maps. Also uses a custom Shape Map showing the concentration of poverty in Detroit and how it falls on the services of only one public school district to work with the majority of children who are under the poverty line.

Available on the Power BI Data Stories Gallery at https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Data-Stories-Gallery/A-Glimpse-into-Michigan-s-Children-in-Poverty/m-p/130397#M664

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Data: http://www.census.gov/did/www/saipe

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