The poverty data for this viz was gathered from the U.S. Census Bureau’s API. The data is provided from 2018 American Community Survey 5-year estimates. After I scraped the data from the API using Spyder, I then used Tableau to create this viz.
In this visualization, “children” are people under the age of 18. Seniors are those that are 65 years old and older. More information about how the Census Bureau determines who is living in poverty can be found on their website.