DAR Manhattan CB 3 Demographic Sector Map

Description
Created new shape files for each sector, and then merge them into a sector shape file. Aggregated demographic and socio-economic data at the tract level into sector and joined with sector shape file to create choropleth maps on most relevant / frequently asked about variables in Community Board 3 (including Median HH Income, Median Age, Percent 65+, Percent in Poverty, Percent with Disabilities).

Data sources:
– U.S. Census data
– Community District shape file

Uses: To visualize the district’s socio-demographic landscape and update and enhance existing information on their website.

Impact: For Community Board 3 to justify and strengthen their requests in the Statement of District Needs.

Level: 5 – Extensive coding required

Hours Worked: 36 

Number of Personnel who contributed: 5