Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Interactive Infographic - Tracking American Poverty

Tracking American Poverty is an informative infographic that I found on Cool Infographics. The infographic has six screens that you can move through to find poverty statistics divided by race, gender, education, age, and family type. Each screen allows you to drill-down to more refined statistics. You can look at statistics by year from 1967 through 2010. 

Applications for Education
The screen that I think will be of most interest to educators is the screen about poverty according to level of education. Not surprisingly, the group with the highest rate of poverty is the group with the lowest level of education. The