Map of the day: Is the number of property violations related to poverty?

Data Source: US Census, Nashville Open Data Portal

With data obtained from the US Census, today’s Map of the Day looks at the relationship between the number of property violations and the socioeconomic status of residents of Nashville, TN. The map superimposes the frequency of property violations over the percentage of poverty in each Nashville community. If you use the clicker to hover over the map, you can see the exact percentages of poverty within each area. Another layer to consider in the map is the percentage of the African-American population in Nashville, TN. Are the three layers related?