Plotting New York city neighbourhoods
This blog plots the percentage of low-income housholds in
each census are of NYC.
Low-income households are defined as households with an
income of less than $25,000
Inspiration form: http://zevross.com/blog/2015/10/14/
For census tables: https://censusreporter.org/topics/table-codes/
Retrive census data and NYC map
Here we download all the census information for NYC regarding income
Get the water coordinates
For some reason the census tracks downloaded extends into the water.
To remove this, I downloaded the water coordinates for all boroughs in NYC
and plotted them.
Get NYC neighborhoods (From https://rpubs.com/jhofman/nycmaps)
I also wanted to split the map into different NYC neighbourhoods to get
a sense of how the split of low-income households are per neighbourhood
Make sure to separate the parks for the data
Add info for interactive plot
Interactive map is not used here.