Pic from Mobility Measured in The Economist
Here are the links from class – the ones we got to and the one we did not.
Playspent, A challenging budget simulation.
Do You Live in a Bubble, a privilege check focused on class
Find out how big your town is here, http://statisticalatlas.com/United-States/Overview.
This site has lots and lots of information about towns. It is very fun to click around here.
Mapping Poverty, A New York Times interactive to find areas of high poverty in the nation
Lifestyle Choices and class, http://www.cnam.com/people-like-us/games/index.html
and/or try this one http://features.marketplace.org/income_upshot/index.html to see how your family’s situation compares to ohers in your zip code
Wonder how race, gender and education impact income? Check this out http://inequality.is/personal. Be sure to click on the “You” person on the average income page to see how average income varies for different races, genders and education levels.
and a little bit more about the costs of being poor