Please consider adding both a population pyramid and tree diagram widgets into the operations dashboard software.
An example of the population pyramid is here on page 5:
Our plan is to publish the latest Census through both a story map and dashboards. The story map will tell the story of the census, while the dashboards will serve up the relevant information by geography. And these will be combined into one seamless experience.
An additional enhancement would be the Tree Diagram (seen lower left):
I find that this is an effective at a glance measure for displaying quantity.