Dots are placed in an x-y coordinate system, based on two variables. The plot is often used when it is thought that the variables are correlated.
Working on Tips, by State
What percentage of a waiter and waitress's income comes from tips and what comes from salary? The calculation isn't straightforward but we can try.
Divorce and Occupation
Some jobs tend towards higher divorce rates. Some towards lower. Salary also probably plays a role.
Finding the craft beer capital of America
You had me at craft beer. Russell Goldenberg for The Pudding looks for…
Looking for more affordable homes and better schools in the suburbs
Families often move out of the city to the suburbs for more affordable…
Public versus experts, gun control
With this scatterplot, Quoctrung Bui and Margo Sanger-Katz for The Upshot describe where…
Lower socioeconomic status linked to lower education attainment
The Upshot highlights research from the Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis that…