Map who “likes” television shows on Facebook, by ZIP code, and you get a good idea of cultural boundaries. This is what Josh Katz for the Upshot did for 50 of the most liked shows in the United States, finding three distinct regions: “cities and their suburbs; rural areas; and what we’re calling the extended Black Belt.”
U.S. culture through TV show geography
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Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time
Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.
Chart of Cousins
For every family get-together I go to, it seems there are more kids running around. I know that they are related to me somehow, but what do I call them? Maybe this chart will help next time.
How Much Alcohol Americans Drink
Most people have one or two drinks on average, but some consume much more.