Matt Hong used a stacked bar chart over time as the frame for a data comic about American time use. Each row represents a 2-hour window during the day, and each stack represents the percentage of Americans doing an activity: sleep, work, free, and other. The activity with the highest percentage gets a highlight.
Data comic shows an average American day
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Percentage of Households in Each Income Level
What percentage of households fall into lower-, middle-, and upper-income levels when you adjust for household size?
Mapping the Most Common Races
Select one or more races for a quick comparison. Counties are colored by the most prevalent.
A Day in the Life: Women and Men
Using the past couple of years of data from the American Time Use Survey, I simulated a working day for men and women to see how schedules differ. Watch it play out in this animation.