Measuring the condition of the economy is tricky, because there are many parts to the economy. You can’t just say it’s good or bad. So Ben Casselman and Lauren Leatherby, for The New York Times, broke it down with a series of charts to view from different angles.
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It’s hard to think of much else. These maps show the racial divide between black and white people in major cities.
How Much Minimum Wage Changed in Each State
Minimum wage has increased over the years, but by how much depends on where you live.
Impact on Households in the United States
The Census Bureau has been running the Household Pulse Survey since April 23, 2020 to get some gauge for how the pandemic is changing things at home. Here’s how things look so far.