Projects

Results of a restless mind late at night.

This is an American Workday, By Occupation

I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.

How the Average Working Adult Spends Days

This is what you get when you add up all the days the average American adult spends sleeping, eating, commuting, and doing other activities.

Shifting Incomes for Young People

Compare incomes for young people from the Millennial generation and the baby boomer generation.

Fatal Traffic, When and Where

These are the traffic crashes that resulted in deaths in 2015, categorized by month, time of day, and factors involved.

Income Taxes You Would Pay in Each State

Some states have high rates. Some have low. But whether a state is lower or higher for you depends on more than just the high brackets.

When Straight Americans Lost Their Virginity

Everyone has his or her own timeline, but here it is in general for Americans.

Relationships: The First Time…

When Americans had sex, moved in with someone, and so on. Often not average. Far from normal.

Christmas Movies as Charts

'Tis the season.

Charting All the Beer Styles

The Beer Judge Certification Program lists 100 styles of beer. Here's a chart for all of them.

Bed Sizes Around the World

A king bed isn't the same size everywhere. Sometimes, a king is a queen.

Fast Food Menu of Calories

How does the distribution of calories vary by fast food restaurant? Here's a chart that shows all the menu items for ten of the biggest national fast food chains.

Marital Status by Age

Separately, we looked at marrying age, divorce rates, and those who never married. Now let’s look at marital status all together, with the addition of the widowed status.

Most Popular Fields of Study, Since 1970

Based on bachelor's degrees conferred, here are the fields that were and are currently popular.

How People Like You Spend Their Time

Looking at American time use for various combinations of sex, age, and employment status, on weekdays and weekends.

Shift Your Point of View to When America Was “Better”

How good or bad something is depends on what you compare against.