Graphics by Nathan Yau, borne out of everyday curiosities, learning experiments, and mild insomnia.
When looking into getting a pet, it’s important to consider life expectancy. You probably don’t want to accidentally sign up for a twenty-year commitment with an impulse adoption at the pet store.
States aren't uniformly young and old. Well, other than Maine. This is the breakdown by age group and regions.
In 2020, our everyday routines shifted dramatically, but over the past few years, it's felt like things are getting back to where they were. How back are we?
Use this chart to see how many times over you'll pay over the original loan amount, given the annual rate and the number of years of paying.
Among households in the United States, 68% are owned and 32% are rented, based on estimates from the American Community Survey in 2021. That breakdown isn't uniform across the country though.
These are the states that eat dinner the earliest and latest, along with everyone else in between.
No need to restrict ourselves to the most common types. There are thousands. Let's look at all of them.
Maybe your best possible life is ahead of you.
Most people have a job and receive wages in return, but that starts to change when you get into the higher income groups.
In the 1950s, less than 10% of families with children were single-parent. In 2022, among families with children, 31% were single-parent — more than three times as common.
People are waiting longer to have kids or not having kids at all, which leads to more dual income households with no kids.
These are all the failures since 2001, scaled by amount of assets in 2023 dollars.
Here's household income by number of earners in the household, based on data from the 2022 Current Population Survey.
The rich continue to get richer, and everyone else either only kind of earns more or stays where they're at.
Watch the growth strategy behind Target stores, starting with the first location in 1962 in Minnesota.