Graphics by Nathan Yau, borne out of everyday curiosities, learning experiments, and mild insomnia.
Higher income usually means more childcare, and lower income usually means less.
I looked at the percentages of people with a given number of kids in the family and the order they were born.
In the 1970s, the most common household type in the U.S. was a married couple with kids. Things are different now.
Baby names gain sudden popularity for various reasons. See how it's changed over the years.
It's a wide range, based on data from the National Center for Health Statistics.
The two counts have been getting closer to each other. The past couple of years accelerated the process.
Median income only tells you where the middle is. The distributions of income are a lot more interesting.
The number of births per month has been decreasing over the past decade. The pandemic seems to have sped up the process in the beginning.
More money on average means bigger houses, more expensive cars, and fancier restaurants. But what if you look at relative spending instead of total dollars?
I scraped my inbox when I got a bunch of emails on Cyber…
We all have our routines, but from person-to-person, the daily schedule changes a lot depending on your responsibilities.
This chart shows the shifts since 1960.
Here's how the distribution of genres has changed since 1945 up to present.
Most television shows don't get past the first season, but there are some that manage to stick around. These are the 175 longest running shows on IMDb that have ratings.
Whether it’s because of experience, physical ability, or education level, some jobs tend towards a certain age of worker more than others.