Bar Chart

The old standby. The classic. The bar height or length represents data. The baseline starts at zero.

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Examples

Early voting volumes

As you might expect, early voting volume is high across the country. In…

Covid-19 cases and state partisanship

From Dan Goodspeed, the bar chart race is back. The length of the…

NBA playoff win probabilities, animated over time

FiveThirtyEight publishes win probabilities for NBA games throughout the season. During the playoffs,…

Google search trends dataset for Covid-19 symptoms

Google released a search trends dataset earlier this month. Using this dataset, Adam…

Shift of Covid-19 deaths to medium and small cities

When this all started, Covid-19 was impacting large cities at a much higher…

Tracking the mail

With mail-in ballots looking to be more common than ever this year, NYT’s…

Multiple Causes of Death

There's a 6 percent figure from the CDC that could be easily misinterpreted. Here's what it means.

Red-blue electoral map and the green-gray in satellite imagery

For NYT’s The Upshot, Tim Wallace and Krishna Karra looked at how the…

Gaps between mortality rates for black and white Americans

For NYT Opinion, Gus Wezerek charted the gaps between white and black mortality…

Electricity sources by state

With Joe Biden calling for 100% clean electricity, John Muyskens and Juliet Eilperin…

Remote work and industry

Some industries are more compatible with remote work than others. Jonathan I. Dingel…

Bread Scheduler

Is bread-making still a thing, or is that so two weeks ago? If…

Guessing Names Based on What They Start With

I'm terrible at names, but maybe data can help. Put in your sex, the decade when you were born, and start putting in your name. I'll try to guess before you're done.

When Americans Reach $100k in Savings

It was reported that 1 in 6 millennials have at least $100,000 saved. Is this right? It seems high. I looked at the data to find out and then at all of the age groups.

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?

Shifts in How Couples Meet, Online Takes the Top

How do couples meet now and how has it changed over the years? Watch the rankings play out over six decades.