Dot Plot

A generalized form of the scatter plot, the dots can be placed in various coordinate systems.

Divorce and Occupation

Some jobs tend towards higher divorce rates. Some towards lower. Salary also probably plays a role.

Finding the craft beer capital of America

You had me at craft beer. Russell Goldenberg for The Pudding looks for…

Looking for more affordable homes and better schools in the suburbs

Families often move out of the city to the suburbs for more affordable…

Public versus experts, gun control

With this scatterplot, Quoctrung Bui and Margo Sanger-Katz for The Upshot describe where…

Life transition seen through music listening

Quantified Selfie is a project to find narratives in an individual’s personal dataset.…

Lower socioeconomic status linked to lower education attainment

The Upshot highlights research from the Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis that…

How to Make Dot Plots in R

It's easy to draw dots. The challenge is to make them meaningful and readable.

Top 1% earners versus bottom 90%

Quoctrung Bui for Planet Money plotted average income for the top one percent…

Alcohol consumption per drinker

We’ve seen rankings for alcohol consumption per capita around the world. These tend…

How to Make a Connected Scatter Plot

The combination of a time series chart and a scatter plot lets you compare two variables along with temporal changes.

Brand sentiment showdown

There are many brands on Twitter that exist to uphold an image of…

Driving habits and gas prices shift into reverse

Hannah Fairfield of the New York Times looks at driving habits and gas…

Paycheck Gap Between Men and Women – Guess Who Makes Less

Hannah Fairfield and Graham Roberts from The New York Times show the disparity…