Scatter Plot

Dots are placed in an x-y coordinate system, based on two variables. The plot is often used when it is thought that the variables are correlated.

Examples

Millions of data points with deep scatterplots

Ben Schmidt uses deep scatterplots to visualize millions of data points. It’s a…

Cuisine Ingredients

What are the ingredients that make each cuisine? I looked at 40,000 recipes spanning 20 cuisines and 6,714 ingredients to see what makes food taste different.

How your taxes will change

I’m pretty sure this is all that most people want to know. The…

Working on Tips, by State

What percentage of a waiter and waitress's income comes from tips and what comes from salary? The calculation isn't straightforward but we can try.

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…

Lower socioeconomic status linked to lower education attainment

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

Paycheck Gap Between Men and Women – Guess Who Makes Less

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