UK Social Media Census 2011

UK Social Media Census 2011

August 2, 2013

This infographic provides a census for number, age, sex and other demographics of user of social media in the U.K. It identifies social media users as two types: commercialists and collaborators. This gives an insight of the type of people who use social media and for what purposes. Source

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Middlemen

March 4, 2013

Check out the wild variation in the importance of your presidential vote. Not all votes are the same. No matter where you stand when it comes to the Electoral College, it’s still interesting that one vote in Wyoming is worth three and a half in California. The wikipedia sages can tell you why, but first […]

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Moving In & Moving On: Vacant Housing Change

January 10, 2013

A comparative look at vacant housing over a decade. Where has vacancy decreased over ten years; where has it increased? What does the census consider to be vacant, anyway? Source

Percent of Minority Population in the Yunn...

Percent of Minority Population in the Yunn…

December 4, 2012

This visualization shows the percentage of minority populations in the Yunnan Province of China. Statistics are taken from the 2000 China County population census. Source

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Big Whup Twitter

November 22, 2012

Last week, the Pew Research Center released a report stating that Twitter use dramatically increased from 8% to 13% over the course of 6 months. I dug a bit deeper to reveal a more meaningful context; I wanted to know what exactly that 13% statistic represented. Source

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They’re Alright

October 17, 2012

Where are the kids?! This map illustrates the varying American landscape of proportional youth. Bright green areas are packed (proportionally) with kids, while pink areas are much…older…than the national average. Dear Northeast: Where have your kids gone?? Source

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What’s the Biggest City in the USA?

September 8, 2012

Bet you didn’t guess, “Sitka, Alaska.” What does “big” mean, anyway? Thinking of scale in terms of city size often railroads us right into population. But when it comes to defining borders, some “little” places think big. Source

Urban Enclaves

Urban Enclaves

August 30, 2012

Scope out some interesting urban areas in the United States that are home to de facto ethnic communities. The data comes from the 2010 US Census and highlights neighborhoods where Asian, Black, Hispanic, or White proportions are exceptionally high. Source

Ghost Counties

Ghost Counties

August 26, 2012

This visualization was created for the Eyeo Festival visualization challenge. The challenge was to have a creative approach in showing 2010 US Census data, preferably not as map. What you see here is housing data for all counties in the US, actually as a scatterplot. Source

North Sound Population

North Sound Population

August 16, 2012

Counties in the North Sound and their respective populations. Source

Find Your Family in the 1940 Census

Find Your Family in the 1940 Census

August 12, 2012

The 1940 Census is almost here! Are you ready? Archives.com has prepared this infographic to show some of the cool things you can discover about your family in the 1940 Census. It also shows the steps you’ll take to find them when the Census is released on April 2. Archives.com is proud to have been […]

The Demographics of Double and Half

The Demographics of Double and Half

July 24, 2012

Where have populations of various race/ethnic census categories doubled between this census and the last? How about where those numbers have reduced by half? Check out this set of doubled or halved US counties… Source