Posts Tagged ‘fun with charts’

Census Crunching: Home Prices

Welcome to the slowest news week of the year, in which I will do a lot of recapping, reviewing, and emptying out my notebooks from the last nine months. One thing we now have time to do is play with the American Community Survey data, which NeighborhoodInfo DC has broken out into every denomination an [...]

Congratulations, D.C.: Only One in Ten of You are Unemployed!

The employment numbers for June are out, and the results, in the aggregate, are encouraging: After steadily declining through the year, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is a flat 10 percent. That's down from 12 percent in January, which was up from 10.9 percent last July.
The interesting thing about this number is where the job [...]