“states” Charts

No Place Like Home »

According to a 2008 PEW research survey, 57% of American adults have never moved outside of their home state. The…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 253
Score: 8

Crime Slows While Prisons Grow »

The United States spends more on prisons than education every year. Even though crime rates have continually fallen since the…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 309
Score: 6

Incarceration: If Our States Were Countries »

Approximately 2.2 million Americans currently live behind bars. Thirty-six states, with Washington, D.C., have higher rates of incarceration than the…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 161
Score: 5

More Money, More College... More College, More Money »

It's a vicious cycle, alright. That's why in Tennessee, a new bill provides two years of free tuition at a…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 462
Score: 3

From Divorce to Diabetes »

WebMD recently produced an article that proves the toll divorce can have on one's health. Going through a divorce of…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 71
Score: 2

5 Worst States for Black Children »

African-American children face several barriers to success. This study rated states on 12 factors, from educational access to socioeconomic status…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 188
Score: 2

Business-Friendly States Show Strong Growth »

The 11 states receiving a grade of “A” in Thumbtack.com’s recent Small Business Friendliness Survey outperformed the nine states receiving…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 184
Score: 2

10 Least Happy Countries »

These ten states represent the ten least happy states based on a scale that measures satisfaction with life on a…

BeyondThePurchase.Org
by: BeyondThePurchase.Org
views: 250
Score: 2

Top Ten Happiest Countries »

These ten states represent the top ten happiest states based on a scale that measures satisfaction with life on a…

BeyondThePurchase.Org
by: BeyondThePurchase.Org
views: 312
Score: 2

Think Voter Suppression is on the Rise? Think Again. »

In the run-up to the 2012 election, voting restrictions were on the rise. But in 2013 that trend began to…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 175
Score: 2

Our Own Angel of Death: Texas on Top »

Texas executes a ridiculous amount of people, averaging 13.5 executions a year. There are four states that have only executed…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 79
Score: 1

Top 10 Deadliest States...If You're Black »

Specifically the most dangerous place to be black is Omaha. Thirty black people were murdered in Nebraska in 2011, 27…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 110
Score: 1

Almost Half of Gay Americans Live Where They Can Marry »

Nearly half of gay Americans live in states that allow gay marriage. Many states have overturned bans on same-sex marriage,…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 74
Score: 1

Is Your State Unhappy? »

According to a new ranking by Gallup, these are the 10 states with the lowest levels of well-being. Gallup measures…

BeyondThePurchase.Org
by: BeyondThePurchase.Org
views: 303
Score: 1

Top 10 States: Homicide Rates of Females Murdered by Males »

These ten states represent the ten highest homicide rates of females murdered by males. It is important to remember that…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 104
Score: 1

How The Islamic World Views ISIS »

ISIS is a universally hated organization in the Western world. Terrorizing and murderous, ISIS is seen by Western nations as…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 208

The Fattest States In The Union »

By all measures, the obesity epidemic is only getting worse throughout the United States. Needless to say, though, some states…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 130

The States Of Incarceration »

When it comes to throwing people in the slammer, these are the states that do it most frequently. Louisiana has…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 63

Which Are Our Union's Most Conservative States? »

The Deep South claims the top 3 spots for conservatism in the United States, followed by outlier Utah, with the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 61

The States Of Moderation »

In these states, strict ideology and party lines are placed on the back-burner. In Delaware, about 44 percent of the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 36

Florida Passes New York and Becomes 3rd Most Populous State »

For the first time in 20 years, there was a rank change in the top five most populous states (now…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 38

The Supreme Court: Inaction in Action »

On Monday, October 6, 2014, the Supreme Court began its session by refusing to hear any of the marriage equality…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 32

The States Nobody Wants To Live In »

It's never a good sign that half of the residents of your state would move somewhere else if they could,…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 80

Red States Are More Dependent On The Federal Government »

Interestingly, the states that frequently speak out against dependence on the federal government are those that rely on assistance the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 59

In Which States Do Women Stick Around to "Nest"? »

Not Wyoming (last in US). Just 41% of native Wyomingites have their baby in Wyoming. Nearby, Nevada, Montana, and the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 28

Congressional Approval Rating »

This is just sad. How do these people keep getting re-elected when their approval rating for the last three years…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 70

The 2nd Most Popular Religion in Your State May Surprise You »

Christianity still dominates American religious life in all 50 states, but it is fascinating to see what the second most…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 131

The richest people in each state »

The wealth of he richest person per state varies widely.

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 39

US Industry: From manufacturing to retail to health care »

From 1990 until 2013 the nature of industry in the United States has changed dramatically. Manufacturing has fallen steadily. Retail…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 27

Top 10 Countries: Number of Reported Rapes »

It's important to remember that statistics on rape vary. The US had more than 80,000 cases of rape reported to…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 71

States Are Building New Economies »

In a stagnant economy, states are taking several different initiatives to rebuild the system from the bottom up. They are…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 74

Critics of Raising Minimum Wage Debunked »

These 13 states have all increased their minimum wage. As a result, the employment rate is up in all those…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 120

How Happy is Your State? »

According to a new ranking by Gallup, these are the 10 states with the highest levels of well-being. Gallup measures…

BeyondThePurchase.Org
by: BeyondThePurchase.Org
views: 213

Taking Care of Our Veterans: State Expenditures »

In 2013, the total state expenditures on veteran affairs summed over 142 billion dollars. Of that 142 billion, approximately eighty-eight…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 66

Protected Innocence Challenge: How Does Your State Compare »

The Protected Innocence Challenge is a comprehensive study of existing state laws designed to inspire and equip advocates. Under the…

Shared Hope
by: Shared Hope
views: 63
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