Data Underload

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How Job Groups Changed Over the Past Seven Decades

In the 1950s, almost half of all employed people were either in farming or manufacturing. As you can imagine, work changed a bit over the years. Read More

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All the Foreign Bodies That Got Stuck

Many things get stuck in people's bodies. This is the percentage breakdown for the most common objects that end up in the emergency room. Read More

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Salary and Occupation

Stating the obvious, salaries vary across occupations. Here are some charts that show by how much for 800 of them. Read More

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How Much You Should Be Saving for Retirement

There are a lot of variables to consider, but for people of middle income, here's a suggestion, based on when you start saving and when you want to retire. Read More

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Saving for Retirement and Age

People tend to have more money saved up over time, but range and variation also grow, and often it’s not enough. Read More

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When People Reach $100k in Savings

It was reported that 1 in 6 millennials have at least $100,000 saved. Is this right? It seems high. I looked at the data to find out and then at all of the age groups. Read More

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Mapping When and Where People Start their Commute

For commuters, the farther away you live from the workplace, the earlier you have to leave your house to get to work on time. How much does that start time change the farther out you get? Read More

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How Much Commuting is Too Much?

One person's long commute is another's dream. Another person's normal might be someone else's nightmare. What counts as a long commute depends on where you live. Read More

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Sleep Schedule and Age

From the teenage years to college to adulthood through retirement, sleep is all over the place at first but then converges towards consistency. Read More

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Restless Sleep With Age, How Much and When

It seems like no matter what I do, I cannot sleep through the night. Will it ever let up? According to the data, the answer is no and it will only get worse. Read More

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