Datablog News & Analysis

A Look at the New Amazon Pay Raise in Every State

Amazon is raising its minimum wage for all full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal employees to $15 an hour, which also includes Whole... Read More

Airports With the Worst Delays Before Thanksgiving (2018)

The Thanksgiving holiday is a time for turkey and travel, and that means crowded airports. We looked at airport on-time performance data... Read More

Here Are the Uplifting Results From Last Year's International Coastal Cleanup Day in the US

We looked at data from Ocean Conservancy's coastal cleanup reports to see what US volunteers were able to accomplish during last year's... Read More

Where are Potholes the Largest Problem in New York?

NYC311, New York City’s call center for non-emergency services, receives over 60,000 service requests annually from concerned residents... Read More

Concussions Are on the Rise for these Popular Sports

We analyzed data on sports-related concussions using emergency room injury data from 1998 through 2017, provided by the Consumer Product... Read More

When Do People Start Caring About the Lottery?

Millions of lottery tickets are purchased every month by American hopefuls waiting for that golden ticket to finally cross their path. For... Read More

The Most Dangerous Highways in the US

We ranked the fifty most dangerous highways in the U.S. using data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Fatality... Read More

Violations for Illegal Airbnb Rentals Are on the Rise in New York

Violations being issued for illegal Airbnb rentals in New York City (NYC) have been on the rise in recent months. These illegal short-term... Read More

Where is the Gender Pay Gap Shrinking the Fastest?

We took a look at median earnings data, provided by the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, for men and women working full-time... Read More