Visualizations

Following are featured visualizations available from Voice for Liberty. For all articles about visualizations, click here. For a gallery of all visualizations, click here. Most visualizations have been created with Tableau and hosted by Tableau Public.

MSA populations from 2020 Census


An interactive visualization of 2020 census data for metropolitan statistical areas. Click here to use this visualization.

Kansas 2020 presidential election


An interactive visualization of the 2020 general election for president in Kansas, at the precinct level. Click here to use this visualization.

Measuring household experiences during the coronaqvirus (COVID-19) pandemic


An interactive visualization of household data on the effects of the pandemic. Click here to use this visualization.

Presidential data explorer


Explore the economic record of presidents, starting with Harry S Truman. Click here to use this visualization.


Employment

Employment measures


There is more than one way to count employment and jobs. Click here to use the visualization and learn the difference.

National employment and unemployment


Labor force, employment, unemployment, and unemployment by race/ethnicity. Click here to use the visualization.

Employment and unemployment in the states


An interactive visualization of employment and unemployment data for states and the nation. Click here to use this visualization.

Employment by metropolitan area and major industry

Employment by MSA and Major Industry Example
Source of data is Bureau of Economic Analysis, an agency of the United States Department of Commerce. Click here to use this visualization.

Metropolitan area employment and unemployment


An interactive visualization of labor force, employment, and unemployment rate for all metropolitan areas in the United States. Click here to use this visualization.

Labor productivity in the states


An interactive visualization of labor productivity in the states. Click here to use this visualization.

Employment in the states


An interactive visualization of monthly employment in the states by major industry category. Click here to use this visualization.

Unemployment claims by state


A visualization of unemployment insurance claims by state, adjusted for population. Click here to use this visualization.

Occupational employment statistics


Salary data presented in an interactive visualization by occupation, and by metropolitan area. Click here to use this visualization.

State and local government employment


A visualization of federal, state, and local government civilian employees by state and function. Click here to use this visualization.

Local government employment by state and function


An interactive visualization of local government employment, grouped by state and function. Includes employees and payroll per resident. These are local government employees only. State and federal government employees are not included. Click here to use this visualization.

State government employment by state and function


An interactive visualization of state government employment, grouped by state and function. These are state government employees only. Local and federal government employees are not included. Click here to use this visualization.


Economics and Income

Business Formation Statistics by State


Business Formation Statistics provide timely and high-frequency information on new business activity in the United States and individual states. Click here to use this visualization.

Consumer Price Index and inflation


The Consumer Price Index is the most widely used measure of inflation. This interactive visualization presents all CPI data. Click here to use this visualization.

Real personal income for states and metros


Interactive visualizations of personal income adjusted for regional price parity and personal consumption expenditures price index in states and metropolitan areas. Click here to use these visualizations.

Real personal income by metropolitan area


Source of data is Bureau of Economic Analysis, an agency of the United States Department of Commerce. Click here to use this visualization.

Household income in the states


A visualization of household income by state, adjusted for inflation. Click here to use this visualization.

Federal revenue and outlays


An interactive visualization of federal government revenue and spending from 1962 to the present. Click here to use this visualization.

County business patterns


County Business Patterns (CBP) is an annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry. This series includes the number of establishments, employment during the week of March 12, first quarter payroll, and annual payroll. Click here to use this visualization.

Zip code business patterns


An interactive visualization of business data by zip code. Click here to use this visualization.

Small area income and poverty estimates


An interactive visualization of household income and poverty data for states and counties. Click here to use this visualization

Downtown Wichita jobs


A visualization of jobs and employment data for zip code 67202, which is downtown Wichita. Click here to use this visualization.

Wichita metro employment by industry


An interactive visualization of Wichita-area employment by industry.

Downtown Wichita attraction attendance


Attendance at downtown Wichita attractions presented in an interactive visualization. Click here to use this visualization.

Monthly state retail sales


Monthly retail sales by state and major retail sector, in an interactive visualization. Click here to use this visualization.

Real gross domestic product by component


Gross domestic product (GDP) shown by major component or category, in real (inflation-adjusted) dollars. Click here to use this visualization.

Gross domestic product by metropolitan area and industry

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Source of data is Bureau of Economic Analysis, an agency of the United States Department of Commerce. Click here to use this visualization.

Quarterly real gross domestic product by state and industry


An interactive visualization of state Gross Domestic Product by industry, reported quarterly. Click here to use this visualization.

Gross domestic product by state and industry

Real GDP for the states and industries. Source of data is Bureau of Economic Analysis, an agency of the United States Department of Commerce. Click here to use this visualization.

Real gross domestic product by county


Real GDP values by county, presented in an interactive visualization. Click here to use this visualization.


Taxation

Tax collections in the states

Tax Collections by the States Example
Tax collections by state governments. Total and per capita. U.S. Census Bureau, Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections. Click here to use this visualization.

Quarterly state government tax collections


State government tax collections presented in an interactive visualization. Click here to use this visualization.

Kansas tax receipts


Kansas tax receipts by category, presented in an interactive visualization. Click here to use this visualization.

Kansas hotel guest tax collections


Kansas hotel guest tax collections presented in an interactive visualization. Click here to use this visualization.

Kansas agency expenditures


Data regarding State of Kansas agency spending. Click here to use this visualization.

Kansas agency revenue


Data regarding State of Kansas agency revenue. Click here to use this visualization.

Kansas vendor transactions


Data regarding State of Kansas payments to vendors. Click here to use this visualization.

State and local government employees

State and Local Government Employees Example
Annual payroll per state resident and state residents for each FTE employee count. U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 Census of Governments. Click here to use this visualization.


Transportation

Airport traffic statistics


Airport traffic data presented in an interactive visualization. Click here to use this visualization.

National transit database


An interactive visualization of data over time from the National Transit Database. Click here to use this visualization.

Highways in the states


Total lane miles, urban and rural, using data reported by the Federal Highway Administration for 2016. Click here to use this visualization.


Population

Metropolitan area populations


An interactive visualization of populations of metropolitan statistical areas, or MSA, in the United States starting in 1969. Click here to use this visualization.

City and other populations


An interactive visualization of city and other populations. Click here to use this visualization.

Population of the States with Components


An interactive visualization of state population, with changes due to births, deaths, and migration. Click here to use this visualization.

Population of Metros and Counties with Components


An interactive visualization of metropolitan area and county population, with changes due to births, deaths, and migration. Click here to use this visualization.

State population estimates


Annual population estimates for states from the United States Census Bureau. Click here to use this visualization.

Populations of the states


An interactive table and charts of populations in the states and regions, starting in 1929. Click here to use this visualization.

Populations of the counties


An interactive table, chart, and map of populations in the counties. Click here to use this visualization.

Zip code populations


Population for zip codes in an interactive visualization. Click here to use this visualization.

Economic indicators in the states


Economic indicators in the states, coincident and leading indexes. Source is Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Click here to use this visualization.


Education

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) by ethnicity


Source of data is National Center for Education Statistics, a division of United States Department of Education. Click here to use this visualization.

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) by lunch eligibility

NAEP by Lunch Eligibility Example
Source of data is National Center for Education Statistics, a division of United States Department of Education. Click here to use this visualization.

School spending in the states


Data from ElSi, a service of the National Center for Education Statistics, regarding per-pupil revenue and spending in the states. Click here to use this visualization.

School staffing and students

School Staffing and Students, United States, through 2014, example
Trends for the nation and each state in teachers, administrators, and students. Click here to use this visualization.

Kansas school employment by district


Kansas school employment and ratios to students in an interactive visualization. Source of data is Kansas State Department of Education. Click here to use this visualization.

Kansas selected school statistics by building


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Kansas school spending by district


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Kansas school fund balances

Kansas School Fund Balances Example
Source of data is Kansas State Department of Education. Click here to use this visualization.

Kansas school salaries


An interactive visualization of Kansas school salaries by district and category. Click here to use this visualization.

Wichita public school district checkbook

Wichita Public Schools Checkbook
Source of data is Wichita Public School District. Click here to use this visualization.

Wichita MSA employment

Example from the visualization and instructions. Click for larger.
An interactive visualization of Wichita-area employment and unemployment. Click here to use this visualization.

Wichita check register


Wichita spending data presented as a summary, and as a list. Click here to use this visualization

Government revenue, spending, and deficit as percent of GDP

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Source of data is Bureau of Economic Analysis, an agency of the United States Department of Commerce. Click here to use this visualization.

State and local direct general expenditures, per resident


An interactive visualization of state and local direct general expenditures, per resident. Click here to use this visualization.

Kansas state and local tax revenue

Kansas State and Local Tax Revenue Example

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NAEP scores and charter schools

NAEP scores for Colorado. Click for larger.
An interactive table of NAEP scores for the states and races, broken down by charter school and traditional public school. Click here to use this visualization.

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