Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
$669,000,000+: The total hospital costs for gunshot wounds in 2010
In 2010, 14.4 out of 100,000 US residents sought treatment for a gunshot wound. The uninsured represent up to 59% of the costs.
57%: Average decline in uninsurance rates in seven cities in states that expanded Medicaid
In seven cities in states that did not expand Medicaid, the average decline was only 30 percent.
In Dallas County, revocation rates for black probationers were 55% higher than white probationers
In every study site, black probationers had substantially higher odds of revocation than white or Hispanic probationers.
Women are 32% more likely than men to have 4+ credit cards
Greater holding of store-branded credit cards may help explain the difference.
Today, Gen X and Gen Y have less wealth than their parents did at that age 25 years ago
Why? The foreclosure crisis was key, with home equity falling 65 percent from 2007-10 among Gen X and Y.
25.4% of American adults volunteered with a nonprofit organization in 2013
That year, volunteers contributed 8.1 billion hours—worth an estimated $163 billion.