Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
White-on-black homicide is 10 times as likely as black-on-white homicide to be ruled justified
Homicides with a white perpetrator and a black victim are more likely to be ruled justified than when the races are reversed.
Women’s real median compensation grew by 73% from 1979 to 2013
During that same period, men’s real median compensation grew by only 13 percent.
1.3 million veterans—10%— lacked health insurance in 2010
Nearly half of uninsured veterans had incomes low enough to qualify for Medicaid in states that accepted ACA expansion.
5: Number of counties nationwide with property tax bills exceeding 3% of the median home price
From 2007 to 2011, most counties had property tax bills that were between 0.5 and 1.5 percent of the median home price.
The federal gas tax has held steady at 18.4 cents since 1995
Though the federal gas tax hasn’t changed, the average state gas tax has ranged from 21 to 29 cents per gallon since 2000.
About 77 million Americans have a report of debt in collections
More than a third of adults with a credit file have a debt in collections and owe, on average, $5,178.