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The Mega Millions jackpot is at a record-high $1.6 billion — here’s which states spend the most buying lottery tickets
The Mega Millions jackpot is at a record-high $1.6 billion, and Americans love to play the lottery. Lottery tickets are most popular among residents in Massachusetts — and least popular in North Dakota.
20 years of government data says raising the minimum wage could be good for workers, businesses, and the economy
Economists for the US Census Bureau have found that a raise in minimum wage leads to increased earnings growth for lower-income people, suggesting it's an effective tool for decreasing unstable inequality in the country.
Age distributions vary widely across different parts of the US. Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the US counties with the highest and lowest median ages.
Two decades after Amazon streamlined the process, sales from e-commerce account for a little less than $10 of every $100 spent in retail as a whole.
The South is the fastest growing region in the United States, but not everyone agrees on where the South actually is. Experts are often at odds with public perception when it comes to states like Texas, Missouri, Maryland, and Delaware.
The US Census Bureau recently released its estimates of population change from 2016 to 2017 for each of the nation's 3,142 counties and county equivalents.
The median household income was on the rise in 42 states last year.
The American middle class is richer than ever, according to the latest income data from the US Census Bureau.
Median income in the United States climbed to $59,039 in 2016, the highest on record.
Populations in the South grew at a faster rate than any other US region between 2015 and 2016.