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Behind the Data: Alcohol consumption by income bracket

Sep 12, 2013
Based on Gallup data, we looked at what income says about alcohol consumption.

Behind the Data: Pet ownership by income bracket

Sep 12, 2013
We examine what a person's income says about what pets they own.

Behind the Data: Commute time by income bracket

Sep 12, 2013
We looked at the relationship between a person's income and their daily commute.

Behind the Data: Car type by income bracket

Sep 12, 2013
What can a person's income tell you about the type of car they drive?

Behind the Data: Home ownership by income bracket

Sep 12, 2013
A person's income can reveal whether they tend to own, or rent, their place of residence.

Behind the Data: Marital status by income bracket

Sep 12, 2013
Are you married? Divorced? Single? If you reveal your income, data can shed light on marital status trends.

How the one percent make their money today

Sep 11, 2013
The gap between rich and poor in America is at its widest ever. But the way the rich make their money has changed.
Posted In: 1 percent, the wealthy

Cascade Platinum: Turning household goods into gold

Sep 6, 2013
Consumer products companies are offering customers upscale versions of everyday household goods -- things like embossed paper towels.
Posted In: consumer products, Procter & Gamble

Whole Foods will open in depressed Chicago neighborhood

Sep 4, 2013
Whole Foods is opening a new location in Englewood, a low-income neighborhood on Chicago's south side.

A football fantasy: Ranking the NFL with economics

Sep 3, 2013
As the pro football season kicks off, the Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk is looking beyond passing yards and fumbles. Our W&P power rankings put the NFL team with the highest median income on top.
Posted In: NFL, football, median income, San Francisco, Detroit