LiveStories presents: Five Facts

We've gathered data on some of the most
important topics facing Americans today.

Read our insights—or explore the data yourself. 

 
 

State Taxes and Spending

Taxes and spending aren't just a matter of how red or blue a state is. Other factors, like population density and the economic prevalence of oil and gas, explain patterns in the data as well.

 

Refugees in America: Their Origins and Destinations

The number of refugees worldwide stands at historic highs. This story explores the most recent available data from the Office of Refugee Settlement, covering the fiscal years 2012 through 2015.

 

Shifting States of America

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau show how state populations shifted between July 1, 2015, and July 1, 2016. This story takes a closer look at the data.