Category Archives: Data

Economic Downturn and Potential of Bridgeport, Chicago

Ramova Theatre, out of business since 1985. Photo by Lauren Yard By Alheli Garcia, Stephen Ruiz, and Lauren Yard Bridgeport, a community of nearly 32,000 people located on the South Side, is known for its blue and white collar workmanship and … Continue reading

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Craft Beer Breweries: Indiana

By Stephen Ruiz This infographic details Indiana’s craft beer market. Ranking 15th in the nation, Indiana currently has 115 craft breweries. The Brewers Association reveals Indiana nearly tripling in breweries since 2011. Because of this, Indiana currently ranks 27th in the United States … Continue reading

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Graphic: Chicago Homicides by Year (1990-2016)

By Stephen Ruiz This graph illustrates the number of homicides in Chicago from 1990-2016. The figures were relatively consistent between 450-550 homicides per year from 2004-2014, but have been on the rise the last 2 years.

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CDC Report: America’s 10 Cities Dealing With A Drinking Problem

By Stephen Ruiz This interactive map utilizes data taken from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) prepared by Men’s Health Magazine to show the prevalence of drinking problems in American cities. Interestingly, zero cities on the East Coast were listed in … Continue reading

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