Data Analyst and Lover of Baseball and Beer
By Doug Duffy | 20/02/2016
This interactive map displays US gun ownership rates, by percentage of residents, along with homicide and suicide rates, per 100,000 residents. The user can choose which dataset to display as a colorful overlay, with color determined by the scale of the given statistic.
Hovering the mouse over any state will highlight that state and list all of the data for that state in the lower left corner. In addition, ranks for each stat are displayed in parentheses after the value, with 1st being the highest rate or largest population.
Note : This interactive is best viewed from a computer, not a mobile device.
User Inputs :
– Data Plotted : Choice of which stat to plot, Gun Ownership, Homicide Rate or Suicide Rate.
– Show Legend : Checkbox to display legend for the color scale.
– Reset View : Sets field of view back to original dimensions.