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Interactive Map: Cost of Childcare Burdens Many Families in NJ
Colleen O'Dea | December 11, 2013 | More Issues, Social, Maps
Advocates call for state tax break, better monitoring of quality and safety of daycare
The Message of the Map: Girls Are Smarter Than Boys, At Least in Grades 3 to 8
Colleen O'Dea | November 22, 2013 |
Contrary to conventional thinking, boys do not best the girls when it comes to math at virtually any level
November 14, 2013
Interactive Map: Teachers, Superintendents See Slight Hike in Salaries
Average pay for teachers is $68,797, seventh-highest in nation, while NJ school chiefs earn $155,903
November 8, 2013
Interactive Map: Christie’s ‘Landslide’ Deceptive Due to Record-Low Turnout
Apathy blamed on factors ranging from polls predicting big win for governor to voter burnout after three elections within four months
November 1, 2013
By the Numbers: Mapping Sandy Payouts to New Jersey ZIP Codes
More than three-quarters of claims have been paid, with some $1 billion going to Essex and Ocean counties
October 25, 2013
Christie Campaign’s Cash Gives Distinctly ‘Red’ Hue to Map of ‘Blue’ New Jersey
Governor’s fundraising totals far exceed Buono’s even in state’s Democratic strongholds
October 18, 2013
NJ Candidates, Political PACs Break the Bank, Breaking Records for Spending
More than $75M fuels campaigns for state Legislature and governor, two ballot questions
October 17, 2013
Booker Takes Even Dozen Counties for Convincing Victory over GOP Opponent
Lonegan came closer to winning than expected, but still trailed Booker by 10 percentage points
October 11, 2013
NJ's Representatives in DC Spend Millions on Staff, Travel, Other Expenses
Two U.S. senators spent over $6 million last year; 13 members of House ran up $15 million tab
October 4, 2013
More Kids Getting School Breakfast, But Most Who Qualify Still Don’t
Providing meals after start of day proves effective in increasing participation by students from low-income families
September 20, 2013
Interactive Map: Home Values Drop Again While Housing Costs Remain High
Decline of nearly 17 percent since 2008 has seen statewide median value drop from $377,000 to $312,000
September 13, 2013
Interactive Map: NJ suicide rate ranks among lowest but uptick raises concerns
Incidents of suicide rise slightly in state, climb rapidly in nation; New Jersey focuses prevention efforts on youths
September 6, 2013
Interactive Map: It’s Off to the Races in Several Key Legislative Districts
Outcome of contests for state Senate and Assembly certain to have big impact on agenda of state’s next governor.
August 16, 2013
Interactive Map: Dems Maintain Big Edge in ‘Blue’ Jersey Despite GOP Gains
But key to statewide victory rests with unaffiliated voters who make up nearly half of electorate.
August 14, 2013
Interactive Map: Who Went for Winners, Also-Rans in Special Primary?
Booker takes at least 50 percent of votes in all but three counties, Lonegan carries the day among GOP voters statewide
August 9, 2013
Interactive Map: Momentum Builds in NJ Construction Market
Certificates of occupancy up 25 percent for nonresidential development, more than 7 percent for housing
August 2, 2013
Interactive Map: A Look at Alzheimer’s Death Rates in New Jersey
Cases of the disease on the rise as baby boomers move into their senior years.
July 26, 2013
Interactive Map: Disabled Residents Make Progress, Jobs Remain Scarce
Less than 40 percent of disabled New Jersey adults have found work, but that's still better than statistics for country as a whole
July 19, 2013
Interactive Map: Yes, It Really Is As Hot -- and as Humid -- As It Feels
Steamy and sticky July continues recent weather trend in NJ.
June 28, 2013
Interactive Map: Public Housing Vouchers
Even with more than 75,000 vouchers available in New Jersey, demand far outstrips supply.
June 14, 2013
Interactive Map: Hospital Readmissions
Readmission rates have been dropping steadily, but links between rates and demographics could make it tough to make big strides
June 10, 2013
Interactive Map: Graduates Passing Tests
June 7, 2013
Interactive Map: Daytime Population Growth in NJ Cities and Towns
Municipalities with shopping malls, large office buildings, and other large facilities can double in size during the daytime.
June 5, 2013
Interactive Map: A Quiet Primary, Characterized by Incumbent Wins
Christie and Buono easily bested token opposition, setting them up for their November showdown.
May 31, 2013
Interactive Map: New Jersey's Veteran Population
May 24, 2013
Interactive Map: NJ Exceeds Nationwide Skin Cancer Rate
As Shore’s summer season looms, warnings about dangers of too much sun.
May 17, 2013
Interactive Map: Who Leads Race for Campaign Funds?
Republican total of $7 million trails far behind Democrats’ more than $15 million
May 10, 2013
Interactive Map: Breast-Feeding Rates Vary Widely Across N.J.
State pushes hospitals to encourage mothers to nurse their babies, citing health benefits.
May 3, 2013
Interactive Map: State Lags in Economic Recovery, Job Growth
Employment Rate Climbs Nationwide But Number of Unemployment Increases in Seven NJ Counties.
April 26, 2013
Interactive Map: New Jersey’s Deficient Bridges
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