Data Stories

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Maryland ahead of Congress in female legislative representation, but numbers have stagnated

While the share of women in the General Assembly surpasses that of the U.S. Congress, the number has not changed significantly in more than a decade.

Monday night blues: Washington can’t win at home on Monday Night Football, but it might not be their fault

Washington is a brutal 2-15 at home under Monday night’s primetime lights since 1996, the worst record in such games in the NFL.

These are the most unequal places in Maryland

Not all places in Maryland were created equal. According to the Gini Index, a measure of income distribution, Pikesville is the most unequal place in Maryland. The Gini coefficient measures inequality on a scale of one to zero, with zero…

Gentrification spreading from Washington, D.C. to Prince George’s County

An increase in home values, coupled with shifting racial demographics and higher incomes in northern Prince George’s County neighborhoods may indicate that gentrification is spreading from Washington, D.C. to the surrounding Maryland suburbs.

What’s Mark Trumbo really worth to the Orioles?

After rejecting Baltimore’s qualifying offer of $17.2 million, Trumbo is on the free-agent market, likely looking for a multi-year deal worth more than $15-million-per-year.

John Wall breaks Washington Wizards’ all-time assists record

In just six-plus seasons, point guard John Wall broke the Washington Wizards’ franchise record for assists that stood for three and a half decades.

Number of early votes in Maryland doubles from 2012 to 2016; 22 percent already voted this year

Number of early votes in Maryland doubles from 2012 to 2016

In liberal Washington suburbs, Trump supporters feel isolated

This quiet suburb on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., is one of tree-lined streets, well-manicured lawns — and Hillary Clinton yard signs.

Hometowns of Maryland high school football recruits have higher median incomes than basketball recruits

The best lacrosse players in Maryland hail from wealthier parts of the state than the best football and basketball players.

Baltimore Ravens are NFL’s only team with top five rushing and passing defense

Through the first five weeks of the 2016 season, only one defense has allowed fewer yards per game than the Baltimore Ravens. Their uniquely balanced defense has propelled them to a winning record, despite their below-average offense, which is ranked 22nd.