Monthly Archives: April 2017

Rent Prices and TrelliscopeJS

Rent Prices are Soaring in Most of Colorado

Call it gentrification, supply-and-demand, call it whatever you’d like… the fact is, rent prices have gone up in Colorado in the last decade. Chip Oglesby – GitHub – did a nice analysis on the data provided by colorado.gov.

Chip’s analysis can be seen here.

His analysis states, “Efficiency apartments in Fort Collins/Loveland saw the largest increase in rent between 1996 and 2015. During this 19 year period, rent rose 226.5% from $239.26 to $781.18.”

One of his charts for median prices for Fort Collins/Loveland is very telling:

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Data Visualization – Part 3

What Type of Data Visualization Do You Choose (if any)?

Determining whether or not you need a visualization is step one. While it seems silly, this is probably something everyone (including myself) should be doing more often. A lot of times, it seems like a great way to showcase the amount of work you have been doing, but winds up being completely ineffective and could potentially harm what you’re doing. Once you determine that you actually need to visualize your data, you should have a rough idea of the options to look at. This post will explain and demonstrate some of the common types of charts and plots.

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