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200 Years of Immigration to the U.S.

200 Years of Immigration to the U.S.

Visualization demonstrates the changing status of U.S. immigration
The composition and rate of immigrants moving to the United States has seen major changes and fluctuations over the course of American history. These changes create an understanding of American immigration patterns, which is influenced greatly by domestic immigration policy...
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Washington Campaign Finance

Washington Campaign Finance

Interactive data provides detailed contributions to Washington politicians
Campaign contributions are a vital part of state and local politics, and much can be learned about the candidate, the election, and the democratic process through their analysis. The State of Washington's data portal...
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Electric Vehicles in Washington State

Electric Vehicles in Washington State

DOL data details registered electric and hybrid vehicles
A new dataset compiled by Washington state’s data portal Data.WA.gov provides information on all electric and hybrid vehicles registered through the Washington State Department of Licensing. This data features three metrics: electric vehicle population by ZIP code...
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Trends In Action

STEM Degrees Granted at Wenatchee Valley College

Decline in STEM degrees since 2012

Is a tech-oriented state economy bypassing the greater Wenatchee area? One clue is the relative penetration of STEM jobs, as seen in the indicator from the Vitals by the Institute at the Association of Washington Business (AWB)...
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Student Homelessness

Low wages influencing a growing population

The homeless in most communities can be easy to spot. These are adults we see camping under bridges, lying in doorways or standing around shelters. But another group of homeless – youth homeless – are largely hidden. They show up...
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Youth Hopelessness

Record high levels a cause of concern

The latest results of Washington’s Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) are in and student hopelessness has reached a record high in the combined counties. According to the survey administered in public schools, 43% of 10th graders in...
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Welcome Our New Student Interns!

Ryan Criswell
Ryan CriswellHometown: Millcreek, WA
Expected Graduation Date: Spring, 2023

    Post-graduation plans:

    Pursue a MSc in either Data Science or AI-Machine Learning and secure a role at a large tech company in Seattle.

    After a few months of working on the Trends project, my favorite thing so far:

    After a few months of working on the Trends project, my favorite thing so far: Getting to explore data from 2020 and see quantitatively how covid has impacted our state, counties, and cities differently. The data gives us insight into the subtle differences in our local areas.

    Kate Guadarrama-Diaz
    Kate Guadarrama-DiazHometown: Royal City, WA
    Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2023

      Post-graduation plans:

      I am looking to secure a position in the Healthcare industry as a Data Analyst.

      After a few months of working on the Trends project, my favorite thing so far:

      Being given the oppurtunities to update the healthcare and education data that will be used to make informed decisions in counties all over the state.