Graph of the Week: Dressing Up Data


Looking at ones and zeroes lined up on a never-ending Microsoft Excel document is boring. Similarly, data dumps aren't helpful in contextualizing and understanding information.

That's why Boise Weekly plans to get graphic with new ways to visualize data. We're calling it Graph of the Week, in which we'll show off a visual representation of a set of data.

Whether it's City of Boise parking ticket scofflaws, crime statistics or a breakdown of Idaho's budget, expect the results to offer some insight into an otherwise complicated topic.

This week, BW looked into the average assessed value for Boise-area real estate, using data from the Ada County Assessor's Office. Take a look below: