State Analysis

Correlations & Psychometrics

Vishal Singh true

Table of Contents

2. Correlation


Start with simple bivariate correlations. All scatterplots below use % Trump votes in 2016 on the y-axis. We split the correlations by Red-Blue states based on 2016 outcomes In some cases analysis is split by Red-Blue-Switch states based on bassed on states that switched Red between 2012 and 2016 presidential elections. Note: Scatter plots exclude DC, HI, and Alaska Graphs use ScatterD3 R wrapper to D3.js by Julien Barnier

Voting & Income

Voting & Gun Ownership

Gun ownership is derived from BRFSS 2004 survey conducted by Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Gun Ownership: Red-Blue-Swing States

Voting & % of Protestant Population

Voting & % of Population with PhD Degree


The graphs below use variables from research by Rentfrow et al.. The main endeavor in this research is to examine diffrences in big 5 personality traits (Openness, Conscientiousness, Extroversion, Agreeableness and Neuroticism) based on broad geographies.





Broom & PLotly


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  author = {Singh, Vishal},
  title = {Blog: State Analysis},
  url = {},
  year = {2020}