Alyssa Fowers

Washington, D.C.

Graphics reporter focusing on data visualization and analysis
Alyssa Fowers is a graphics reporter for The Washington Post.
Latest from Alyssa Fowers

    Are you middle class?

    From major cities to rural areas, what is considered middle class income can vary greatly. Use your income and zip code to see where you fit in the middle class.

    June 1, 2023

      If the U.S. defaults, will it miss Medicare payments? What about Social Security? See what’s at risk.

      A breach of the debt limit would be uncharted territory for the United States

      May 18, 2023

      Most of the country’s missing workers are back, propelling the economy

      The U.S. economy has recovered 75 percent of the 4 million workers who stopped working because of retirements, lack of child care and health concerns.

      May 5, 2023

        These companies had billions of dollars at risk in Silicon Valley Bank

        See the billions of dollars of unprotected deposits and other holdings that companies had at Silicon Valley Bank, before federal financial regulators stepped in to secure the deposits likely averting a meltdown in the U.S. banking sector.

        March 15, 2023

          Am I eligible for Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan? Try this tool

          Use this tool to see if you're eligible for President Biden's student loan forgiveness plan. The rules are a little more complicated than you might think.

          February 27, 2023

            Who has student loan debt in America?

            Public awareness of education debt is high amid debates over loan forgiveness, yet little is discussed of how the debt shakes out.

            February 27, 2023

            Who spends the most time (and money) on pets?

            Which Americans spend the most on their pets? The data reveal a massive racial gap and a mysterious development among married millennials.

            December 30, 2022

            The most popular people names for dogs

            Do you have a dog's name? See what the data says.

            December 16, 2022

              Millennials shut out of the housing market, again

              Millennials bought homes at record rates during the pandemic. But rising prices, decreasing inventory and high mortgage rates shut out younger buyers in 2022.

              November 30, 2022

              Pandemic led to sharp spike in Black, Asian and Latino homeownership

              In 2021, Black, Latino and Asian households saw the sharpest increase in homeownership since the Great Recession, when all their levels of owning had fallen, according to an analysis of new federal data by The Washington Post. The growth for minority households was more pronounced than for White households.

              November 1, 2022