The holidays are an exciting time of year which people look forward to. Spending time with family, decorating their homes, and participating in festive traditions are all reasons to enjoy the season. Even though the Christmas craze spreads through the whole country, surely there are some cities that are a little more in love with Christmas than others.
Some feel only excitement as the holiday season approaches, while others are stressed from the thought of selecting Christmas gifts for their loved ones. It can be difficult to find a personalized gift for each person, which is why there are a handful of popular gifts you’ll see under the tree each holiday. With this in mind, we decided to figure out what the top Christmas presents have been each year. We analyzed 5 years of Google search interest data to uncover the #1 gift in every state from 2012 through 2016. The findings are illustrated in the following map graphics.
After every sizeable snowstorm, there is a flurry of news around the possible baby boom to come 9-10 months later. However, there’s also always a steady debate about whether spikes in births are just perceived or are measurable. With snowstorm season approaching, we decided to examine the data and find out which storms were truly the “steamiest.” In other words, which storms created the most substantial spikes in births?
We were curious about which Christmas movies were actually the most popular and where classics ranked against recent releases. To uncover these trends, we analyzed Google search interest data around the holidays for the last 5 years. The results give an interesting look at which Christmas movies have become the most beloved.