Jeff Hargarten | Star Tribune
Interactive Data Journalist | Metro

Jeff Hargarten is a data journalist focusing on data visualization and data-driven enterprise reporting. He graduated in 2014 from the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication with degrees in journalism and new media studies. As a student reporter at the Star Tribune, he previously covered health issues. His past experience includes work for MinnPost, Pioneer Press, News21 and Minnesota Daily.

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2017's most popular baby names: How popular is yours?

Whether you favor perennial favorites or trendier names, see how popular they've been in 2017 -- and in all the years going back to 1910.


Use-of-force police incidents show 10-year decline in Mpls.

Some say stats don't tell full story of encounters.


Minnesota youth could affect key November elections -- if they turn out

Minnesota ranks high on a 2018 ranking of states where young voters' participation could have the greatest significance, despite traditionally low youth turnout.


Complete Minnesota Poll results: State gun legislation

The Star Tribune Minnesota Poll interviewed 625 Minnesota registered voters between April 15 and April 18 about gun ownership, gun violence and gun control. Scroll…


Complete Minnesota Poll results: Gun laws

The Star Tribune Minnesota Poll interviewed 625 Minnesota registered voters between April 15 and April 18 about gun ownership, gun violence and gun control. Scroll…


Complete Minnesota Poll results: Taxes

The Star Tribune poll interviewed Minnesota registered voters between Jan. 8 and Jan. 10. Highlights from questions about the recent federal tax law signed by…


Where strip clubs are zoned in Minneapolis

Minneapolis ordinances funnel strip clubs and sex shops into specific areas downtown.


Google tracked a year of my life in downtown Minneapolis

It was an eye-opening experience examining the mass of data Google had collected.


See which Minnesota hospitals had medical mistakes last year

Minnesota's hospitals have publicly reported preventable errors since 2005. Look up how many have happened by hospital, year or the type of error.


Find the hottest Twin Cities housing markets of 2017

For the second year, the Star Tribune compared home sale data in the Twin Cities to determine which cities had the hottest markets in 2017. How did your city fare?