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The Geography of a Recession (NY Times)

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

[Editor's note: This interactive Flash map from the New York Times allows the user to mouse over each of the 3,000 some county-level jurisdictions in the US and examine unemployment rates. Users can view all counties or limit the analysis to preset thematic filters. Thanks Mary Kate!]

Republished from the New York Times.
Interact with the original Flash version.

Job losses have been most severe in the areas that experienced a big boom in housing, those that depend on manufacturing and those that already had the highest unemployment rates. Related Article

Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Ofheo; U.S.D.A.
Graphic by The New York Times