The Decline: The Geography of a Recession

Watch the pattern of U.S. Unemployment Growth by county since Jan 2007 in this dramatic interactive graphic.

Palm Coast, FL – July 26, 2010 – The housing market and unemployment are closely linked in this Great Recession. Now you can see the growth pattern of unemployment county by county. A friend sent this dramatic interactive graphic.
Watch the deteriorating transformation of the U.S. economy from January 2007, approximately one year before the start of the recession, to the most recent unemployment data available today.
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  1. John Liccardo
    John Liccardo says:

    Geography of a Recession

    Some surprises here through the years for the various Counties and particularly the States.

    I would love to see a overlay of the map by welfare recipients for the same time frame. Then take it a little further and include data on the number of legal and illegal immigrants.

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