While on the subject of gas prices, Foreign Policy has a graph of the prices per gallon of gasoline from 2000 to 2006. With the US at the lower tier, I feel like a bit of a whiner (“Waa waa waa, it costs 30 dollars to fill my tank”). At the lower end, it seems Venezuela seems the place to be, with some major government subsidizing going on.
Gas Prices Over Time, 2000-2006
Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time
Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.
How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown
We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.