While on the topic of maps here’s a Microsoft Virtual Earth mashup — US Demographics Visualizer. It allows the user to map US census data by county. Map population, age, ethnicity, election results, and income. It’s not quite as responsive as the Competitive Edge Explorer, but if you’re looking to explore country-wide census data, then it’s worth taking a look at.
US Demographics Visualizer Using Virtual Earth
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Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time
Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.
Jobs Charted by State and Salary
Jobs and pay can vary a lot depending on where you live, based on 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here’s an interactive to look.