Patchwork Nation

In: Culture Employment Housing Interactive Maps US Economy

28 Mar 2011

Patchwork Nation tracks a number of traditional economic and social indicators over time – but they also include some interesting alternative ones:

Cracker Barrel restaurants and Whole Foods Stores:

Gun shops and Casinos:
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Bankruptcies 2007 vs 2010:
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Change in family income 1980-2010:

2 Responses to Patchwork Nation



March 28th, 2011 at 2:25 pm

no matter what i click here… the only chart i get is “family income change”. how can i find the rest of them?


Dante Chinni

March 28th, 2011 at 4:58 pm

Try going to the main site —

Broadband connectivity is the link up now.

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