Maps

Map of the Day: Where Seniors Are Moving

Baby Boomers over 65 are moving to the coasts.

U.S. Census Bureau

A Month of Emergencies in America, in GIF Form

Mapping where emergencies are happening in the U.S.

Reuters

The Geography of Abortion

America's deepest economic and political divides are reflected in the rate of abortions across the 50 states.

Stephen Walter

The Invisible Underworld of London

Artist Stephen Walter maps the city below the surface.

Courtesy: Zillow

A Fresh Look at Where Americans Are Underwater

A county-level look at where homes are worth less than the debt owed on them.

World Resources Institute

Mapping Global Water Stress

An online tool visualizes various unpleasant water-scarce scenarios.

Mapnificent

30 Minutes on Mass Transit in 20 World Cities

Visualize how far you can get on public transportation in the time you have.

New York City: The Nation's Second Leading Tech Hub

In the last few years, New York has risen to prominence in the world of tech start-ups.

Reuters

Why Manufacturing Still Matters in Cities

A new report shows that 80 percent of manufacturing jobs are located in metropolitan areas.

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The Top U.S. Cities for New Home Construction

Where construction markets are picking up again.

Courtesy: Reconnecting America

Ideas for Optimizing Denver's Transit System

A new report uses reams of data to design a better transportation system.

Reuters

The Most (and Least) Peaceful Places in America

A new report tracks violence and incarceration rates across America's states and metros.

Reuters

Which Cities Tend to Be the Greenest? The Answer May Surprise You

Some metropolitan areas emit much more CO2 than others.

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Judgmental Map of the Day: 7 Deadly Sins Across America

Geographers figured out which U.S. counties are the most greedy, gluttonous and slothful.

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U.S. Teen Birthrates Are Down, But Still High in These States

Teen births follow the same fault lines of religion, politics, and class that divide Americans. 

Reuters

Where the Heavy Metal Bands Are

Why do most heavy metal bands hail from Scandinavia and Northern Europe?

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America's Most Important Airport Cities

Airports are a central component in urban and regional economic development.

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The End of Sprawl?

U.S. census data released today shows a decline in exurban populations.

Where Housing Is Making a Comeback

There are signs that the U.S. housing market is finally bouncing off its bottom.