Maps

Demand for Foreign-Born Workers Is Spiky

Many U.S. cities cannot access the skilled workers they need.

Map of the Day: The Geography of Klout

Which countries have the most social media influence?

Batman Urbanism: Detailed Maps of Gotham City

With The Dark Knight Rises days away, you can brush up on your Gotham geography.

The New Geography of the Working Class

Which metros have the largest share of working class jobs?

The New Geography of the Service Class

Which metros have the largest share of service class workers?

Graphic of the Day: Jerusalem's Sound Map

Mapping the city's church bells, sirens, and calls to prayer.

Map of the Day: Soda vs. Pop vs. Coke

This time, based on Twitter data.

Breadbaskets and Water Hogs

Stark maps highlight inefficiencies in global food production.

Map of the Day: Church vs. Beer

The cartographers over at Floating Sheep track tweets on both topics.

How Smart Should Our Maps Be?

The future of the map isn't directions, it's information.

Where the Uninsured Live

Keep this map in mind now that the Supreme Court has ruled to uphold Obamacare.

A 3D Play for Citizen Planning

Gothenburg, Sweden, makes its public planning process interactive with an online map.

What If the Housing Bust Wasn’t a Game-Changer?

Something dramatic has to happen to fundamentally change how and where Americans live. But what if the recession wasn't it?

Map of the Day: Where Seniors Are Moving

Baby Boomers over 65 are moving to the coasts.

A Month of Emergencies in America, in GIF Form

Mapping where emergencies are happening in the U.S.

The Geography of Abortion

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

The Invisible Underworld of London

Artist Stephen Walter maps the city below the surface.

A Fresh Look at Where Americans Are Underwater

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

Mapping Global Water Stress

An online tool visualizes various unpleasant water-scarce scenarios.