Here's another map featuring data from the U.S. Census, this time broken down into neighborhoods (actually census tracts). You can look up how much money households in your surrounding area make, as well as any neighborhood in the nation. For example, the median household income in my county is $17,898, which is about half of what is required to be considered middle class in my state. However, each census tract is calculated individually, and I see I live in one of the better neighborhoods of that county, where the median household income is $22,818. With this map, you can use the color-coding to see how income distributes over a city or state. Often, the dividing line is quite jarring. Keep in mind that the percentage of retired people and the number of college students in a small area can drastically affect median income. Link -via Metafilter
Treasure Hunt - Win a Tokyoflash Watch of Your Choice!
Going on right now: Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt #27. Win a Tokyoflash watch and neat stuff from the NeatoShop. It's fun and easy to play!