An interactive map of vanishing employment across the country, updated with the latest figures.via www.slate.com
Looking back into history, we arranged all of the Fortune 500 companies by their establishment date, and compared those dates to slumps in the economy. The numbers are quite interesting.
The unemployment rate is the highest it's been in 20 years. One might assume that as more and more people fell out of work, the crime rate would rise. But as the unemployment continued to rise last year, crime dropped to its lowest level in years. This is a look at U.S. crime rates and unemployment rates since 1989.
Across the nation, cities have seen rising unemployment rates and many people are struggling to find jobs. In some areas of the country, that may be more difficult than others. Today we look at the cities in America that have been hit the hardest by job loss and have the highest rate of unemployment.