Data Visualization: Impact of the Subprime Crisis

We always love the data visualizations from the New York Times. Their designers are really doing an outstanding job.

Yesterday they have published another great one on a topic that is very hard to visualize – a graphic showing how regions throughout the United States are hit differently by the Subprime Mortgage crisis and the level of foreclosures resulting from that.

More information and the full size graphics at the New York Times.

Click on the image below for the link

link to NY Times article

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