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Map Title: Average Retail Employee Wage by County - 2012
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: This map from the Census Bureau shows average wages for retail employees for each county plus mousing over a county will reveal how many retail establishments that county has and how many retail employees are in that county.

Map Title: Actual Median Income vs. What it Feels Like You're Making, 2014
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: National Public Radio, using data recently released by the Census Bureau, constructed an interactive graphic showing a city's median income versus what that median income actual feels like (how much buying power that paycheck has in that particular city).

Map Title: Income Inequality by State, 1979-2012
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: The Martin Prosperity Institute, part of the University of Toronto, created a map showing the Gini index, a measure of income inequality, for each state for 1979, 1989, 1999, 2009, and 2012.

Map Title: Female vs. Male Pay, 2012
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: The Washington Post constructed a map from data in a report from the American Association of University Women about the pay inequality between and women (the report used data from the Census Bureau collected in 2012). Connecticut ranks 24th best in gender pay equity with women earning 78% of what men do. Compare this map to the one below using 2010 data.

Map Title: Long-Term Unemployed by State - January 2014
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: National Public Radio, using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, have a map that shows what percentage of the unemployed in each state fall into the category of long-term unemployed - those who have been looking for work for 27 weeks or longer.

Map Title: Minimum Wage Laws in the States as of January 1, 2014
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: The federal Department of Labor has a map showing the minimum wage for each state.

Map Title: Median Household Income by State, 2010
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: NPR compiled Census data to show the median household income of each state.

Map Title: Unemployment by New England State, Feb 2012 vs. Feb 2011
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: The Federal Reserve Bank in Boston issued its quarterly report, New England Economic Indicators and it is full of easy to digest and absorb graphs about the employment figures in New England by state and as it compares to the national economy.

Map Title: Improper Unemployment Insurance Payments by State - FY 13
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: A state-by-state comparison of the rate at which states are making improper unemploment insurance. (Connecticut's rate was 2.43%.)

Map Title: Unemployment Rate Nationwide by County, 12 month average
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: From the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, this map is updated monthly with the current 12-month average unemployment rate.
Map Title: Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas - updated Nationwide
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: Shows whether metropolitan areas are above or below the national unemployment rate.
Map Title: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages - updated
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: A highly customizable map tool from the Bureau of Labor Statistics where users can examine unemployment statistic at the state, county, and city level.
 
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