Screenshots taken from NYTimes Interactive graphic. While not the most recent unemployment data, I liked these maps because you see the the location of the house bubble and the manufacturing in the U.S. and the severity of the unemployment in many of those areas.
[caption id="attachment_393" align="alignnone" width="620" caption="Unemployment rate in counties where home prices rose to at least 175% of 2000 levels."][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_392" align="alignnone" width="623" caption="Unemployment rate in counties where at least 25 percent of earnings came from manufacturing, 1998-2000."][/caption]