This interactive Federal Government Shutdown Map created by ESRI explores the cities which could be most affected by the shutdown.
Washington, D.C (not surprisingly) tops the list. Bakersfield, CA rounds out the top ten.
Utilizing data from Trulia.com and the U.S. Census Bureau, the map depicts the top 10 metropolitan areas in the US that have the highest percentage of local wages going to federal workers. Also included for further analysis are the median household income and the unemployment rate compared to national statistics which gives a better understanding of the local impact to each these areas.
Federal Government Shutdown Update – as of 10/17: Congress passed a measure to fund the government until January 15th and raise the debt ceiling until February 7th.
Click here to launch the map.