The U.S. government has a wealth of raw data concerning a broad cross-section of its society. A lot of that data is housed at the Web site Data.gov. But without a clever mashup, there's no easy way to digest all of these numbers.
ThisWeKnow.org is a mashup that highlights and organizes some of the critical portions of Data.gov by community. You can view details on the makeup of a city's population, as well as how many of those people are homeowners or renters.
You can see whether the community has had a recent influx of new residents. The mashup also displays the number of factories in town and allows you to view local cancer statistics.
Curious about a location's legislative importance? You can peek into any potential legislation that's been introduced by members of Congress for that area.
The American government has collected a mind-numbing amount of national figures and data. With ThisWeKnow, you have a quick, easy-to-understand way to glimpse into the statistical heart of communities all over the country.