Neighboroo uses Google maps to give you statistics about your hometown. Look up housing prices, cost of living, income, racial breakdown, commute times, crime rates, and political affiliation. Example: the median price of a Brooklyn home is $493,000 (2X the national average) and the average household has 2.8 people with an income of $64,000
Check out your home if you live in the US. Quite interesting. The image above shows the info for Chicago, Illinois. Quite detailed info you can discover about your town. Everything from crime statistics, to political affinity, air quality, and several other demographics.
It lists average home prices, apartment rentals, taxes, and cost of living as well. This is quite useful especially for those looking to move to a new area.