Posts Tagged ‘Population Density’

Concentrations of people and economic activity

March 27, 2017

The USA is a big country.  But its population and economic activity are not evenly spread across the country.

Here are the counties where half the U.S. population lives.

Here are counties where half of U.S. economic activity takes place.

And, below, the counties carried by Hillary Clinton in 2016—in blue, of course.   She carried 88 of the 100 largest U.S. counties.

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A note on population density

December 3, 2015
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Five percent of the world’s population lives in the blue area on the map. Another five percent lives in the red area. Double click to enlarge.

Source: Max Roser, creator of Our World in Data.

Hat tip to Wait but Why