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U.S. mean centre of population animated

As mentioned previously, the U.S. Census Bureau recently announced the 2010 mean centre of the United States The center is determined as the place where an imaginary, flat, weightless and rigid map of the United States would balance perfectly if … Continue reading

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Sonification of US census data

Frequency Census takes a highly unusual approach to portraying population change in the USA between 1910-2010. Population growth is sonified, linked to increasing musical pitch. Click on the map to hear the change in individual States over time. You can … Continue reading

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Race and ethnicity 2010, US census mapped

Eric Fischer has updated his superb maps of ethnicity based on the newly released 2010 US census block results. These pointillist images, covering more than a hundred cities, depict every 25 residents as a single dot. Each coloured according to … Continue reading

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Mapping U.S. population change

In a beautiful series of watercolour-like maps, Stephen von Worley illustrates population change in the USA over the past ten years. Using custom-built cartographic software and data from the 2010 US census he has created twenty high resolution graphics of … Continue reading

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Interactive U.S. census map

The New York Times has published an amazingly detailed interactive 2010 U.S. census map. The application lets you explore information about population growth and densities, ethnic concentrations and housing development patterns in a series of choropleth maps. Depending on the … Continue reading

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2010 United States mean centre of population

Every ten years The U.S. Census Bureau announces the mean centre of the United States based on population figures from the latest census. Described thus: the place where an imaginary, flat, weightless and rigid map of the United States would … Continue reading

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