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New Map of the Census

The Census has a lot of great data, but it is only ever displayed in the sometimes oddly shaped census tracts.  A gentleman by the name of Brandon Martin-Anderson decided to instead plot a point for every individual counted in the US or Canadian census, spreading them within the census tracts as necessary.

The result is a map that requires no legend or borders or roads to show the fascinating population patterns of North America.

Census Dotmap - USHere’s a view of Washington, DC:

Census Dotmap - DCAnd here’s Upstate New York:

Census Dotmap - Upstate NYCheck out the whole thing.  It’s interactive!

 

 

 

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