Taking lines of longitude to divide the united states into 50 equal population states. Reddit user curiouskip created a fantastic map of the united states population deciles by latitude and longitude.
The 2010 census records a population of 308 745 538 for the united states which this map divides into 50 states each with a population of about 6 175 000 1.
United states equal population map. Equal population map 3 of the united states is the map of united states of america. Each colored region on the map contains one tenth 30 8 million of the total u s. That way freeman argued in presidential elections the popular vote and electoral college would match up.
An artist and urban planner has redrawn the map of the united states to show what it would look like if the same number of people occupied each state. 1440 x 954 px. A poster version of the map is for sale.
Divided up among 50 states that s a population of a little over six million people per state. But we can also try to divide the united states territory into 50 regions of the equal population separated by lines of longitude. If you draw the borders in this manner each new state would end up with about 6 175 000 residents.
To remedy this issue the electoral reform map redivides the fifty united states into 50 states of equal population. Armed with 2010 census data and an eraser neil freeman redrew the u s. His map is based on 2010 census data which records a population of 308 745 538 for the united states.
345 05kb in bytes 353328. Neil freeman s united states redrawn as fifty states with equal population takes a radically simple stab at electoral college reform. Map in a way that evenly distributed 308 745 538 people across 50 states.