population geography

Map showing the mean population centers between 1790 and 2010. Map: U.S. Census Bureau.

Population Geography of the United States

Caitlin Dempsey

The United States represents a vast area of land with 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million square kilometers) in size.   A ...

Maps that put a Twist on Global Population

Elizabeth Borneman

Cartographers have created maps that showcase the diversity of the world’s population in unique ways.

Geography and Family Structure

Mark Altaweel

Factors of geography, economics, and social trends have contributed to diverse ranges of household formation.

These US Towns Each Have Less Than 15 Residents

Elizabeth Borneman

Here are a few smaller than small towns in the United States.

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Swipe Through Satellite Data to Help Map Vulnerable Populations

Elizabeth Borneman

MapSwipe and its team of digital volunteers utilize the abundance of smart phone technology to gather more information on natural disasters and the impact they have on people, cities, and countries around the world.

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