6 Sep

Map of the Week: The Racial Dot Map

Dustin Cable at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service maps the population distribution of every person in the United States based on the 2010 census along racial and ethnic lines. The resulting map features 308,745,538 dots, each...
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30 Aug

Map of the Week: Oldest Colleges by State

Higher-education information website, eCollegeFinder, mapped the oldest colleges around by state. Check out the list below to find out when the colleges were founded! Via eCollegeFinder Top 10 Oldest States: Massachusetts – Harvard University – 1636 Virginia – College of...
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25 Aug

Map of the Week: Population Growth by Age Group

“The U.S. Census Bureau’s July 1, 2015, population estimates revealed significant differences in population growth by age group, highlighting major impacts of population aging since 2010. There were also differences in state-by-state population growth. For example, more than half of states...
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29 Jun

Map of the Week: Euroscepticism

  In the wake of Brexit, populist parties across Europe have become further vitalized in their calls for breaking away from the European Union. The above map was created based on numerous opinion polls and the degree of political organization of the...
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14 Jun

Map of the Week: State Flags

U.S. State Flags   Today is Flag Day, celebrated to honor the United States flag and its adoption 239 years ago. Modern state flags are a newer phenomenon, having started for use at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. It is...
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