population

Looking at a standard map of the US can sometimes give you a skewed idea of where Americans live. After all, some states have way more people than others. This map scales states relative to their populations:

It’s easy to see just how massive the coasts are in population — California’s estimated population of 38,802,500 trounces Wyoming’s 584,153. But the best parts might be the ones you don’t anticipate. Look how big New Jersey is.