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22 Fascinating Demographic Maps of the USA

 The USA is without doubt a fascinating country. When the data is collected on it and its inhabitants each year, there's a whole myriad of information to be learned. Take a look at the following 22 maps that show the US' demographic makeup in detail - who knows? You might learn something entirely new: 
 
This map shows which jobs are held at a disproportionately higher rate in each state compared to the rest of the country.
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This map shows which jobs pay disproportionately high salaries in each state relative to the rest of the country.
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Americans are always on the move. This map shows the overall population change in the country from 2014 to 2015.
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The western part of the country, together with its oil-rich regions, experienced a population increase. Northern counties and Appalachia experienced the opposite.
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San Francisco, New York and Miami were among the coastal cities that had a lot of immigration from other countries.
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The north eastern part of the country had more people moving out than moving in, whereas southern states such as Texas and Florida had an influx of domestic movers.
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This map shows the most popular boys’ names in each state.
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During 2015, it was clear that Emma was the most popular girls’ name in the USA.
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Many of the southern states still have low high school graduation rates, highlighting the USA’s educational inequality.
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The US government still owns vast swathes of the country’s land. Federally-owned land is highlighted in purple.
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This map shows that the US heartland has much higher marriage rates when compared to the rest of the country.
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Northern areas of the US tend to have an older population on average, whereas southern and western areas tend to have young populations on average.
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There are large publicly-traded companies headquartered in many US states.
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The gross domestic products of individual US states are comparable to gross domestic products of whole countries.
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This map shows that there is marked income inequality across the whole country.
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Millennials make a lot more money on average in certain US states than they do in others.
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There are three US states in which the gender pay gap is more pronounced than in the others. 
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Big coastal cities are the most expensive places to live in the US. Inland and rural areas are the cheapest.
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These are the countries that each state exports most of its goods to.
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In contrast, this is where the most imported goods come from in each state.
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The purple areas represent people living in super-dense cities. These people amount to half of the entire US population.
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These are the most commonly-spoken languages (excluding English and Spanish) in each New York City neighborhood.
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Content and image source: Business Insider
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