U.S. Life Expectancy Map

Shown above is a map of the United States. Each U.S. state is highlighted in relation to its average life expectancy. The states marked in shades of blue represent longer lifespans at over 80 years of age. The ones colored in white have the national average lifespan of 79, and those with warm colors (yellow, … Read more

U.S. 7-Eleven Locations Map

Shown above is a map of the United States and the areas of the country with outlets of the convenience store chain 7-Eleven. Data scraping company ScrapeHero notes that within the U.S., there are more than 8,900 branches of 7-Eleven, across over 2,000 cities in 37 U.S. states and territories. The state of California has … Read more

Most Popular Social Media Apps in the U.S.

This is a map of the United States where it shows each state’s most popular social media application. It is interesting to note that the most popular apps listed all have their headquarters located in the San Francisco Bay Area in California.  According to telecom company CenturyLink, the number one social media app in the … Read more

U.S. Average Snowfall Map

This is a map of the United States showing the average snowfall for each county. Areas marked in shades of brown experience less snowfall. These include the western and southern states, as well as the state of Hawaii. They are usually mountains, deserts, or tropical in nature. Meanwhile, counties in the northern states, a few … Read more

Where the United States is Uninhabited

This map of the United States, entitled “Nobody Lives Here”, highlights areas in the country that are uninhabited. The areas highlighted in green are those without people living in them. This is measured in units called blocks, defined as “the smallest area unit used by the U.S. Census Bureau for tabulating statistics”. Out of more … Read more

Highest Ranking Official in Each U.S. State

This is a map of the United States, where it shows the highest-ranking official that each state has given, according to the U.S. presidential line of succession. 19 states have produced the highest official of the land – the President of the United States. The 46th President, Joe Biden, hails from the state of Delaware. … Read more

U.S. Ethnic Majorities by County Map

This is a map of the United States corresponding to each county’s predominant ethnic group. An overwhelming majority of U.S. counties have a Caucasian-dominant community (marked in orange). The Hispanic/Latin society (bronze) is the second-most dominant, with a large presence in the southwestern U.S. states, as well as in a few counties in Washington, Kansas, … Read more

U.S. Palm Trees Map

This is a map of the United States relative to the existence of native palm trees, specifically, from the Arecaceae plant family. The state of Florida has more palm trees than any other U.S. state, with as many as five species found in most of the Sunshine State. It is in the southern part of … Read more

Largest U.S. Lakes Map

The map shown above is that of the United States. It depicts the largest lake in each U.S. state which exclusively belongs to that state. The largest lake belonging to just one state is Utah’s Great Salt Lake, measuring 1,700 square miles (sq mi). The Iliamna Lake in Alaska comes at a close second, with … Read more