The following are some low-effort maps I made in January 2019 that did not involve any number crunching or many hours of design work. I still think they are aesthetically good or interesting, so I sharing them here, all in one post.Created in December 2018, shared on 31 January 2019.
Created and shared on 30 January 2019.
- Population calculated by adding 2018 county populations from Census Bureau,
- Land area calculated ellipsoidally in QGIS,
- GDP estimated roughly based on latest data by state and metro area via Wikipedia
- Household income estimated roughly based on latest state-level per capita data via Wikipedia
“Data” from visual inspection of maps for major US cities.
Data come from Natural Earth river shapefiles and manual placement of cities.