Nobody lives here: The nearly 5 million Census Blocks with zero population

By Ben • maps • 19 Apr 2014

mapsbynik: Nobody lives here: The nearly 5 million Census...

from the creator's website:

"A Block is the smallest area unit used by the U.S. Census Bureau for tabulating statistics. As of the 2010 census, the United States consists of 11,078,300 Census Blocks. Of them, 4,871,270 blocks totaling 4.61 million square kilometers were reported to have no population living inside them. Despite having a population of more than 310 million people, 47 percent of the USA remains unoccupied."

by mapsbynik
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