United States

These maps show the extreme variations of US population density

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1 in every 38 people living in America resides in New York. Image: Unsplash/Oliver Niblett

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a map showing New York City's rural equivalent with regards to population
This is the rural equivalent of New York City. Image: Slate
a map showing LA county's rural equivalent
This is the rural equivalent of LA county. Image: Slate
a map showing Chicago's rural equivalent
This is the rural equivalent of Chicago. Image: Slate

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a chart showing the least populated areas, with Kalawao County, Hawaii at number one with just 86 people
Kalawao County, Hawaii tops the chart with a population of just 86 people Image: Visual Capitalist
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