This map is an hexbin – cartogram – chloropleth map:

  • Each US state is represented by an hexagon  (boundaries available here at the geojson format)
  • Each hexagone area is distorted to match its population (like explained in graph #331, population data found here)
  • Each hexagone is coloured following its population (See the chloropleth section of the gallery)

Code is commented for explanations:



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