The U.S. Map Distorted by Population

Jason English
MyLife / MyLife

The folks at social networking site MyLife created today's map, which resizes the states based on their population. Look at poor Wyoming squeezed in there.

The smallest five states, per the U.S. Census Bureau, are Wyoming, Vermont, North Dakota, Alaska, and South Dakota. California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Illinois make up the top five. Here's a list of all the states by population.

The Afternoon Map is a semi-regular feature in which we post maps and infographics. In the afternoon. Semi-regularly. Thanks to Bryan at MyLife for sending this one over.