Nik Freeman/

Today's map comes courtesy of Nik Freeman, who runs a great tumblr featuring maps like this one about all the Waffle Houses. Using 2010 U.S. Census data, he highlights the 47% of the country that remains unoccupied. For more observations, visit his site.

The Afternoon Map is a semi-regular feature in which we post maps and infographics. In the afternoon. Semi-regularly.