US Map: States Renamed for Countries with Similar GDPs

Recently, we have shared various interesting & hilarious U.S. maps about new states’ names in our twitter and pinterested.

Here we have found another U.S. map about renaming states names to other countries with similar GDPs.

us map states renamed for countries with simkilar GDPs

The map is created using data in 2012. In 2012, California, the largest state economy in U.S., was the 9th largest economy in the world, which was just slightly below Italy’s GDP in the same year. So you can see that California is renamed as “Italy” in this map. Furthermore, Texas is renamed as “Australia”, which is the world’s 13th largest country by GDP.

You can check out the map to see which country produced similar GDP as your state in 2012.

Here is a similar map using data in 2007 that you may compare the differences between two maps.

us map states renamed for countries with similar GDPs 2007

Please note that economy atmosphere in both the U.S. and the globe were different in 2007 & 2012 that we could not simply comment if the economy in specific state was good or bad just based on the map as further study and comparison are needed.

Feel free to share your views toward these maps or tell us if you have amazed by the maps.

U.S. Map: Native Residents in State

Have you ever thought of how many people living in America are native residents in United States? Here is an U.S. map, created by Vizual Statistix Tumblr, shows the percentage of native-born residents in State.


From the above map image, you can see that people in Florida, Nevada, and Arizona mainly came from somewhere elase while people in Texas, Louisiana, and the upper-Midwest are mainly original inhabitants.

Heat Map: Home Prices Reaches the Highest in Five US States in May

A clickable US Heat Map has been created for showcasing the Home Price Index in May 2013, according to the latest CoreLogic’s Home Price Index Report.

You maybe a bit surprised by the home prices in Texas, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Alaska and Vermont as they are all higher than the time before the financial crisis hit.This heat map was created using discrete range colors that red represent the state’s home prices hit the top while green represents the home price is the cheapest. You can click on each state to get more information: