Half the Population of Each State, as a Contiguous Set of Counties

In each of the fifty states as depicted below, the counties (or in the case of Louisiana, parishes; or for Alaska, boroughs) in it shaded in red altogether are home to more than half the state’s population. That is, more people in the state live in the red region than in the entire rest of the state.

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