Highest-paid public employees
According to a study conducted by ESPN, a college football or basketball coach is probably the highest paid public employee in your state. In 2017, with a salary of $11.1 million, the list was topped by Nick Saban who is the football coach at the University of Alabama.
Popular boy names
William and Noah are the most popular boy names right now.
Popular girl names
Emma and Olivia are currently the most popular girl names in America.
The most and the least remembered states
Sporcle conducted a study to find out the least remembered states in the US. Here are the findings.
River basins of the US in color
There are 18 major river basins in the 48 states of the contiguous US, but, as evident from the map, a massive catchment area for the Mississippi River, including the Upper and Lower Mississippi River Basins, dominates.
Forest cover map of the US
Green represents the dense forest that covers a majority of the east coast.
UFO sightings in the US
The darker the green, the more the number of sightings per capita. Circle radius represents sightings per population.
US Highways and Interstate Map
Population density heatmap
Looks like the Midwest has plenty of room for expansion.
The size of the moon compared to the US
Generic term for a sweetened, carbonated beverage
What do you call soda?
Half of the US population lives in just 9 states
Do you fall into this category?
How do Americans address a group of 2 or more people?
I personally went from “You guys…” while living in CA to “Y’all” now living in TX.
How Americans address their friends
Guilty, I call everyone “dude.”
Map showing the most popular brand from each state