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Re: Using CountryData to Get US Population by State

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  • Subject: [mg126750] Re: Using CountryData to Get US Population by State
  • From: "Kevin J. McCann" <kjm at KevinMcCann.com>
  • Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2012 16:03:20 -0400 (EDT)
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An observation about the results: all of the states have integer 
populations except Georgia, which is floating point. Curious.

Kevin

On 6/3/2012 5:02 AM, Bob Hanlon wrote:
> statePopulations = {#, WolframAlpha[
>        "population of "<>  #, {{"Result", 1}, "ComputableData"}]}&  /@
>        DeleteCases[
>      CountryData["UnitedStates", "Regions"],
>      "DistrictOfColumbia"];
>
>
> Bob Hanlon
>
> On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 5:44 AM, Gregory Lypny
> <GREGORY.LYPNY at videotron.ca>  wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>>
>> Can anyone help me with the syntax for CountryData so that I can get the population of individual US states?
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Gregory
>



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