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How big is COVIDtown?


As of January 19, 2021, if the current US death toll of 399,053 comprised the population of a single county or municipal government, Covidtown would rank 200th (of 38,779), larger than 99.48% of all US local governments.


#199: WAUKESHA COUNTY, WI (population 400,621)

#200: COVIDTOWN, USA (current population 399,053)

#201: LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA (population 382,226)

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Interesting note: because Covidtown is now larger than almost any city or town in the United States, ~75% of the remaining local governments are counties.




How big is the state of COVID-19?


As of January 19, 2021, if all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States comprised a state of their own it would rank 3rd in size.

Larger: Texas (29,360,759)

THE GREAT STATE OF COVID-19: 24,126,100

Smaller: Florida (19,453,561)





What places did COVIDtown just pass?


U.S. cities & counties exceeded since last change in rankings:

Loudoun County, VA (population 398,080)

Arlington, TX (population 396,394)

St. Charles County, MO (population 395,504)

Pulaski County, AR (population 393,956)

New Orleans, LA (population 393,292)

Wichita, KS (population 390,591)

Placer County, CA (population 386,166)

Manatee County, FL (population 385,571)

Cleveland, OH (population 385,525)

Tampa, FL (population 385,430)





Which states have no cities larger than COVIDtown?


States with no remaining individual cities or counties larger than Covidtown:

Alaska

Arkansas

Connecticut

Mississippi

Maine

Montana

North Dakota

Rhode Island

South Dakota

Vermont

West Virginia

Wyoming





Where do you get your data?


Data sources:

Population of Covidtown: The New York Times' Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count site

Populations of comparison towns: US Census Bureau's 2017 Government Units Survey



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