Noteworthy

XKCD-2152

Hover text: “Sitting here idly trying to figure out how the population of the Old West in the late 1800s compares to the number of Red Dead Redemption 2 players.” — https://xkcd.com/2152/ — This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License.

Population of old (1900) American West: 4.277.402
Number of Red Dead Redemption 2 sales: >24 million.

Defining “Western United States”

Alaska • Arizona • California • Colorado • Hawaii • Idaho • Montana • Nevada • New Mexico • Oregon • Utah • Washington • Wyoming

(Apparently Texas isn’t old west. I’m surprised!)

1900 USA Census

(Filtered to show only “Western” states)

State Population
California 1,485,053
Colorado 539,700
Washington 518,103
Oregon 413,536
Utah 276,749
Montana 243,329
New Mexico 195,310
Idaho 161,772
Hawaii 154,001
Arizona 122,931
Wyoming 92,531
Nevada 42,335
Alaska 32,052
Total: 4,277,402

 

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