Mailing List:2001-02-27 03, Re: Gleaned... (density), by Karl H. Schwerin

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From: karl h schwerin <schwerin -at- unm.edu> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Gleaned... (density) Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 12:56:04 -0700 (MST) In-Reply-To: <007301c0a0af$4bd44f60$61435c0c@gqhcsxhi> Other surnames can be checked by replacing "whitney" in the URL. I tried mine "schwerin" and got interesting results (we're not a common surname, mostly less than 1 in 10,000 population). That, by the way seems to be the case with the Whitneys in Alabama (There ain't any!) <a href="http://hamrick.com/names/names.cgi?surname=whitney&year=1990&type=html">http://hamrick.com/names/names.cgi?surname=whitney&year=1990&type=html</a> <a href="http://hamrick.com/names/names.cgi?surname=schwerin&year=1990&type=html">http://hamrick.com/names/names.cgi?surname=schwerin&year=1990&type=html</a> On Tue, 27 Feb 2001, R. Kyser wrote: > > -----Original Message----- > Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2001 2:56 AM > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Gleaned from Ancestry.com > > > > > >Bordering New York and Pennsylvania, New Jersey is said to be one of the > most > >densely populated states in the country. > > This is understatement. New Jersey is by far the most densely populated > state in the Union. Here is a comparison, using figures from a recent > National Geographic Road Atlas: > > New Jersey 1,034 residents per sq. mi. > > Rhode Island 814 > > Massachussets 738 > > Connecticut 651 > > Maryland 487 > > New York 369 > > Delaware 357 > > Ohio 270 > > Pennsylvania 265 > > Florida 250 > > Illinois 211 > > California 203 > > Hawaii 183 > > District of Columbia 7,666 > > California and Florida will jump a space or three for 2000. Here's the > whole country, with slightly different (land-only) numbers: > <a href="http://www.demographia.com/db-landstatepopdens.htm">http://www.demographia.com/db-landstatepopdens.htm</a> > > Last, but hardly least, here is the density of Whitneys: > <a href="http://hamrick.com/names/names.cgi?surname=whitney&year=1990&type=html">http://hamrick.com/names/names.cgi?surname=whitney&year=1990&type=html</a> > > (What's the story with Alabama?) > > Cheers, > Ron Kyser > > > > > > > Karl SchwerinSnailMail: Dept. of Anthropology Univ. of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131 e-mail: schwerin -at- unm.edu Cultural anthropology...is valuable because it is constantly rediscovering the normal. Edward Sapir (1949:151)


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