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Updated on Jul 30, 2020. Posted on Jul 29, 2020

50 Pictures That Put Into Perspective Just How Many People Have Died In The US From Coronavirus

It can be hard to even comprehend.

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As of today, over 150,000 people have died in the US after contracting the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic. To put that into perspective, here's what that looks like in all 50 states.

In other words, here's how big a number 150,000 is:

1. More than the population of Tuscaloosa, Alabama:

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Tuscaloosa population: 101,129.

2. Almost five times the population of Juneau, Alaska:

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Juneau population: 31,974.

3. About twice the population of Flagstaff, Arizona:

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Flagstaff population: 75,038.

4. Almost twice the population of Fayetteville, Arkansas:

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Fayetteville population: 87,590.

5. More than the population of Pasadena, California:

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Pasadena population: 141,029.

6. More than the population of Boulder, Colorado:

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Boulder population: 105,673.

7. More than the population of Bridgeport, Connecticut:

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Bridgeport population: 144,399.

8. More than twice the population of Wilmington, Delaware:

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Wilmington population: 70,166.

9. More than the population of Gainesville, Florida:

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Gainesville population: 133,997.

10. More than the population of Savannah, Georgia:

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Savannah population: 144,464.

11. More than half the population of Boise, Idaho:

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Boise population: 228,959.

12. More than the population of Joliet, Illinois:

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Joliet population: 147,344.

13. More than the population of South Bend, Indiana:

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South Bend population: 102,026.

14. More than the population of Cedar Rapids, Iowa:

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Cedar Rapids population: 133,562.

15. More than the population of Topeka, Kansas:

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Topeka population: 125,310.

16. More than twice the population of Bowling Green, Kentucky:

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Bowling Green population: 70,543.

17. More than the population of Lafayette, Louisiana:

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Lafayette population: 126,185.

18. More than twice the population of Portland, Maine:

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Portland population: 66,215.

19. More than twice the population of Rockville, Maryland:

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Rockville population: 68,079.

20. Almost half the size of Honolulu:

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Honolulu population: 345,064.

21. A little less than the population of Clarksville, Tennessee:

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Clarksville population: 158,146.

22. Almost half the size of Tulsa, Oklahoma:

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Tulsa population: 401,190.

23. A little less than the population of Springfield, Massachusetts:

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Springfield population: 153,606.

24. More than the population of Ann Arbor, Michigan:

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Ann Arbor population: 119,980.

25. More than the population of Rochester, Minnesota:

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Rochester population: 118,935.

26. A little less than the population of Jackson, Mississippi:

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Jackson population: 160,628.

27. More than the population of Columbia, Missouri:

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Columbia population: 123,195.

28. More than the population of Billings, Montana:

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Billings population: 109,577.

29. Over half the population of Lincoln, Nebraska:

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Lincoln population: 289,102.

30. About three times the population of Carson City, Nevada:

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Carson City population: 55,916.

31. More than the population of Manchester, New Hampshire:

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Manchester population: 112,673.

32. More than the population of Paterson, New Jersey:

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Paterson population: 145,233.

33. More than the population of Las Cruces, New Mexico:

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Las Cruces population: 103,432.

34. More than the population of Syracuse, New York:

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Syracuse population: 142,327.

35. More than the population of Wilmington, North Carolina:

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Wilmington population: 123,744.

36. More than the population of Fargo, North Dakota:

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Fargo population: 124,662.

37. More than the population of Dayton, Ohio:

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Dayton population: 140,407.

38. More than the population of Hillsboro, Oregon:

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Hillsboro population: 109,128.

39. More than the population of Allentown, Pennsylvania:

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Allentown population: 121,442.

40. Almost twice the population of Cranston, Rhode Island:

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Cranston population: 81,456.

41. More than the population of Charleston, South Carolina:

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Charleston population: 137,566.

42. Almost twice the population of Rapid City, South Dakota:

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Rapid City population: 77,503.

43. More than the population of Waco, Texas:

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Waco population: 139,236.

44. More than the population of Provo, Utah:

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Provo population: 116,618.

45. More than three times the population of Burlington, Vermont:

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Burlington population: 42,819.

46. A little less than the population of Alexandria, Virginia:

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Alexandria population: 159,428.

47. More than the population of Bellevue, Washington:

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Bellevue population: 148,164.

48. More than three times the population of Charleston, West Virginia:

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Charleston population: 46,536.

49. More than the population of Green Bay, Wisconsin:

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Green Bay population: 104,578.

50. More than twice the population of Cheyenne, Wyoming:

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Cheyenne population: 64,235.

All population numbers are 2019 estimates from census.gov.

Inspired by NPR's Shortwave podcast and Dr. Elke Weber.

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