This chart shows Iowa’s population as a percentage of the total US population.
At some point, will it get to be so tiny that it won’t be given such a big role in selecting the President? (via Conor Sen)
At least New Hampshire has grown or kept pace.
One more chart while we’re at it.
The unemployment rate in Iowa is FAR lower than it is in the rest of the country.
Some of that may have to do with the strength of the farm economy, but something else is worth noting. There was really no housing boom/bubble there at all.
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