Population Patterns<br />Chapter 6 Section 1<br />
Population<br />5% of the world’s population live in The US and Canada<br />310million live in The US<br />33 million live...
First Immigrants<br />1st immigrants to US and Canada were from Asia.<br />They came across the Bering Land Bridge million...
Population Density<br />How many people per square mile?<br />Canada = 8 ppl per sq mi<br />US = 77 ppl per sq mi<br />
Population Distribution<br />Where do these people live?<br />Canada- 90% of pop live near the border with the US.<br />US...
Largest US Cities<br />New York City, NY- 8.4 mil<br />Los Angeles, CA- 3.8 mil<br />Chicago, IL- 2.9 mil<br />Houston, TX...
Largest Canadian Cities<br />Toronto, ON- 5.1 mil <br />Montreal, QC- 3.6 mil<br />Vancouver, BC- 2.1 mil<br />Ottawa, ON-...
US Metropolitan Areas<br />Metropolitan Area- city with population of at least 50,000 ppl<br />Canada- 60% live in 25 Metr...
Megalopolis<br />Megalopolis- Chain of Metro Areas<br />Northeast: Boston, NYC, Philly, Baltimore, and DC<br />South: Miam...
Largest Megalopolis Areas in US<br />NYC Area- 19 mil<br />LA Area- 12.8 mil<br />CHI Area- 9.6 mil<br />Dallas-Ft. Worth ...
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Population patterns 6 1

  1. 1. Population Patterns<br />Chapter 6 Section 1<br />
  2. 2. Population<br />5% of the world’s population live in The US and Canada<br />310million live in The US<br />33 million live in Canada<br />All are immigrants. Some recent, some not.<br />
  3. 3. First Immigrants<br />1st immigrants to US and Canada were from Asia.<br />They came across the Bering Land Bridge millions of years ago.<br />They are known as Native Americans.<br />
  4. 4. Population Density<br />How many people per square mile?<br />Canada = 8 ppl per sq mi<br />US = 77 ppl per sq mi<br />
  5. 5. Population Distribution<br />Where do these people live?<br />Canada- 90% of pop live near the border with the US.<br />US- ppl live in large cities near water<br />
  6. 6. Largest US Cities<br />New York City, NY- 8.4 mil<br />Los Angeles, CA- 3.8 mil<br />Chicago, IL- 2.9 mil<br />Houston, TX- 2.2 mil<br />Phoenix, AZ- 1.6 mil<br />Philadelphia, PA-1.5 mil<br />San Antonio, TX- 1.4 mil<br />San Diego, CA- 1.3 mil<br />Dallas, TX- 1.3 mil<br />San Jose, CA- 964,000 <br />
  7. 7. Largest Canadian Cities<br />Toronto, ON- 5.1 mil <br />Montreal, QC- 3.6 mil<br />Vancouver, BC- 2.1 mil<br />Ottawa, ON-1.1 mil<br />Calgary, AB- 1 mil<br />Edmonton, AB- 1 mil<br />Quebec, QC- 715,000<br />Winnipeg, MB- 694,000<br />Hamilton, ON- 692,000<br />London, ON- 457,000<br />
  8. 8. US Metropolitan Areas<br />Metropolitan Area- city with population of at least 50,000 ppl<br />Canada- 60% live in 25 Metro Areas<br />US- 80% live in 276 Metro Areas<br />
  9. 9. Megalopolis<br />Megalopolis- Chain of Metro Areas<br />Northeast: Boston, NYC, Philly, Baltimore, and DC<br />South: Miami, New Orleans, and Houston<br />West: LA, San Francisco, and San Diego<br />
  10. 10. Largest Megalopolis Areas in US<br />NYC Area- 19 mil<br />LA Area- 12.8 mil<br />CHI Area- 9.6 mil<br />Dallas-Ft. Worth Area- 6.4 mil<br />Philly Area- 6 mil<br />Houston Area- 5.9 mil<br />Miami Area- 5.5 mil<br />Washington DC Area- 5.5 mil<br />Atlanta Area- 5.5 mil<br />Boston Area- 5.3 mil<br />

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