There are many ways to split the U.S. into regions based on various features. Some regions are defined by the government, while others are based on culture, history, geography, economy, and other factors.
This page contains maps of commonly described regions in the United States. Some of the maps are available for free download as WordPress plugins.
On the interactive map below, divide the 50 states into the following regions - the Northeast, the Midwest, the South, the Frontier, and the Pacific.
When you have distributed all the states by region, click “Submit” to see the current results of the survey. The poll started on May 17, 2022.
This poll was inspired by the article "How America divides itself fivefold" (by Aleksandr Trubetskoy), which analyzed the responses of over 600 Americans in a similar survey. In addition to the five regions listed, some responses also contained the following regions - Big Sky and Atlantic.
The United States is a diverse country. This is why it is difficult to divide the country into regions that are all homogeneous. Different government agencies have different options for dividing the United States into regions, and each division has its own set of advantages and disadvantages.
The US Census Bureau splits the country into four regions with nine divisions for data collection: the Northeast, the Midwest, the South, and the West.
In 1974, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) established ten regions to be used by all federal agencies. These ten regions are labeled Region I through Region X, each composed of several states.
The US can also be divided into cultural or geographical regions. Cultural regions are grouped depending on shared cultural characteristics, while geographical regions are sorted by their physical location on the continent.
Below are examples of some interesting maps, available for download as WordPress plugins.
Below you can find the most common ways to divide the U.S. into different numbers of regions.
West and East.
When divided into three regions it is usually West, Central and East.
The Census Bureau divides the US into four statistical regions: the Northeast, the Midwest, the South, and the West.
A common way of referring to regions in the United States is grouping them into 5 regions according to their geographic position on the continent: the Northeast, Southwest, West, Southeast, and Midwest.
The US can be divided into six regions: New England, the Mid-Atlantic, the South, the Midwest, the Southwest, and the West.
The US can also be split into seven regions: the Northwest, the Southwest, the Midwest, the South, the Great Lakes, the Southwest, and the New England.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis divides the country into eight regions: New England, the Mideast, the Southeast, the Great Lakes, the Plains, the Southwest, the Rocky Mountains, and the Far West.
The Census Bureau’s four regions can be split into nine divisions: New England, the Mid-Atlantic, the East North Central states, the West North Central states, the South Atlantic states, the East South Central states, the West South Central states, the Mountain states, and the Pacific states.
In 1974, the OMB established ten federal regions, each labeled Region I through to Region X.
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