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The Best Selling Vehicle in Every State

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The Best Selling Vehicle in Every State (2022)

This map shows the best selling vehicle in every U.S. state for 2022, based on data from Edmunds.

The main takeaway from the visualization is that trucks and SUVs are the top selling vehicle in every state but one. See below for the data in tabular format.

StateBest selling vehicle
North DakotaChevrolet Silverado
MinnesotaChevrolet Silverado
WisconsinChevrolet Silverado
IowaChevrolet Silverado
NebraskaChevrolet Silverado
MissouriChevrolet Silverado
OklahomaChevrolet Silverado
New MexicoChevrolet Silverado
ArizonaChevrolet Silverado
IndianaChevrolet Silverado
OhioChevrolet Silverado
KentuckyChevrolet Silverado
West VirginiaChevrolet Silverado
AlabamaChevrolet Silverado
DelawareChevrolet Silverado
South CarolinaChevrolet Silverado
MontanaFord F-Series
IdahoFord F-Series
UtahFord F-Series
ColoradoFord F-Series
South DakotaFord F-Series
KansasFord F-Series
TexasFord F-Series
LouisianaFord F-Series
MississippiFord F-Series
TennesseeFord F-Series
GeorgiaFord F-Series
MichiganFord F-Series
VermontFord F-Series
MaineFord F-Series
WashingtonToyota RAV4
OregonToyota RAV4
IllinoisToyota RAV4
New YorkToyota RAV4
PennsylvaniaToyota RAV4
VirginiaToyota RAV4
North CarolinaToyota RAV4
MarylandToyota RAV4
ConnecticutToyota RAV4
Rhode IslandToyota RAV4
MassachusettsToyota RAV4
DCToyota RAV4
New HampshireToyota RAV4
WyomingRAM
NevadaRAM
AlaskaRAM
New JerseyHonda CR-V
ArkansasGMC Sierra
HawaiiToyota Tacoma
CaliforniaTesla Model Y
FloridaToyota Corolla

From this list, we can see that the only state where a sedan is the best selling vehicle is Florida. This is unsurprising, given that sedan popularity has been waning in the U.S. for quite some time. This is due to various factors, including shifting consumer preferences and the improved fuel efficiency of trucks and SUVs.

EVs Gain a Foothold

Another interesting story from this map can be found in California, which is the first and only state where an EV, specifically the Tesla Model Y, is the best selling vehicle.

California leads the nation in terms of EV adoption, and coincidentally also has the largest number of Tesla charging stations at 366 (As of July 2023). The next two states in terms of Tesla charging stations are Florida (136) and Texas (128).

Other states that could soon see an EV become their best selling vehicle include Washington and DC. In both these jurisdictions, the Model Y is currently the second most popular vehicle.

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The Largest Earthquakes in the New York Area (1970-2024)

The earthquake that shook buildings across New York in April 2024 was the third-largest quake in the Northeast U.S. over the past 50 years.

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Map of earthquakes with a magnitude of 4.0 or greater recorded in the northeastern U.S. since 1970.

The Largest Earthquakes in the New York Area

This was originally posted on our Voronoi app. Download the app for free on Apple or Android and discover incredible data-driven charts from a variety of trusted sources.

The 4.8 magnitude earthquake that shook buildings across New York on Friday, April 5th, 2024 was the third-largest quake in the U.S. Northeast area over the past 50 years.

In this map, we illustrate earthquakes with a magnitude of 4.0 or greater recorded in the Northeastern U.S. since 1970, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

Shallow Quakes and Older Buildings

The earthquake that struck the U.S. Northeast in April 2024 was felt by millions of people from Washington, D.C., to north of Boston. It even caused a full ground stop at Newark Airport.

The quake, occurring just 5 km beneath the Earth’s surface, was considered shallow, which is what contributed to more intense shaking at the surface.

According to the USGS, rocks in the eastern U.S. are significantly older, denser, and harder than those on the western side, compressed by time. This makes them more efficient conduits for seismic energy. Additionally, buildings in the Northeast tend to be older and may not adhere to the latest earthquake codes.

Despite disrupting work and school life, the earthquake was considered minor, according to the Michigan Technological University magnitude scale:

MagnitudeEarthquake EffectsEstimated Number
Each Year
2.5 or lessUsually not felt, but can be
recorded by seismograph.
Millions
2.5 to 5.4Often felt, but only causes
minor damage.
500,000
5.5 to 6.0Slight damage to buildings
and other structures.
350
6.1 to 6.9May cause a lot of damage
in very populated areas.
100
7.0 to 7.9Major earthquake.
Serious damage.
10-15
8.0 or greaterGreat earthquake. Can totally
destroy communities near the
epicenter.
One every year
or two

The largest earthquake felt in the area over the past 50 years was a 5.3 magnitude quake that occurred in Au Sable Forks, New York, in 2002. It damaged houses and cracked roads in a remote corner of the Adirondack Mountains, but caused no injuries.

DateMagnitudeLocationState
April 20, 20025.3Au Sable ForksNew York
October 7, 19835.1NewcombNew York
April 5, 20244.8Whitehouse StationNew Jersey
October 16, 20124.7Hollis CenterMaine
January 16, 19944.6Sinking SpringPennsylvania
January 19, 19824.5SanborntonNew Hampshire
September 25, 19984.5AdamsvillePennsylvania
June 9, 19754.2AltonaNew York
May 29, 19834.2PeruMaine
April 23, 19844.2ConestogaPennsylvania
January 16, 19944.2Sinking SpringPennsylvania
November 3, 19754Long LakeNew York
June 17, 19914WorcesterNew York

The largest earthquake in U.S. history, however, was the 1964 Good Friday quake in Alaska, measuring 9.2 magnitude and killing 131 people.

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