Ore samples of North Caroliniana inexpertly mined from the Google Public Data Explorer:
— Population density is increasing more rapidly in North Carolina than nationwide.
— In the first half of the 20th century, men outnumbered women in the U.S. — but not in North Carolina, where the sex ratio was virtually equal. Explanation, anyone?
— Note the small sample size (1999-2005), but North Carolina’s age-adjusted cancer rates don’t seem headed in the right direction.