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True / False: Half the US population lives in just these counties

Show your work. Business Insider says it's true, though. Which means it's probably false. Except maybe they made a mistake in their calculations and accidentally printed something that is true. But is that really possible? They also have a text list, which I think is ordered by population though I can't really tell. But half the population of the US is squeezed into just these spaces?

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Then again, persquaremile.com says the whole world's population could fit into these areas if various degrees of density are allowed for:

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