2016 Search Trends Across America


Google searches were quite interesting for Americans in 2016, according to a map compiled by national real estate company Estately using data from Google Trends. The map measured Google searches for everything from famous people who died (R.I.P. Princess Leia) to the stupid memes that helped us kill so much time last year. According to Estately's Ryan Nickum, "[The map] measures how often a particular search term is entered relative to the total search volume across each state. For example, California and New York, because of their populations, sure have a significantly higher number of total searches for 'David Bowie' than Vermont does, [...]