Either someone was trolling or the data wasn't uber-clean or the program has some erratic behavior, all of which is totally understandable with something like this, because there are a few dots in Yellowstone National Park where no one, and I mean no one, 'lives'.
The locations of the dots do not represent actual addresses. The most detailed geographic identifier in Census Bureau data is the census block. Individual dots are randomly located within a particular census block to match aggregate population totals for that block. As a result, dots in some census blocks may be located in the middle of parks, cemeteries, lakes, or other clearly non-residential areas within that census block
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