Despite the Red-State Blue-State split of the two-party system (between city and rural regions), America is rather purple politically speaking (meaning all regions have a mix of voters from both parties).
U.S. States refers to states in the United States of America including 48 Contiguous States, Hawaii, and Alaska. This sometimes refers to D.C. or one of the U.S. territories.
In 2014 Black Rock City became the 10th largest city/town in Nevada when Burning Man brought in 65,922 attendees. It should be noted that Black Rock City is not a city, it’s a LLC that hosts the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert.