U.s. Population Grew To 308 Million, Census Reports

U.S. Population Grew to 308 Million, Census Reports

The announcement of the first result from the 2010 census marks the start of a season of Congressional redistricting that will increase the power of the South and West.

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    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
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    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
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  • Phoenix, Houston pace U.S. population growth
    WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Maricopa County, Arizona, replaced Harris County, Texas, as the county with the highest annual population growth in the United States, according to U.S. Census Bureau population ... primarily grew through the addition of 43,189 residents ...
    03/28/2017 - 5:39 am | View Link
  • Census Bureau: Raleigh Among Fastest Growing Metros in U.S.
    That was the message delivered by a new report issued Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. But before we get into ... When you're dealing with a population of 1.3 million, that’s a relative drop in the bucket.
    03/24/2017 - 8:12 am | View Link
  • Here's how many residents metro Charlotte added last year — and which county led the growth
    About 2.47 million people called the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia area home, as of July 1, 2016, according to the Census ... grew by 143,435 people and totaled 7.2 million. Like metro Charlotte, Mecklenburg County also posted an annual increase in population ...
    03/24/2017 - 5:44 am | View Link
  • Of 19 largest metro areas in U.S., only Chicago’s lost residents
    This was an increase of about 2.3 million people from 2015. Cook County remained the second-largest county in the country, behind Los Angeles County in California, the Census Bureau said. But Cook County continued to experience population loss ...
    03/23/2017 - 1:54 pm | View Link
  • Raleigh-Cary metro area leads NC in growth
    More than 1.3 million people live in the Raleigh ... at the coast, which grew an estimated 18.2 percent. But 48 counties have lost population since the 2010 census, most in rural areas. The northeastern part of the state has suffered the largest losses ...
    03/23/2017 - 9:39 am | View Link
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  • Demography of the United States
    In 1900, when the U.S. population was 76 million, there were 66.8 million Whites in the United States, representing 88% of the total population, 8.8 million African ...
    03/26/2017 - 7:20 am | View Website
  • List of U.S. states by population growth rate
    Legend: Division Totals: Region Totals: Total 50 States + DC and District of Columbia: Note: divisions and regions as defined by U.S. Census Bureau
    03/25/2017 - 2:31 pm | View Website
  • U.S. Immigrant Population Record 41.3 Million in 2013 ...
    The Census Bureau recently released some of the data from the 2013 American Community Survey (ACS). The data show that the nation’s immigrant population (legal and ...
    03/25/2017 - 5:34 am | View Website
  • U.S. Population in 2016 According to Census Estimates ...
    The United States population grew by 0.77 percent in 2015. ... The Size of the U.S. and the World in 2016 The United States population grew by 0.77 percent in 2015.
    03/24/2017 - 12:23 pm | View Website
  • Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and ...
    Data on the nativity of the U.S. population were first collected in 1850. That year, there were 2.2 million immigrants in the United States, representing nearly 10 ...
    03/23/2017 - 12:43 am | View Website
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