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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    ... to U.S. Census data.” ... The population grew from 14,700 in 2010 to more than 30 ... the Rent: In NYC, $100 Million ... of us have to ...
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  • U.S. Population, 2011: 310 Million and Growing
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    Frequently requested Census statistics for Texas.
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  • USA QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau
    People QuickFacts USA; Population, 2013 estimate : 316,128,839: Population, 2012 estimate : 313,873,685: Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base : 308,747,716
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