Wednesday, December 22, 2010

U.S. Census Bureau Announces 2010 Census Population Counts

Link to U.S. Census Bureau interactive map

Link to U.S. Census Bureau December 21 news release.

U.S. population as of 4/1/2010:
308,745,538, a 9.6% increase.

U.S. population as of 4/1/2000.

Population increase by region.
South:  14,318,924.
West:  8,747,621.
Midwest:  2,524,225.
Northeast.  1,722,862.

States with biggest gains (numerically, percentage)
Texas.  25,145,561, an increase of 4,293,741.
Nevada.  2,700,551, an increase of 35.1%.

Wisconsin's population:  5,686,986, up 6.0%.

Wisconsin retains its 8 seats on the U.S. House of Representatives.

Very cool maps.  If you're like me, you may have to adjust your schedule today.

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