Tuesday, December 21, 2010
The U.S. Census Bureau announced today the long awaited 2010 Census showing the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2010, was 308,745,538.
This number represents an increase of 9.7 percent over the 2000 U.S. resident population of 281,421,906.
The most populous state is California at 37,253,956. The least populous is Wyoming at 563,626. The state that gained the most numerically since the 2000 Census was Texas, up 4,293,741 to 25,145,561 and the state that gained the most as a percentage of its 2000 Census count was Nevada up 35.1% to 2,700,551.
This data contains the same information sent to President Obama.