1) This chart was created from U.S. Census population estimates and projections.
2) The chart shows estimates and projections of the U.S. resident population - the number of people residing within the borders
of the 50 United States of America plus the District of Columbia - over time.
3) Actual population counting (census) data was collected every ten years in 1940, 1950, 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, and
2010. This data is used to estimate the population between census years. Projections predict what the population will be
from 2013 to 2018.
4) One can see a gradual and stable growth rate of about 1% per year.
5) The U.S. resident population passed the 300 million mark in 2007.
6) See also U.S. Population Growth By County.
7) See also U.S. Federal Government Debt per Resident Over Time.
9) See also U.S. Government Agency Budget per Resident.