Recent population change in the United States

a series of maps
  • 32 Pages
  • 3.71 MB
  • English
Dept. of Geography and the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota , Minneapolis
United States -- Population --
StatementDavid J. Borchert and James D. Fitzsimmons.
ContributionsFitzsimmons, James D.
LC ClassificationsG 1201 E2 B72 1978, G1201E2 B67 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19876792M

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But according to projections, the white majority will be in the minority of the total U.S. population. This report discusses projected changes in the U.S. population and summarizes results from the U.S. Census Bureau’s National Population Projections. It focuses on as a demographic turning point for the United States, but explores broader changes in the age, race, and ethnic composition of the population from to Founded inthe NBER is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting economic research and to disseminating research findings among academics, public policy makers, and business professionals.

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population is currently estimated to have million persons. This number is more than double of the population from   Prelude to Population, Urbanization, and Social Movements Societies change just as people do.

The change we see in people is often very obvious, as when they have a growth spurt during adolescence, lose weight on a diet, or buy new clothes or get a new hairstyle. The purpose of this report is to present information on how the age structure of the overall population and the composition of the older population in terms of age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin are expected to change over the next four decades.

Between andthe United States is projected to experience rapid growth in its older population. Chart and table of U.S. population from to United Nations projections are also included through the year The current population of U.S. in is , a % increase from ; The population of U.S.

in was , a % increase from ; The population of U.S. in was , a % increase from   The first decennial census in the United States in showed a population of just under four million people. Inthe U.S. population is at more than million.

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The United States is a dynamic country, where the increasing complexity of American society calls for an examination of change. For Americans to adjust to new demands for resources, transportation, school systems, employment opportunities, and social services, they must understand the level and geographic distribution of population change.

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This post is the first in a series about the future of population growth in the United States. By Lindsey Bailey | Febru The Census Bureau recently released a report noting that inthe U.S.

population growth rate was %. A Population History of the United States book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A Population History of the United States /5(2). Recently released population figures show the biggest growth is happening in western states, while the Northeast — including New Jersey — lags, and other rural states shrink.

The United States. Unlike that in the population at younger ages, future change in the population aged 65 years and older is known with a fair degree of certainty because persons reaching this age in the projection period have either already been born in the United States or will be survivors among future immigrants.

Western and Southern states have enjoyed population booms in recent months relative to the rest of the country. Andrew Soergel Dec. 30, The World’s Largest Cities. AND THE LATINO POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES By Francisco L.

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The United States is also expected to grow somewhat older. The portion of the population that is currently at least 65 years old—13 percent—is expected to reach about 20 percent by This is a list of United States of America states by population as of The list was made using the Census estimates taken by the United States Census total population of the United States wasat the December Census.

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This book examines the impacts of three major patterns in the future population of the United States. These include: the rate of future population growth and the role of immigration in that growth; 3the changing age structure of the population; the increasing ethnic diversity of the population.

Get this from a library. Recent population change in the United States: a series of maps. [David J Borchert; James D Fitzsimmons; University of Minnesota. Department of Geography.; University of Minnesota.

Center for Urban and Regional Affairs.]. A Population History of the United States: Second Edition This is the first full-scale, one-volume survey of the demographic history of the United States.

From the arrival of humans in the Western Hemisphere to the current century, Herbert S. Klein analyzes the basic demographic trends in the growth of the preconquest, colonial, and national.After the boom in immigration from Latin America in the midth century, the United States decided that the hispanic population was important to track.

Population growth and cultural changes mean different minority groups will likely be added in the future as policymakers decide it's relevant.Henry A.

Wallace wrote in his book New Frontiers inthat the end of population growth in the United States as in sight. "Today, immigration is mostly shut out. Our birthrate is decreasing.

It appears that by our population will probably reach its peak, around a hundred and fifty million people, and then start declining.".