Population density is calculated as resident population divided by total land area. Resident population is from the United States Census Bureau estimates for July 1, 2015 (for the 50 states, DC and Puerto Rico), and from the 2015 United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs for territories besides Puerto Rico.
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The United States population is expected to rise to 438 million in 2050. This projection is based on the assumption that currently observed population trends will continue into the future. 82% of this population growth between 2005 and 2050 is predicted to be from immigrants and their descendants.
This web map illustrates the population density in the United States in 2010. Population density is the number of people per square mile. Population density is calculated by dividing the total population count of geographic feature by the area of the feature, in square miles.
This graph shows the population density of the United States of America from 1790 to 2018. In 2018, the population density was approximately 92.6 residents per square mile of land area.
The current population of the United States of America is 329,148,401 as of Thursday, July 11, 2019, based on the latest United Nations estimates.; the United States population is equivalent to 4.27% of the total world population.; the U.S.A. ranks number 3 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population. The population density in the United States is 36 per Km 2 (93 people per mi 2).
List of incorporated cities in the United States with over 75,000 residents. Below is a list of the most densely populated cities in the United States which have a population density over 10,000 people per square mile and have a total population of over 75,000 according to the 2010 Census.
Map of states showing population density (2013) This is a list of the 50 U.S. states , territories, and U.S. Census Bureau divisions and regions ordered by population density . This data is from the 2013 estimate of population by the United States Census Bureau .
This document tracks the westward expansion of settlement in the United States since 1790, and includes state-by-state descriptions of the distribution of population over time. Also featured, in the "Progress of a Nation" section, are a series of maps showing the population density following the first ten censuses. Download PDF. [5.85 MB PDF]