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Bureau Projects Population of 300.9 Million
on New Year’s Day
The U.S. Census Bureau today projected the Jan. 1, 2007, population will be 300,888,812 — up 2,863,990 or 1 percent from New Year’s Day 2006.
In January, the United States is expected to register one birth every eight seconds and one death every 11 seconds.
Meanwhile, net international migration is expected to add one person every 27 seconds. The result is an increase in the total population of one person every 15 seconds.