New US Population: 313.9M

That's up less than 1% as growth remains flat

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 20, 2012 1:11 PM CST

(Newser) – The US Census Bureau now pegs the US population at 313.9 million people, up a scant 2.3 million, or .075%, from last year, reports USA Today. Small as it is, the increase actually reverses five years of slowing growth, notes the AP, though...   Read full story »

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