U.S. Population, 2009: 305 Million and Counting

Recession or no, the country is growing.

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  • 305,529,237: U.S. population estimate for Jan. 1, 2009
  • 2,743,429: Population added since Jan. 1, 2008
  • 8: Estimated number of seconds between births in January 2009
  • 12: Estimated number of seconds between deaths in January 2009
  • 1: Estimated number of immigrants added to the population every 36 seconds in January 2009

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau