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  United States
Puerto Rico and the Northern Marianas are commonwealths of the United States.
The economy of the United States is organized on the capitalist model and is marked by steady growth, low unemployment and inflation, a large trade deficit, and rapid advances in technology.
The social structure of the United States, a capitalist country, is highly stratified, with a large proportion of the wealth of the country controlled by a small fraction of the population which exerts disproportionate cultural and political influence.
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 Demographics of the United States - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The following is an overview of the demographics of the United States.
A separate article on demographic history of the United States is also available.
The U.S. population for July 2002 was estimated by the Census Bureau to be 288,368,698, a 2.47% increase over the July 2000 estimate of 281,421,906.
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 NPR : Demographics of the United States in 2006
NPR : Demographics of the United States in 2006
The population of the United States is expected to reach 300 million on Tuesday at 7:46 a.m.
The world population was 3.5 billion in 1967, the year the 200th million American was born.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=6278281   (387 words)

  
 Wikinfo | United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The United States of America (U.S.A.) (also referred to as the United States, the U.S. America, or (outside its borders) the States), is a federal republic in North America with a strong democratic tradition.
The federal and state government is dominated by two political parties, the Republicans (center-right) and the Democrats (center-left), although minor party candidates and independents are occasionally elected especially to local or state office.
As the world's third largest nation (land area), the United States landscape varies greatly: temperate forestland on the East coast, mangrove forests in Florida, the Great Plains in the centre of the country, the Mississippi-Missouri river system, the Rocky Mountains west of the plains, deserts and temperate coastal zones west of the Rocky Mountains.
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 United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
During the Cold War, the United States was a major player in the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and was considered one of Two superpowers along with the Soviet Union; with the collapse of the Soviet Union, the nation emerged as the world's leading economic and military power.
The United States is a great center of higher education, boasting more than 4,000 universities, colleges and other institutions of higher learning, the top tier of which may be considered to be among the Most prestigious and advanced in the world.
Some Sports that originated or evolved in the United States, particularly baseball, basketball and American football, have achieved a worldwide audience; the Super Bowl, the annual championship game of the National Football League, is one of the highest watched broadcasts in the world, with viewership far outnumbering the total American population.
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 United States Census Bureau
The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce.
Its mission is defined in the Constitution of the United States, which directs that the population be enumerated at least once every ten years, and the number of Representatives in Congress determined accordingly.
Censuses had been taken prior to the Constitution's ratification; in the early 1600s, a census was taken in Virginia, and people were counted in nearly all of the British colonies that became the United States.
www.teachtime.com /en/wikipedia/u/un/united_states_census_bureau.html   (604 words)

  
 United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The United States of America (U.S.A.), also referred to as the United States (U.S. America, or the States, is a federal republic in North America and the Pacific Ocean with a strong democratic tradition.
The United States is also a great center of higher education, boasting more than 1,500 universities, colleges, and other institutions of higher learning, the top tier of which include schools considered the most prestigious and advanced in the world.
Students seeking officership in the United States Military may also enroll in ROTC courses at these colleges or in several Service Academies such as the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis and the United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs.
usapedia.com   (2284 words)

  
 ipedia.com: United States Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
REDIRECT The United States of America, also referred to as the United States, America ¹, or the States, is a federal republic in central North America and the Pacific Ocean.
The United States of America (U.S.A.), also referred to as the United States (U.S. America¹, or the States, is a federal republic in central North America and the Pacific Ocean (the islands of Hawaii, and the Aleutians).
The majority of the 290 million people currently living in the United States descend from European immigrants who have arrived since the establishment of the first colonies.
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 Racial demographics of the United States - Web Hosting Talk - The largest, most influential web hosting community on ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Racial demographics of the United States - Web Hosting Talk - The largest, most influential web hosting community on the Internet
The United States is indeed a very diverse country.
I was interested in finding out how my ancestry (German and Norwegian) is spread out across the U.S. Interestingly, it turns out that German is the top ancestry in the U.S., with 15.2% of the population stating they have German ancestry.
www.webhostingtalk.com /showthread.php?p=3598196   (0 words)

  
 Demographics Of AIDS Shifting In The United States (Los Angeles Times)
Barcelona, Spain -- AIDS in the United States has changed dramatically in the last decade, from an epidemic afflicting primarily gay and drug-using white men to a scourge of the African American community, participants in the 14th International AIDS Conference were told Sunday.
According to the new CDC data, as of June 2001, 793,026 AIDS cases had been recorded in the United States since the epidemic began two decades ago, with 457,667 deaths.
Recognizing the limitations of the data from only 25 states, CDC is organizing a new national system to more accurately estimate the incidence of new infections.
www.jessejacksonjr.org /issues/i0708025753.html   (620 words)

  
 Demographic History of the United States : Demographics history of the United States
Demographic History of the United States : Demographics history of the United States
Between, 1880 and 1900 the urban population of the United States rose from 28% to 40% (1), in part due to 9,000,000 European immigrants.
After 1890 the US rural population began to plummet as farmers were displaced by mechanization and forced to migrate to urban factory jobs.
www.mik.fastload.org /de/Demographics_history_of_the_United_States.html   (351 words)

  
 NCCP | United States - Demographics of Children in Poverty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The United States measures poverty by an outdated standard developed in the 1960s.
Use the 50-State Demographics Wizard to build custom tables by selecting your own variables for one or more states.
State data were calculated from the Annual Social and Economic Supplement (the March supplement) of the U.S. Current Population Survey from 2004, 2005, and 2006, representing information from calendar years 2003, 2004, and 2005.
www.nccp.org /state_detail_demographic_poor_US.html   (819 words)

  
 Definition of United States Census Bureau
Its mission is defined in the Constitution of the United States, which directs that the population be enumerated at least once every ten years (through the U.S. Census), and the number of Representatives in Congress determined accordingly.
The Census Bureau's establishment is codified in Title 13 of the United States Code.
These regions are groupings of states that subdivide the United States for the presentation of data.
www.wordiq.com /definition/United_States_Census_Bureau   (387 words)

  
 U.S. Demographic Research - Public Documents & Maps
1990/2000 Resident Population of the U.S., the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico
Estimates and projections of North Carolina demographics for the state, counties, and municipalities.
The microfilm collection at the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh (http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/archives/) includes all Federal Decennial Census schedules for North Carolina from 1790 to 1920 (1890 was destroyed by fire) and other states through 1880.
docs.lib.duke.edu /federal/guides/us_demographic.html   (2379 words)

  
 Demographics of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The demographics of the United States depict a largely urban nation, with 80.7 percent of its population living in urban and suburban areas (2003).
As of 2006, the population of the United States is 299.9 million.
The U.S. population is characterized as slow growth, with a large baby boomer cohort.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_the_United_States   (1940 words)

  
 Racial demographics of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to the 2000 census, the United States has 31 ethnic groups with at least one million members each, with numerous others represented in smaller numbers.
The majority of the 298 million people currently living in the United States descend from European immigrants who have arrived since the establishment of the first colonies (most, however, arrived after Reconstruction).
They and their descendants are known as Hispanics and are the largest minority group in the country, comprising 12.5% of the population in 2000.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Racial_demographics_of_the_United_States   (1786 words)

  
 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Race (United States Census)
Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify.
In 2001, the National Institute of Health in 2001 adopted the new language to comply with Directive 15.
Demographics of the United States • Demographic history
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 United States - dKosopedia
The United States of America (U.S.A.), also referred to as the United States (U.S. America, or the States, is a federal republic in North America and the Pacific Ocean (the islands of Hawaii, and the Aleutians).
The United States traces its origins to the Declaration of Independence by 13 British colonies in 1776 that they were free and independent states.
Before the British, and in terms of territory, the Dutch, Spanish and French had a stronger foothold on the New Continent where Native Americans (formerly called American Indians or Indians) had lived for thousands of years.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/United_States   (296 words)

  
 InfoDome - Subject Guide for Demographics
It is divided between San Diego, California, United States, and International, but most resources listed here provide demographic information at various levels.
Also useful is the Sourcebook of ZIP code demographics (HA 203.S66 2000), with provides similar information for ZIP codes.
A computerized data bank containing statistical tables of demographic, and socio-economic data for all countries of the world.
infodome.sdsu.edu /research/guides/gov/demographic.shtml   (902 words)

  
 Spanish Demographics Within the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
As of 1999, approximately 12% of the United States population was of Hispanic origin (32 million people.) Of these 32 million people of Hispanic origin, 65% were of Mexican origin, 14% from Central and South America, 10% Puerto Rican, and 4% Cuban.
According to the 1990 U.S. Census, Hispanics are the fastest growing minority group in the United States.
Although there has been a large influx of Hispanics into the United States, the majority of individuals of Hispanics descent living in the United States are native born - 60% of Hispanics are native born Americans.
www.manoamano-unidos.org /faq_spanish_demographics.shtml   (334 words)

  
 NCCP | United States - Demographics of Low-Income Children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Research suggests that, on average, families need an income of about twice the federal poverty level to meet their most basic needs.
Children in Low-Income Families in the United States, by Residence
For trend statistics of selected variables from 1995-2005, see Low-Income Children in the United States: National and State Trend Data, 1995-2005.
www.nccp.org /state_detail_demographic_US.html   (824 words)

  
 Population Profile: 2000
The first issue of The Population Profile of the United States was published in 1974.
The Population Profile of the United States: 2000 is an attempt to provide the public with updated information in the years in which a print version is not issued.
Data for the United States include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
www.census.gov /population/www/pop-profile/profile2000.html   (702 words)

  
 United States
Major components of the European segment of the United States population are decended from immigrants from Germany, England, Scotland, Ireland and Italy with many immigrants also from Scandanavian countries and the Slavic and other populations of eastern and southern Europe and French Canada; few immigrants came directly from France.
About 12% (2000 census) of the people are Blacks - preferably called African-Americans - who largely descend from the African slaves that were brought to America.
Portrait of the USA (http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/facts/factover/homepage.htm) - Published by the United States Information Agency, September 1997.
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 Changing demographics of America « Tariq Nelson
This article in the Washington Post states that Demographer William Frey states that the demographics in the United States are changing a little faster than once thought.
His research about the shifting population of the United States, documented in more than 100 publications and several books, has made headlines in the Economist, the New Yorker, Forbes and numerous newspapers.
Some areas are, and others are not too different than they were 20 years ago.” In fact, Frey has pinpointed three Americas — the multicultural “melting pot” states, the predominantly white heartlands and the “New Sunbelt” — that are pulling in young suburbanites.
tariqnelson.wordpress.com /2006/08/02/changing-demographics-of-america   (1092 words)

  
 The Implications of Changing U.S. Demographics for Housing Choice and Location in Cities
The demographics of the United States are rapidly shifting.
For the first time in history, we are looking at a population that will have roughly equal numbers of people in every age group.
This paper examines how the country's current and projected demographic trends will impact preferences for housing choices and residential location in the future, and particularly how they will affect cities and metropolitan areas.
www.brookings.edu /es/urban/riche/richeexsum.htm   (203 words)

  
 Immigration Reform: Demographics the Decider - Mike Tate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Rapidly changing demographics in the United States will soon make future proposals that are anything short of national suicide impossible.
The majority of illegal immigrants in the United States are Hispanic.
Although rule of law states that any illegal immigrant in the United States should be deported, reality dictates the futility of this measure when an increasing amount of local and state (even federal) government officials throughout the southwestern part of the country sympathize with the millions of illegal aliens from Mexico and Latin America.
americandaily.com /article/12408   (967 words)

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