US Population: Rolling Over Eight Nines

Remember watching the odometer on your parents’ car roll over to the next thousand or ten thousand? There was something fascinating about seeing all those nines disappear to be replaced by a string of zeroes.

According to US Census Bureau estimates, the resident population in the US will pass the 300 million mark tomorrow. You can watch those eight nines turn into a splendid row of zeroes on the Census Bureau’s POPClock, here.


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