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Feeling crowded these days?

Essay by Ben Long

Population – December 2006 – Colorado Central Magazine

ONE STATISTIC JUMPED OUT of the morning paper and jolted my brain.

The news was that America’s population hit 300 million this year. But it wasn’t that landmark figure that jarred my morning reverie. It was this: The United States population has grown from 200 million to 300 million since 1967. That’s the year I was born.