US Census Bureau releases state population estimates

The US Census Bureau released their annual state population estimates today. North Carolina’s population is estimated to pass Michigan’s population to make North Carolina the 9th largest state in the nation. In terms of total population growth, North Carolina had the sixth largest growth in population from 2013 to 2014 in the nation.

You can browse the Census Bureau’s press release for today’s release at http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/cb14-232.html .

The Census Bureau will release county population estimates in 2015. Please remember that these are Census Bureau population estimates and not state certified population produced by the State Demographer.

Happy Holidays!

Bob Coats
(919) 807-4781

Governor’s Census Liaison
North Carolina State Data Center
Demographic and Economic Analysis
North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management
20320 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-0320

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