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Twenty-second Census
of the United States
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General information
Date taken April 1, 2000
Total U.S. population 281,421,906
Percent change Increase 13.2%
Most populous state California
Least populous state Wyoming

The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 was a count of the population of the United States. It was done by the Census Bureau. It found that the population of the United States on April 1, 2000 was 281,421,906. This was an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people counted during the 1990 Census. This was the twenty-second federal census. It was the largest single administrative effort in the history of the United States that was not done during wartime.

About 16 percent of households received a "long form" of the 2000 census. It had over 100 questions.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Censo de los Estados Unidos de 2000 para niños

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