POPULATION OF AMERICA FROM 1777 UNTIL 2013
How has It changed?

The population of The United States of America has changed drastically since it was founded in 1777. The population in 2013 is almost one hundred times the population when America was founded!

Population in 1777: 2,500,000

Population in 2013: 315,000,000

See? There is a lot of change. Let's find out the percent!

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315,000,000-2,500,000

-----------------------------       X       100 = Y                                               

2,500,000

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312,500,000

-----------------------------       X       100 = Y

2,500,000

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                    125                          X       100 = Y

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                                                                          Y= 12,500%

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Wow! I knew the population had increased by a lot, but not 12,500%!

Sources:

http://www.census.gov/popest/about/terms.html

http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2013/01/23/federa...

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