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1950 United States Census

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Seventeenth Census
of the United States
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General Information
Date Taken April 1, 1950
Total U.S. Population 150,697,361
Percent Change Increase 14.5%
Most Populous State New York
Least Populous State Nevada

The Seventeenth United States Census was done by the Census Bureau. It found the population of the United States to be 150,697,361. This was an increase of 14.5 percent from the 1940 Census.[1]


  1. "Population and Area (Historical Censuses)". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 24 June 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2008.