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2010 United States Census

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Twenty-third Census
of the United States
Seal of the United States Census Bureau.svg
U.S. Census Bureau Seal
General Information
Date Taken April 1, 2010
Total U.S. Population 308,745,538
Percent Change Increase 9.7%
Most Populous State California
Least Populous State Wyoming

The Twenty-Third United States Census, known as Census 2010 or 2010 Census 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, 2010 was 308,745,538. This was an increase of 9.7 percent over the 281,421,906 people counted during the 2000 Census.[1] This was the twenty-third federal census.

The Census Bureau did not use a long form for the 2010 Census.[2] The 2010 Census used only a short form asking ten basic questions.[2]