High BirthrateAmerica had a high birthrate making the population triple. People had more kids to help on the farm.
Urban Population is Higher than RuralUrban population becomes higher than rural because of more jobs in cities.
Interstate BuiltThe interstate was built giving people ability to live further away from their workplace. Now, more people live in the suburbs than live in cities.
U.S. Household ShrinksThe average U.S. household shrank because of more divorces, less marriges, and less people having kids.
Older Population GrowsBetter healthcare gives people the ability to live longer making the population of people over 65 grow.
2000 Census1) More women than men
2) South and West states grew the most
3) More racially diverse
4) Largest population increase ever from 1990 to 2000 (13.2%)
5) More multi-racial people than ever (2.4%)