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United States
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The United States of America

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

331,432,000

Area

9,500,000 sq. km (3,700,000 sq. mi)

Population density

35/sq. km (90/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.71% (per 1,000: births 13, deaths 9)

Under 15 years

19%

Urban dwellers

83% (0.96% p.a.)

Largest cities

New York 18,804,000; Los Angeles 12,447,000; Chicago 8,865,000; Houston 6,371,000; Dallas 6,301,000; plus 139 over 300,000

Languages & peoples (World …

Cite this page
“United States”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02USA>
First published online: 2020



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