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» Outlook | Census Bureau projections suggest that this will be the population of the United States in July 2030. It is a 29.2 percent increase over April 2000, when the census counted 281,421,906 residents. What will this change mean for the country? Outlook asked six observers to comment. More Sunday Outlook

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