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What is the Center of Population of the United States?

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In this video Dr. Robert Groves, Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, explains how data based on the Census helps to determine the center of population and discusses the shift in the center over time.

Running time: 01:32

Interactive Population Map

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Center of Population: What trends or changes can we see?

Center of Population: What can we learn from these changes?


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