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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014

Media Advisory — New County and Metro Area Population Estimates to be Embargoed

The U.S. Census Bureau will offer an embargo period next week for members of the media to view the latest population estimates for counties, metropolitan and micropolitan areas, and Puerto Rico.

The 2013 population estimates will be posted to the Census Bureau's embargo site at 10 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, March 25. The public release will be at 12:01 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, March 27. Wire and distribution services are prohibited from distributing embargoed news stories and data files to subscribers before the public release date and time.

The new statistics will be available in American FactFinder — one of the Census Bureau's online data search tools — and the population estimates Web page and QuickFacts on Thursday, March 27.

To obtain embargo access please visit: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/embargo.html>

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: July 15, 2014