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1970

Kent State

Oil Embargo

Roots

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Population

203,302,031 U.S. Resident Population
57.5
Population per square mile of land area
13.4
Percent increase of population from 1960 to 1970
50
Number of States

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The 1970 Census

Cost $247,653,000
Cost per Capita (cents) 121.8
Total Pages in Published Reports 200,000
Number of Enumerators 166,406
Census Bureau Director George Hay Brown
Number of Questions on the Questionnaire N/A
Number of Questions on the Long Form N/A

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10 Largest Urban Places

Rank
Place
Population
1
New York City, NY 7,894,862
2
Chicago, IL 3,366,957
3
Los Angeles, CA 2,816,061
4
Philadelphia, PA 1,948,609
5
Detroit, MI 1,511,482
6
Houston, TX 1,232,802
7
Baltimore, MD 905,759
8
Dallas, TX 844,401
9
Washington, DC 756,510
10
Cleveland, OH 750,903

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