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2008 Year in Review

2008 Year in Review

Top events for the nation and the world

US statistics

2008 U.S. Statistics

  • Profile of the United States
    Basic Geography • Population Overview • Vital Statistics • Birth Statistics • Marital Status • Economic Statistics • Census Data
  • U.S. Population by State
    State population from the year 1790 to 2007, including population rank and number of people per square mile in the U.S.
  • Top 50 Cities by Population
    The largest 50 cities in the United States based on population and rank
  • Census Data for Each State
    Detailed statistics from the most recent U.S. Census Bureau
  • Birth Statistics
    Birth rates • Multiple births • Teen birth rates • Foster care • Child abuse • Contraceptive use • Birthweight
  • Marriage Statistics
    Find information on the annual number of marriages and divorces in the U.S., policies on same-sex marriage, characteristics of unmarried and married partners, and more
  • Economic Statistics
    Learn about Social Security, the public debt, Federal expenditures, credit card use, U.S. farm income, personal consumption, and more
Did you know?
After Angel Falls in Venezuela, Tugela Falls in South Africa is the world's highest waterfall.