YEAR NUMBER

1900 3,120,000

1925 5,791,000

1950 12,334,000

1975 22,431,000

PROJECTED

1990 31,697,000

2000 34,921,000

2010 39,195,000

2020 51,422,000

2030 64,581,000

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1984