The growth of a nation

Published On: Oct 21 2011 10:42:27 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 04 2013 11:53:43 AM EST

The United States has changed immensely since 1900. The population has grown by more than 200 million people, the cost of a gallon of milk has gone from 36 cents to $3 and life expectancy has jumped by 23 years to an average of 77.8 years, according to 2010 census data. Scroll through this census data interactive for a glance at the nation’s explosive growth the past 100 years.

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