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U.S. 300 Million Babies

LIVING LONGER Life expectancy at birth RACIAL/ETHNIC COMPOSITION BABY NAMES 3,9% 3.7% The most popular names for boys and girls 1% 0,1% 15.3% NATIONAL 10.7% 0.2% 1915 JOHN & MARY 20.5% 1967 MICHAEL & LISA :U.S. 300 2006 JACOB & EMILY 56.6% 88% 2006 1915 CAR CRAZY Number of motor-vehicle registrations 0.8% -2.4% 6.5% 13.8% White 2006 1915 55 YEARS 1967 71 YEARS 78 YEARS Hispanic Black Biske -6 MILLION CARS AN AGING NATION Asian Percentage of population age 65 or older 76.5% other AT 1915 5% 1967 1967 10% 1915 3 MILLION 1967 99 MILLION 2006 THE AMERICAN DREAM Percentage of householders owning the home they live in 237 MILLION 2006 12% 1915 46% (Million, That Is) 1967 64% PERCENT COST OF A GALLON OF REGULAR GAS* 2006 69% The 300 millionth American arrived in 100 1915 S5.01 October. How does America today compare THE MILITARY Active-duty military personnel PERCENT with 1915 and 1967, when the population PRICE OF A NEW HOUSE 300.000 passed the 100 million and 200 million marks? 1967 $ 2.00 By Sam Roberts 250,000 200ρ00. n October 17, around 7:46 am. Eastern time, according to the Census Bureau, the American pop- $2.20 150,000 - 15 2006 ulation hit 300 million. The 300 100,000 millionth American was probably born in a hospital, but theoretically, he 50.000 0.5 or she may have arrived from overseas, or been smuggled *IN 2006 DOLLARS across the Southwestem border with Mexico. 1915 1967 2006 *IN 2006 DOLLARS 1915 1967 2006 By one count, more than half of all the people who have ever lived in the U.S. are alive today. And on any given day, 11,000 babies are born and 3,000 immigrants arrive, out- SAFER ON THE ROADS Number of traffic deaths 35 DEATHS for every 100 miion vahicle miles WORKING WOMEN Percentage of women who work, age 16 or older (10 or older for 1915) EDUCATION 2006 numbering the people who die or emigrate. The recent surge of immigration makes America's diver 1967 Percentage of the population, age 25 or older, with at Least a high school sity today closer to what it was in 1915, when the 100 mil- lionth arrived, than it was in 1967, when the 200 millionth TOTAL 6,779 51% 100 90 85% 5 DEATHS for every 100 million vehicle miles TOTAL 51,559 80 - 70- was bom. (The odds are nearly even that a baby born today will be Hispanic.) And an American born today will likely have fewer siblings, marry and retire later, and live longer. Look for the arrival of the 400 millionth American 59% 60 50- diploma 41% 1.5 DEATHS 23% for avery 100 million 1915 30 sometime around 2050. O 20 vehicle miles TOTAL 42,643 See Roberts is urkan affairs coespandent for The New York Tiwes. FIGURE FOR 2000 1915 1967 2006* 1915 1967 2006 Che Netw Jork Eimes UPPRONT- UPFRONTMAGAZINE.COM SOURCES FOR BRAPHS, PP. 10-11. U.S. CENSUS BUREAU, NATIONAL CENTER FOR EDUCATION STATISTICS, SOCIAL SECURITY ADNINISTRATION NOVEMBER 13, 2006 10 11 NOITIN YL

U.S. 300 Million Babies

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The story was about comparaison data to show the evolution of the U.S. population. It was addresses to teens for educational purpose. I worked with the illustrator McKibillo and organized the infos. T...

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