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Our Nation's Highways: 2008
Chapter 4. Introduction
The 2000 Census revealed that the United States had 281.4 million people, an increase of 33 million people in 10 years. By 2010, the population is projected to approach 310 million. The growth in numbers of licensed drivers is following the trend of population growth very closely. The illustrations in this section provide a brief overview of licensed drivers by State, age, sex, and rate per population.