Items of Interest

The census bureau has issued a report announcing that the population of the entire United States, including all outlying possessions, was 84,233,069 in the census year 1900. This is itemized as follows:—

Continental United States, or United States proper, 75,994,575 (heretofore an nounced); Philippines, 6,961,339, being the estimate of the statistician to the Philippine Commission; Porto Rico, 953,244; Hawaii, 154,001; Alaska, 63,592; Guam, 9,000; American Samoa, 6,100; persons in the military and naval service of the United States out side of the territory of the United States proper, 91,219. The report announces that the twelfth census only extended to Alaska and Hawaii outside of "continental United States," but that the figures for the rest of the United States domain are taken from the best a vailable sources.

What Then?
January 16, 1902

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