|What is the U.S. population?
The Census Bureau keeps a running total of the U.S. population. To find out the projected population for this very second, visit the U.S. PopClock Projection.
The clock assumes the following standards:
- One birth every 8 seconds
- One death every 11 seconds
- One international migrant (net) every 40 seconds
- One Federal U.S. citizen (net) returning every 3,125 seconds
- Net gain of one person every 17 seconds