Summary: Historical population density in U.S. states based on land area
|Name||State Historical Population Density|
|Summary||Historical population density in U.S. states based on land area|
This database estimates population density (persons per square mile) based on total resident population. Population density for all years is based on current land area reported by the U.S. Census.
1 square mile = 640 acres = 2.58999 square kilometers = 258.999 hectares.
|Geographic Coverage||U.S., States|
|Series Begins/Ends||1801 - 2020|
|Data Source||U.S. Bureau of the Census|
Geographic Coverage: U.S., States
Series Begins/Ends: 1801 - 2020
Data Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census