Census Bureau: New County and Metro/Micro Area Population Estimates Available March 22

The U.S. Census Bureau will offer an embargo period next week for media to view the 2017 population estimates for counties, metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas, and Puerto Rico municipios.

The statistics will be posted to the Census Bureau’s embargo site at 10 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, March 20, for public release at 12:01 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, March 22. Wire and distribution services are prohibited from distributing embargoed news stories and data files to subscribers before the public release date and time. For more information, see the Census Bureau’s embargo policy.

The new statistics will be available on census.gov through American FactFinder, QuickFacts and the Population Estimates Program website on Thursday, March 22. Statistics include total population and components of change (births, deaths, and domestic and international migration).

To obtain embargo access, please visit <www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/embargoed_releases/>.

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