According to estimates by the Department of Commerce, the population
of the U. S. (exclusive of possessions) was and will be:
On Jan. 1, 1920 105,710,620
On July 1, 1926 117,136,000
On July 1, 1927 118,628,000
In order of population, the list of 48 states begins with New York,
Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, Texas.
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