Populations Recorded by the US Census
This data set gives the population of the United States (in millions) as recorded by the decennial census for the period 1790–1970.
Year of the census.
Population, in millions.
McNeil, D. R. (1977). Interactive Data Analysis. New York: Wiley.
t = octave.dataset.uspop; figure semilogy (t.year, t.population) xlabel ("Year") ylabel ("U.S. Population (millions)")