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SOURCE & METHODOLOGY

Census Population Change


Population 1990: Census population as of April 1, 1990.

Population 2000: Census population as of April 1, 2000.

Net Change: The difference between the 1990 population and the 2000 population.

Percent Change: The difference between the 1990 population and the 2000 population expressed as a percentage of the 1990 population.

Land Area: Total land area in square miles as of April 1, 2000.

Persons Per Square Mile 1990: A measure of population density calculated by dividing the 1990 census population by the 1990 land area.

Persons Per Square Mile 2000: A measure of population density calculated by dividing the 2000 census population by the 2000 land area.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Census 2000 Redistricting Data (P.L. 94-171) Summary File and 1990 Census.

Compiled by the Appalachian Regional Commission, October 2003.