The 2010 census reported about 308.7 million people in the United States. The 2000 census reported a population of about 281.4 million. By about what percent did the population change?Did the population grow or shrink? Hint: To find the answer, find the difference of the populations.

The population changed by 0.09% and it grew instead of shrink. The population in the Northeast was 53,594,378 people in 2000 and 55,317,240 people in 2010. By about what percent did the population change? Did the population grow or shrink?