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I am shocked that I cannot put my finger on this information and I must resort to asking here. I am looking for U.S. population estimates from 1790-present. Preferably there is an estimate for each year, but I am ok with just the census values every 10 years. I have tried navigating the U.S. Census Bureau's website for at least an hour with unsatisfactory results.

I have also found this website, but I am looking for something which looks more citable.

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You can read PDFs of all US censuses since 1790 on the US Census website.

If the PDF's are a problem, Wikipedia keeps pages for all of them too, with nice modern HTML graphs rather than scans. Here's the one for 1790. The grand total was a bit under 4 Million.

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