More than twice as many people will be living in the United States a hundred years from now, says the Census Bureau.
Experts predict that the nation will have 338 million people by 2025, 404 million people by 2050, and 571 million by 2100.
They expect this increase even though the U.S. birthrate is stable, at about two children per woman on average.
Then why so much growth? Because in the years ahead, the number of women of childbearing age will increase. As a result, more children will be born, in total, than are being born today.
In addition, people will continue to move to the United States from other countries.