A headline in the *New York Times* at the end of 2016 said "Growth of U.S. Population Is at Slowest Pace Since 1937". This prompted me to revisit an old chestnut about fitting and extrapolating census data. In the process I have added a couple of nonlinear fits, namely the logistic curve and the double exponential Gompertz model.... read more >>

# Fitting and Extrapolating US Census Data

Posted by **Cleve Moler**,

**Category:**- Algorithms,
- Calculus,
- History,
- Numerical Analysis

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