(WFLX) - The U.S. Census Bureau has released the newest population numbers. Many people were thinking Florida would surpass New York as the third most populated state, but that didn't happen.
Florida was about 98,000 people shy of taking the third spot according to "USA Today".
Get this, though, Florida is growing three times as fast as New York.
The Census Bureau projects the U.S. population will reach 317.3 million on New Year's Day.