As of the July 2013 U.S. Census Bureau estimate, the populace of the vicinity totalled fifty-five,943,073. The Northeastern United States is one of the main place in the USA. With a median of 345.5 people consistent with the square mile, the Northeast is two.5 instances as densely populated as the second one-maximum dense area, the South. because the ultimate century, the U.S. population has been moving far away from the Northeast (and Midwest) towards the South and West.
the two U.S. Census Bureau divisions inside the Northeast (New England and Mid-Atlantic) rank #1 and #2 a few of the nine divisions in populace density in line with the 2013 population estimate. The South Atlantic place (233.1) changed into very close in the back of New England (233.2). due to the quicker growth of the South Atlantic region, it’s going to take over the #2 department rank in populace density inside the subsequent estimate, losing New England to a 3rd role. New England is projected to hold the variety three ranks for plenty, a few years, as the best different decrease-ranked department with even half of the populace density of recent England is the East North important division (192.1) and this location’s populace is projected to develop slowly.
Geographer Wilbur Zelinsky asserts that the Northeast region lacks a unified cultural identity, but has served as a “subculture fire” for the relaxation of the country. numerous lots smaller geographical areas within the Northeast do have awesome cultural identities.