Talk:United States

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Congratulations to the main article and it deserve more!!!!!!!!!![edit]

I like the distinctive style of the main article especially in the introduction section, it is very organized, it does not confuse me as a reader of the article; especially that I do not know any information or background on the United States. Mr. James Dimsey (talk) 14:56, 30 October 2018 (UTC)

Map of North American sports teams is outdated[edit]

The map of NA sports teams, which is from March 2008, should be updated. Specifically it does not have Las Vegas as having a sports team, when it now has an NHL team. Maybe no one with editing privileges on this page has it noticed it yet, maybe everyone is just too lazy to change it. Just throwing it out there.— Preceding unsigned comment added by Chaws1 (talkcontribs) 01:35, 6 November 2018 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 6 November 2018[edit]

update current population numbers, as they are out of date, and the source no longer works. change to 328,941,142 [1] Internets Up (talk) 07:07, 6 November 2018 (UTC)

 Done – I've changed the infobox reference URL so it doesn't point to an error page. However, that new page gives the 2017 estimate. I didn't find a 2018 estimate table online and I'm not going to link to the population clock, since that would invalidate any population figure we give here. Dhtwiki (talk) 08:16, 6 November 2018 (UTC)

U.S. articles of cities and states give two populations in info box: latest (2010) U.S. Census count and latest (2017) U.S. Census estimate. There won't be an official 2018 population estimate published by the Census Bureau till December. Any figure greater than 326 million you see out there (they are on the Internet) is either the Commerce Department's daily population clock (a projection) or non-Census Bureau source (business magazine, of which there are many). There should be one standard, and we are using that standard. Other figures can be referenced under "Demographics," but non-standard, non-Census sources must be specifically identified, and not just in footnotes. Otherwise, it's apples/oranges, one of Wikipedia's persistent flaws. Mason.Jones (talk) 17:59, 7 November 2018 (UTC)


Semi-protected edit request on 12 November 2018[edit]

I need to add languages to the United States article. Thank you! LeeJohn2313 (talk) 23:48, 12 November 2018 (UTC)

 Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format and provide a reliable source if appropriate. Deli nk (talk) 00:03, 13 November 2018 (UTC)