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Good question – What is the national debt per person in the United States?

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What is the national debt per person in the United States? This question can be answered by using two “clocks” on the Internet:

1) The U.S. National Debt Clock – Today’s reading is: $10,843,363,903,850.78

2) The U.S. Population Clock – Today’s reading is 305,940,836

Whipping out the calculator, that works out to $35,446 per person. The debt clock also points out this startling fact:

The National Debt has continued to increase an average of
$3.55 billion per day since September 28, 2007!

To retire that new debt, every person in the U.S. would need to be paying $11.61 per day, or $4,237 per year, just to stay even.

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