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Population of USA

Current population of USA is 327 811 696 [0], population density 86.13 p./sq.mi. In US there is one birth every 8 seconds and one death every 11 seconds. One international migrant (net) every 29 seconds. The result is that every 15 seconds population of US growth by 1 (1/8-1/11+1/29 ≈ 1/15).
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If 100 people lived in USA

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Historical population and population projection of the United States

Sources: 2015[1]; 2000,2010[2]; 1790-1990[3], 2016-2050[4]

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United States population by age and sex

US population 2016 by age and sex in thousands (UN)[5]

age male   female
0-9   20 567 > 19 696
10-19   21 198 > 20 256
20-29   23 386 > 22 091
30-39   21 371 > 20 941
40-49   20 616 > 20 471
50-59   22 248 < 22 707
60-69   17 254 < 18 692
70-79   9 281 < 11 033
80-89   4 011 < 5 864
90-99    739 << 1 618
100-+    14 <<< 61

 

Religions in U.S. (%)

Source: America's Changing Religious Landscape. Pew Research Center: Religion & Public Life (May 12, 2015, retrieved: 04/01/2016)

Race and Hispanic Origin

Race and hispanic origin: 2010 census and 2014 estimated:

2010 2014
White alone 72.4% 77.4%
Black or African American alone 12.6% 13.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 0.9% 1.2%
Asian alone 4.8% 5.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0.2% 0.2%
Two or More Races 2.9% 2.5%
Hispanic or Latino 16.3% 17.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 63.7% 62.1%

Source: census.gov, US quick facts (retrieved: 03/31/2016)


Most important facts through decades (from US population aspect)

More facts you can read on census.gov website: Fast facts through the decades. Some facts are citated from wikipedia.


Sources, notices

[0] Estimated value, calculated by linar interpolation from two closest dates with known population (census or official estimated).***

[1] US - Nation population 2015, census.gov, retrieved 02/23/2016

[2] US population 2000-2010, CSV, retrieved 02/24/2016

[3] Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1990, PDF 15 Mb, retrieved 02/25/2016

[4] International Data Base, world, US Population projections 1950-2050, retrieved 03/01/2016

[5] United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2015). World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. Data are estimates and projections according to a medium-fertility variant. Retrieved 12/20/2015

 

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