United States Demographic Data

National Summary

  • Population: 313,914,040
  • Area: 9,629,091.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 9,414,362.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 214,729.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 32.60 people per sq. mile

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United States Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
Female
163,251,000
51%
Male
158,168,000
49%
Total Population
321,419,000

United States Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
Under 5 Years
19,793,800
6.2% 
5 to 9 Years
20,582,500
6.4% 
10 to 14 Years
20,627,400
6.4% 
15 to 19 Years
21,426,900
6.7% 
20 to 24 Years
22,541,100
7.0% 
25 to 34 Years
43,897,800
13.7% 
35 to 44 Years
40,804,100
12.7% 
45 to 54 Years
43,135,600
13.4% 
55 to 59 Years
21,590,700
6.7% 
60 to 64 Years
19,286,400
6.0% 
65 to 74 Years
27,587,300
8.6% 
75 to 84 Years
13,984,000
4.4% 
85 Years and Over
6,161,170
1.9% 
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
18 Years and over
247,789,000
77.1%
Female
127,247,000
51.4%
Male
120,542,000
48.6%
21 Years and over
234,351,000
72.9%
62 Years and over
58,840,000
18.3%
65 Years and over
47,732,500
14.9%
Female
26,677,800
55.9%
Male
21,054,700
44.1%
Median Age (years)
38
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United States Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
One Race
311,437,000
96.9% 
White
234,940,000
73.1% 
Black or African American
40,695,300
12.7% 
American Indian and Alaska Native
2,597,250
0.8% 
Asian
17,273,800
5.4% 
Asian Indian
3,699,960
1.2% 
Chinese
4,133,670
1.3% 
Filipino
2,848,150
0.9% 
Japanese
757,468
0.2% 
Korean
1,460,480
0.5% 
Vietnamese
1,738,850
0.5% 
Other Asian
2,635,200
0.8% 
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
554,946
0.2% 
Native Hawaiian
176,482
0.1% 
Guamanian or Chamorro
78,522
0.0% 
Samoan
120,019
0.0% 
Other Pacific Islander
179,923
0.1% 
Some Other Race
15,375,900
4.8% 
Two or More Races
9,981,530
3.1% 
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
56,496,100
17.6% 
Mexican
35,797,100
11.1% 
Puerto Rican
5,372,760
1.7% 
Cuban
2,106,500
0.7% 
Other Hispanic or Latino
13,219,800
4.1% 
Not Hispanic or Latino
264,923,000
82.4% 

United States Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
Less than 9th grade
11,988,000
5.5% 
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
15,838,100
7.3% 
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
59,663,000
27.6% 
Some college, no degree
44,909,800
20.7% 
Associate's Degree
17,806,800
8.2% 
Bachelor's Degree
41,152,400
19.0% 
Graduate or professional degree
25,089,200
11.6% 
Education Summary
Number
Percent
< High School Graduate
27,826,100
12.8%
High School Graduate or Higher
188,621,200
87.1%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
66,241,600
30.6%

United States Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
Never Married
87,344,400
33.5%
Now Married
123,792,600
47.5%
Divorced
28,743,000
11.0%
Separated
5,338,780
2.1%
Widowed
15,196,360
5.8%

United States Languages Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
English Only
236,909,000
78.5%
Languages other than english
64,716,100
21.5%
Spanish
40,045,800
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
11,137,300
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
10,501,100
3.5%
Other Languages
3,031,880
1.0%

United States Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
Less than $10,000
8,104,550
0.0%
$10,000 to $14,999
5,861,100
0.0%
$15,000 to $24,999
12,089,300
0.0%
$25,000 to $34,999
11,602,500
0.0%
$35,000 to $49,999
15,642,700
0.0%
$50,000 to $74,999
21,068,300
0.0%
$75,000 to $99,999
14,471,300
0.0%
$100,000 to $149,000
16,031,000
0.0%
$150,000 to $199,999
6,485,420
0.0%
$200,000 or more
6,852,160
0.0%
Median household income
55,775
0.0%
Per capita income
29,979
0.0%

United States Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
2,906,160
1.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
14,756,500
9.8%
Construction
9,622,520
6.4%
Educational services, health care and social assistance
34,510,600
22.9%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
9,822,480
6.5%
Information
3,155,280
2.1%
Manufacturing
15,470,600
10.3%
Other services except public administration
7,343,930
4.9%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
17,009,700
11.3%
Public administration
6,860,150
4.6%
Retail trade
17,301,600
11.5%
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
7,682,950
5.1%
Wholesale trade
4,092,240
2.7%
Occupation
Number
Percent
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
13,543,000
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
55,873,400
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
18,559,400
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
35,511,300
23.6%
Service occupations
27,047,700
18.0%

United States Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
Workers 16 Years and over
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
113,576,000
76.6%
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
13,347,500
9.0%
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
7,760,950
5.2%
Walked
4,114,120
2.8%
Other means
2,682,090
1.8%
Worked at home
6,842,980
4.6%
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26
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United States Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
None
10,568,900
8.9%
1 vehicles
39,637,200
33.5%
2 vehicles
43,994,400
37.2%
3 or more
24,007,700
20.3%

United States Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
Total Housing Units
 
Occupied Housing Units
118,208,000
87.7%
Owner Occupied
74,506,500
63.0%
Renter Occupied
43,701,700
37.0%
Vacant Housing Units
16,585,400
12.3%
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0

United States Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
Total Housing Units
134,794,000
1 room
3,152,080
2.3%
2 rooms
3,401,310
2.5%
3 rooms
12,125,200
9.0%
4 rooms
22,347,200
16.6%
5 rooms
27,004,000
20.0%
6 rooms
24,093,800
17.9%
7 rooms
16,261,100
12.1%
8 rooms
11,510,600
8.5%
9 rooms or more
14,898,200
11.1%
Median Rooms
6

United States Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
Total Housing Units
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
82,749,500
61.4%
1-unit, attached
7,814,390
5.8%
2-units
5,018,070
3.7%
3 or 4 units
6,028,280
4.5%
5 to 9 units
6,523,880
4.8%
10 to 19 units
6,174,080
4.6%
20 or more units
11,915,200
8.8%
Mobile home
8,452,220
6.3%
Boat, RV, van, etc.
118,009
0.1%

United States Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
1939 or earlier
17,484,400
13.0%
1940 to 1949
6,865,920
5.1%
1950 to 1959
14,182,500
10.5%
1960 to 1969
14,547,500
10.8%
1970 to 1979
20,924,000
15.5%
1980 to 1989
18,363,600
13.6%
1990 to 1999
18,890,600
14.0%
2000 to 2004
NR
NR
2005 or later
NR
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United States Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
Utility Gas
56,982,600
48.2%
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
5,576,250
4.7%
Electricity
45,102,500
38.2%
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
5,992,070
5.1%
Coal or coke
126,696
0.1%
Wood
2,360,810
2.0%
Solar energy
106,737
0.1%
Other fuel
576,145
0.5%
No fuel used
1,384,450
1.2%

United States Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
Housing units with a mortgage
47,140,700
 
Less than $500
729,734
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
3,206,000
6.8%
$3,000 or more
4,654,650
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
5,540,250
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
9,552,210
20.3%
$500 to $999
9,674,040
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
13,783,800
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
Less than 20.0%
20,443,600
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
7,479,260
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
5,106,560
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,410,830
7.3%
35.0% or more
10,453,200
22.3%
Not Computed
247,305
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United States Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
Occupied Units Paying Rent
41,410,200
$3,000 or more
636,233
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
695,922
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,692,360
4.1%
Less than $500
4,558,470
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
4,569,020
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
11,569,200
27.9%
$500 to $999
17,689,000
42.7%
No Cash Rent
2,291,570
NR
Median (Dollars)
959
NR
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
Less than 15.0%
5,098,570
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
5,061,240
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
5,174,910
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
4,635,720
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,708,160
9.2%
35.0% or more
16,735,500
41.4%
Not Computed
3,287,670
NR

United States Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
5,599,060
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
10,432,800
14.0%
$100,000 to $149,000
11,186,800
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
11,027,200
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
14,035,500
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
12,923,900
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
7,255,820
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
2,045,420
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
194,500
NR
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