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
164,066,000
51%
Male
159,062,000
49%
Total Population
323,128,000

United States Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
Under 5 Years
19,798,600
6.1% 
5 to 9 Years
20,483,100
6.3% 
10 to 14 Years
20,705,800
6.4% 
15 to 19 Years
21,491,900
6.7% 
20 to 24 Years
22,172,700
6.9% 
25 to 34 Years
44,390,200
13.7% 
35 to 44 Years
40,655,600
12.6% 
45 to 54 Years
42,755,600
13.2% 
55 to 59 Years
21,714,700
6.7% 
60 to 64 Years
19,744,200
6.1% 
65 to 74 Years
28,681,800
8.9% 
75 to 84 Years
14,256,700
4.4% 
85 Years and Over
6,276,620
1.9% 
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
18 Years and over
249,490,000
77.2%
Female
128,107,000
51.3%
Male
121,383,000
48.7%
21 Years and over
236,053,000
73.1%
62 Years and over
60,676,500
18.8%
65 Years and over
49,215,200
15.2%
Female
27,454,700
55.8%
Male
21,760,400
44.2%
Median Age (years)
38
0.0%

United States Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
One Race
312,701,000
96.8% 
White
234,644,000
72.6% 
Black or African American
40,893,400
12.7% 
American Indian and Alaska Native
2,676,400
0.8% 
Asian
17,556,900
5.4% 
Asian Indian
3,813,410
1.2% 
Chinese
4,214,860
1.3% 
Filipino
2,811,880
0.9% 
Japanese
789,830
0.2% 
Korean
1,438,920
0.4% 
Vietnamese
1,803,580
0.6% 
Other Asian
2,684,470
0.8% 
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
595,986
0.2% 
Native Hawaiian
178,874
0.1% 
Guamanian or Chamorro
82,398
0.0% 
Samoan
119,605
0.0% 
Other Pacific Islander
215,109
0.1% 
Some Other Race
16,334,400
5.1% 
Two or More Races
10,426,400
3.2% 
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
57,398,700
17.8% 
Mexican
36,255,600
11.2% 
Puerto Rican
5,450,470
1.7% 
Cuban
2,212,570
0.7% 
Other Hispanic or Latino
13,480,100
4.2% 
Not Hispanic or Latino
265,729,000
82.2% 

United States Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
Less than 9th grade
11,692,900
5.4% 
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
15,719,300
7.2% 
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
59,373,800
27.2% 
Some college, no degree
45,095,300
20.6% 
Associate's Degree
18,259,800
8.4% 
Bachelor's Degree
42,242,400
19.3% 
Graduate or professional degree
26,091,900
11.9% 
Education Summary
Number
Percent
< High School Graduate
27,412,200
12.6%
High School Graduate or Higher
191,063,200
87.4%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
68,334,300
31.2%

United States Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
Never Married
88,337,400
33.7%
Now Married
124,506,500
47.5%
Divorced
28,809,400
11.0%
Separated
5,239,390
2.0%
Widowed
15,247,360
5.8%

United States Languages Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
English Only
237,810,000
78.4%
Languages other than english
65,518,900
21.6%
Spanish
40,489,800
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
11,090,100
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
10,604,300
3.5%
Other Languages
3,334,740
1.1%

United States Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
Less than $10,000
7,963,780
6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999
5,699,550
4.8%
$15,000 to $24,999
11,543,700
9.7%
$25,000 to $34,999
11,279,800
9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999
15,453,100
13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999
21,059,400
17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999
14,673,000
12.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
16,667,800
14.0%
$150,000 to $199,999
6,924,910
5.8%
$200,000 or more
7,595,040
6.4%
Median household income
57,617
0.0%
Per capita income
31,128
0.0%

United States Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
2,649,410
1.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
15,027,400
9.8%
Construction
9,810,130
6.4%
Educational services, health care and social assistance
35,060,600
23.0%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
10,048,000
6.6%
Information
3,155,750
2.1%
Manufacturing
15,422,500
10.1%
Other services except public administration
7,523,500
4.9%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
17,402,900
11.4%
Public administration
6,994,590
4.6%
Retail trade
17,480,900
11.5%
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
7,951,090
5.2%
Wholesale trade
4,044,270
2.7%
Occupation
Number
Percent
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
13,502,500
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
57,331,300
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
18,542,300
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
35,600,900
23.3%
Service occupations
27,594,100
18.1%

United States Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
Workers 16 Years and over
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
114,771,000
76.3%
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
13,577,200
9.0%
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
7,649,210
5.1%
Walked
4,086,490
2.7%
Other means
2,701,370
1.8%
Worked at home
7,591,790
5.0%
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
27
0.0

United States Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
None
10,365,000
8.7%
1 vehicles
39,441,400
33.2%
2 vehicles
44,136,900
37.1%
3 or more
24,916,800
21.0%

United States Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
Total Housing Units
 
Occupied Housing Units
118,860,000
87.6%
Owner Occupied
75,022,600
63.1%
Renter Occupied
43,837,500
36.9%
Vacant Housing Units
16,842,700
12.4%
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5

United States Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
Total Housing Units
135,703,000
1 room
3,210,560
2.4%
2 rooms
3,601,310
2.7%
3 rooms
12,284,500
9.1%
4 rooms
22,401,500
16.5%
5 rooms
26,904,900
19.8%
6 rooms
24,210,400
17.8%
7 rooms
16,308,800
12.0%
8 rooms
11,653,000
8.6%
9 rooms or more
15,127,800
11.1%
Median Rooms
6
0.0%

United States Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
Total Housing Units
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
83,454,000
61.5%
1-unit, attached
7,979,490
5.9%
2-units
4,952,060
3.6%
3 or 4 units
5,996,470
4.4%
5 to 9 units
6,484,310
4.8%
10 to 19 units
6,034,830
4.4%
20 or more units
12,264,000
9.0%
Mobile home
8,436,000
6.2%
Boat, RV, van, etc.
101,578
0.1%

United States Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
1939 or earlier
17,331,000
12.8%
1940 to 1949
6,843,600
5.0%
1950 to 1959
14,142,800
10.4%
1960 to 1969
14,496,500
10.7%
1970 to 1979
20,788,800
15.3%
1980 to 1989
18,329,200
13.5%
1990 to 1999
18,796,300
13.9%
2000 to 2004
NR
NR
2005 or later
NR
NR

United States Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
Utility Gas
57,123,200
48.1%
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
5,546,780
4.7%
Electricity
46,043,100
38.7%
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
5,743,880
4.8%
Coal or coke
122,728
0.1%
Wood
2,201,270
1.9%
Solar energy
150,824
0.1%
Other fuel
584,505
0.5%
No fuel used
1,343,760
1.1%

United States Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
Housing units with a mortgage
47,295,100
 
Less than $500
738,509
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
3,295,770
7.0%
$3,000 or more
4,869,090
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
5,595,590
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
9,520,740
20.1%
$500 to $999
9,638,950
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
13,636,500
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
Less than 20.0%
21,379,500
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
7,388,550
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
4,969,490
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,275,960
7.0%
35.0% or more
10,034,100
21.3%
Not Computed
247,521
0.0%

United States Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
Occupied Units Paying Rent
41,631,300
$3,000 or more
747,747
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
770,286
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,847,580
4.4%
Less than $500
4,454,530
10.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
4,938,360
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
11,799,000
28.3%
$500 to $999
17,073,800
41.0%
No Cash Rent
2,206,240
0.0%
Median (Dollars)
981
0.0%
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
Less than 15.0%
5,308,980
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
5,230,550
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
5,209,070
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
4,689,600
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,665,560
9.0%
35.0% or more
16,553,500
40.7%
Not Computed
3,180,220
0.0%

United States Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
5,449,800
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
9,793,660
13.1%
$100,000 to $149,000
10,607,400
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
10,868,200
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
14,436,100
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
13,687,600
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
7,888,270
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
2,291,490
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
205,000
0.0%
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