U.S. Population by Sex and Age
Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, Census 2000 and Census 2010
Here is a look at the U.S. population, based on the 2000 and 2010 U.S. Census. Figures are broken down by sex and age. Find more population statistics classified by general demographic characteristics by clicking the links below.
Population by Race | Hispanic Population | Population by Relationship |
Household by Type | Household Occupancy | Owners vs. Renters
|Sex and age||Number, 2000||Percent||Number, 2010||Percent|
|Under 5 years||19,175,798||6.8||20,201,362||6.5|
|5 to 9 years||20,549,505||7.3||20,348,657||6.6|
|10 to 14 years||20,528,072||7.3||20,677,194||6.7|
|15 to 19 years||20,219,890||7.2||22,040,343||7.1|
|20 to 24 years||18,964,001||6.7||21,585,999||7.0|
|25 to 34 years||39,891,724||14.2||41,063,948||13.3|
|35 to 44 years||45,148,527||16.0||41,070,606||13.3|
|45 to 54 years||37,677,952||13.4||45,006,716||14.6|
|55 to 59 years||13,469,237||4.8||19,664,805||6.4|
|60 to 64 years||10,805,447||3.8||16,817,924||5.4|
|65 to 74 years||18,390,986||6.5||21,713,429||7.0|
|75 to 84 years||12,361,180||4.4||13,061,122||4.2|
|85 years and over||4,239,587||1.5||5,493,433||1.8|
|Median age (years)||35.3||n.a.||37.2||n.a.|
|18 years and over||209,128,094||74.3||234,564,071||76.0|
|21 years and over||196,899,193||70.0||220,958,853||71.6|
|62 years and over||41,256,029||14.7||49,972,181||16.2|
|65 years and over||34,991,753||12.4||40,267,984||13.0|
NOTES: (—) represents zero or rounds to zero; n.a. = not applicable.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 and Census 2010. Web: www.census.gov .
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