THE UNITED STATES POPULATION
Information & Statistics on States, Cities, Race

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The United States population estimate as of 2011 is over 312 Million people.

The world population is about 7 Billion people.

The numbers below are estimates, based on 2010 census, Statistical Data Center and United States Department of Commerce.

ETHNICITY/RACE IDENTITY (2010 census) - United States Population

White: 72.4%
Hispanic or Latino origin: 16.3%
Black: 12.6%
Asian: 4.8%
Persons reporting two or more races: 2.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.2%

In the 2010 census more Hispanics listed themselves as white due to recent census changes that emphasize "Hispanic" as an ethnicity, not a race.

White persons not Hispanic: 63.7%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2005-2009: 12.4%

Refugees and internally displaced persons: the US admitted 62,643 refugees during 2004-2006 including; 10,586 Somalis; 8,549 Laotians; 6,666 Russians; 6,479 Cubans; 3,100 Haitians; 2,136 Iranians

AGE - United States Population

0-14 years: 20.1% (male 32,107,900/female 30,781,823)
15-64 years: 66.8% (male 104,411,352/female 104,808,064)
65 years and over: 13.1% (male 17,745,363/female 23,377,542)

Persons under 5 years old, 2009: 6.9%
Persons under 18 years old, 2009: 24.3%
Persons 65 years old and over, 2009: 12.9%
Female persons, 2009: 50.7%

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URBANIZATION - United States Population

Urban Population: 82% of total population lives in cities (2010)
Households (2005-2009) - 112,611,029
Persons per household (2005-2009) - 2.60
United States Land Area = 3,537,438.44(square miles)
Persons per square mile = 87.3

LIFE EXPECTANCY - United States Population

Total population: 78.37 years
Males: 75.92 years
Females: 80.93 years (2011 est.)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate: 33.9% (2006)

RELIGION - United States Population

Protestant 51.3%, Roman Catholic 23.9%, Mormon 1.7%, other Christian 1.6%, Jewish 1.7%, Buddhist 0.7%, Muslim 0.6%, other or unspecified 2.5%, unaffiliated 12.1%, none 4%

STATE POPULATION - United States Population

California 39,2 MILLIONS
Texas 26,1
New York 20,3
Florida 19,8
Illinois 12,8
Pennsylvania 12,5
Ohio 11,9
Michigan 10,8
Georgia 9,9
North Carolina 9,8
New Jersey 9,2
Virginia 8,0
Washington 6,8
Massachusetts 6,7
Indiana 6,5
Arizona 6,4
Tennessee 6,3
Missouri 5,9
Maryland 5,8
Wisconsin 5,7
Minnesota 5,5
Colorado 5,2
Alabama 4,8
South Carolina 4,6
Louisiana 4,5
Kentucky 4,4
Oregon 3,8
Oklahoma 3,8
Puerto Rico 3,7
Connecticut 3,6
Iowa 3,1
Mississippi 3,0
Arkansas 2,9
Kansas 2,8
Utah 2,8
Nevada 2,7
New Mexico 2,2
West Virginia 1,9
Nebraska 1,8
Idaho 1,6
Hawaii 1,5
Maine 1,4
New Hampshire 1,3
Rhode Island 1,0
Montana 990 THOUSANDS
Delaware 898
South Dakota 815
Alaska 710
North Dakota 675
Vermont 625
Washington, DC 602
Wyoming 564
Guam 179
US Virgin Islands 110
No. Mariana Islands 89
American Samoa 65

List of the 50 largest United States cities by population

1 - New York, New York - 8,086,384
2 - Los Angeles, California - 3,821,457
3 - Chicago, Illinois - 2,890,138
4 - Houston, Texas - 2,010,293
5 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - 1,490,618
6 - Phoenix, Arizona - 1,390,825
7 - San Diego, California 1,267,939
8 - San Antonio, Texas - 1,215,084
9 - Dallas, Texas - 1,212,372
10 - Detroit, Michigan - 925,451
11 - San Jose, California - 900,413
12 - Indianapolis, Indiana - 793,375
13 - San Francisco, California - 764,069
14 - Jacksonville, Florida - 762,271
15 - Columbus, Ohio - 725,228
16 - Austin, Texas - 671,873
17 - Memphis, Tennessee - 648,882
18 - Baltimore, Maryland - 638,614
19 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - 590,895
20 - Boston, Massachusetts - 589,281
21 - Charlotte, North Carolina - 580,597
22 - El Paso, Texas - 577,415
23 - Washington, District of Columbia - 570,898
24 - Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee - 570,785
25 - Seattle, Washington - 570,426
26 - Fort Worth, Texas - 567,516
27 - Denver, Colorado - 560,415
28 - Portland, Oregon - 539,438
29 - Oklahoma, Oklahoma - 519,034
30 - Las Vegas, Nevada - 508,604
31 - Tucson, Arizona - 503,151
32 - New Orleans, Louisiana - 473,681
33 - Long Beach, California - 472,412
34 - Cleveland, Ohio - 467,851
35 - Albuquerque, New Mexico - 463,874
36 - Fresno, California - 445,227
37 - Kansas, Missouri - 443,471
38 - Sacramento, California - 435,245
39 - Virginia Beach, Virginia - 433,934
40 - Mesa, Arizona 426,841
41 - Atlanta, Georgia - 424,868
42 - Oakland, California - 402,777
43 - Omaha, Nebraska - 399,357
44 - Tulsa, Oklahoma - 391,908
45 - Honolulu CDP, Hawaii - 378,155
46 - Minneapolis, Minnesota - 375,635
47 - Miami, Florida - 374,791
48 - Colorado Springs, - Colorado 371,182
49 - Wichita, Kansas - 355,126
50 - Arlington, Texas - 349,944

LARGEST CITIES IN EACH STATE - United States Population

Alabama: Birmingham, Montgomery (State Capital), Mobile, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa [1]
Alaska: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau (State Capital), College, Ketchikan [2]
Arizona: Phoenix (State Capital), Tucson, Mesa, Glendale, Chandler [3]
Arkansas: Little Rock (State Capital), Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Springdale, Jonesboro
California: Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento (7) (State Capital)
Colorado: Denver (State Capital), Colorado Springs, Aurora, Lakewood, Fort Collins
Connecticut: Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford (State Capital), Stamford, Waterbury
Delaware: Wilmington, Dover (State Capital), Newark, Pike Creek, Bear
Florida: Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Orlando, Tallahassee (8) (State Capital)
Georgia: Atlanta (State Capital), Augusta, Columbus, Savannah, Athens
Hawaii: Honolulu (State Capital), Hilo, Kailua, Kaneohe, Kapolei
Idaho: Boise (State Capital), Nampa, Meridian, Pocatello, Idaho Falls
Illinois: Chicago, Aurora, Rockford, Joliet, Naperville, Springfield (6) (State Capital)
Indiana: Indianapolis (State Capital), Fort Wayne, Evansville, South Bend, Gary
Iowa: Des Moines (State Capital), Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Sioux City, Iowa City
Kansas: Wichita, Overland Park, Kansas City, Topeka (State Capital), Olathe
Kentucky: Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Covington, Frankfort (9) (State Capital)
Louisiana: New Orleans, Baton Rouge (State Capital), Shreveport, Lafayette, Lake Charles
Maine: Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, South Portland, Auburn, Augusta (10) (State Capital)
Maryland: Baltimore, Rockville, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Columbia, Annapolis (7) (State Capital)
Massachusetts: Boston (State Capital), Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, Cambridge
Michigan: Detroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Sterling Heights, Flint, Lansing (6) (State Capital)
Minnesota: Minneapolis, Saint Paul (State Capital), Rochester, Duluth, Bloomington
Mississippi: Jackson (State Capital), Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Biloxi, Southaven
Missouri: Kansas City, Saint Louis, Springfield, Independence, Columbia, Jefferson City (15) (State Capital)
Montana: Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, Bozeman, Butte, Helena (6) (State Capital)
Nebraska: Omaha, Lincoln (State Capital), Bellevue, Grand Island, Kearney
Nevada: Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Reno, Paradise, Carson City (9) (State Capital)
New Hampshire: Manchester, Nashua, Concord (State Capital), Derry, Rochester
New Jersey: Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth Edison, Trenton (9) (State Capital)
New Mexico: Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe (State Capital), Roswell
New York: New York, Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, Syracuse, Albany (6) (State Capital)
North Carolina: Charlotte, Raleigh (State Capital), Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Durham
North Dakota: Fargo, Bismarck (State Capital), Grand Forks, Minot, West Fargo
Ohio: Columbus (State Capital), Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron
Oklahoma: Oklahoma City (State Capital), Tulsa, Norman, Lawton, Broken Arrow
Oregon: Portland, Salem (State Capital), Eugene, Gresham, Hillsboro
Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, Reading, Harrisburg (12) (State Capital)
Rhode Island: Providence (State Capital), Warwick, Cranston, Pawtucket, East Providence
South Carolina: Columbia (State Capital), Charleston, North Charleston, Rock Hill, Mount Pleasant
South Dakota: Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Aberdeen, Watertown, Brookings, Pierre (7) (State Capital)
Tennessee: Memphis, Nashville (State Capital), Knoxville, Chattanooga, Clarksville
Texas: Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin (State Capital), Fort Worth
Utah: Salt Lake City (State Capital), West Valley City, Provo, West Jordan, Sandy
Vermont: Burlington, Essex, Rutland, Colchester, South Burlington, Montpelier (14) (State Capital)
Virginia: Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Richmond (State Capital), Newport News
Washington: Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver, Bellevue, Olympia (23) (State Capital)
West Virginia: Charleston (State Capital), Huntington, Parkersburg, Morgantown, Wheeling
Wisconsin: Milwaukee, Madison (State Capital), Green Bay, Kenosha, Racine
Wyoming: Cheyenne (State Capital), Casper, Laramie, Gillette, Rock Springs

POPULATION INCREASE - United States Population

Over the next few decades, the U.S. Census Bureau expects the American population to reach these estimates:

2020 - 336,0 million
2030 - 363,8 million
2040 - 392,1 million
2043 - 400,5 (the year of reaching 400 million)
2050 - 420,0 million

The United States is the third most populous nation in the world, and will remain as such in 2050.

Most populous countries by 2050 estimates:

1. India - 1,692 billion
2. China - 1,295 billion
3. United States - 420,0
4. Nigeria - 389,6
5. Indonesia - 293,4
6. Pakistan - 274,8
7. Brazil - 222,8
8. Bangladesh - 194,3
9. Philippines - 154,9
10. Dem Rep of the Congo - 148,5
11. Ethiopia - 145,1
12. Mexico - 143,9
13. Tanzania - 138,3
14. Russia - 126,2
15. Egypt - 123,4
16. Japan - 108,5
17. Vietnam - 103,9
18. Kenya - 96,9
19. Uganda - 94,3
20. Turkey - 91,6

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Most populous countries today:

China - 1,341billion
India - 1,224 billion
United States - 310,3
Indonesia - 239,7
Brazil - 194,9
Pakistan - 173,6
Nigeria - 158,4
Bangladesh - 148,7
Russia - 143,0
Japan - 126,5
Mexico - 113,4
Philippines - 93,2
Vietnam - 87,9
Ethiopia - 82,9
Germany - 82,3
Egypt - 81,1
Iran - 73,9
Turkey - 72,7
Thailand - 69,1
Dem. Rep. of the Congo - 65,9

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