World Population

United States Population

The Population of US is the 3rd largest country in the world with estimated 2019 population is 328.52 million (March 2019), as per US census clock with the total population growth rate of 0.8%. It has a life expectancy of 82.3 years for female and 77.8 years for male. Its highly urbanized with a population of 82% living in Cities and suburbs. The last census was held in the year 2010, and the next census will be in the year 2020.

United States Population

Birth Rate12Infant Mortality5.7 Fertility Rate1.8Death Rate8Population Above 6015.1%Life Expectancy82/F80/M

United States Population Indicators
Birth rate is 12 births/1000 people in 2016
Infant Mortality is 5.7/1000 live births in 2017
Fertility rate is 1.8 births per woman in 2017
Death rate is 8 deaths/1000 people in 2016
Population above 60 years is 15.1% in 2018

Live United States population in 2019

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Income Distribution

According to the pewglobal(1) more than half of the population are categorized in High income group of 55.7% population, followed by 31.9% of population are upper middle income group and 7.4% with middle income and rest 5% are poor and low income group.
Levelas on 2011point change
2001 to 2011
Poor1.6%0.9%
Low income3.4%1.3%
Middle income7.4%-0.2%
Upper-middle income31.9%0.5%
High income55.7%-2.5%


Religions in United States

73.3% are Christians which is the largest religion in United States, 2.1% is Judaism, 0.8% is Islam and remaining 18.2% is not affiliated to any religion.


United States has 10 cities greater than 1 million people and 311 states with population more than 100,000. There are 162 cities with population of 100,000 to 200,000 people and 77 cities are with population range of 200,000 - 500,000. 21 cities are between 1 million to half million population. New York and Los Angeles are most populated cities in US with a population of 8.6 million and 4 Million. New York ranks number 1 in city population, Chicago and Houston are with 2.7 and 2.3 million, Chicago is 3 times denser compared to Houston with 3,633 sq mi. Phoenix and Philadelphia are around 1.6 million each, Philadelphia are 3 times denser than Phoenix. San Antonio, Sand Diego, Dallas an San Jose are between 1 to 1.5 million. California State has maximum number of cities with 74 followed by Texas and Florida with 39 and 22.

City ST Population(2017) Pop. per sq. mi.(2017)
New York city, NY 8,622,698 28,707.7
Los Angeles city, CA 3,999,759 8,534.5
Chicago city, IL 2,716,450 11,948.8
Houston city, TX 2,312,717 3,633.4
Phoenix city, AZ 1,626,078 3,141.2
Philadelphia city, PA 1,580,863 11,781.8
San Antonio city, TX 1,511,946 3,279.9
San Diego city, CA 1,419,516 4,371.1
Dallas city, TX 1,341,075 3,944.8
San Jose city, CA 1,035,317 5,832.3

The most populous states area California(39 Million), Texas(28 Million) and Florida(20 Million).

State Population, 2018 Pop. per sq. mi., 2018
California 39,557,045 253.9
Texas 28,701,845 109.9
Florida 21,299,325 397.0
New York 19,542,209 414.7
Pennsylvania 12,807,060 286.2
Illinois 12,741,080 229.5
Ohio 11,689,442 286.1
Georgia 10,519,475 182.3
North Carolina 10,383,620 213.6
Michigan 9,995,915 176.6


United States Census & History

By 1600 the expected population in United States to be around 300,000 to 370,000 and the population raised to 1.2 million by 1700. After first census in 1790 it is recorded as 3.9 million, United States conducted second census with detailed citizen information on age and slaves on August 4, 1800 and the count was 5.3 Million living in US out of 893,602 were slaves. Until 1870 the Africans were treated as slaves till civil war fought between 1861 and 1865 by African population and civil rights were granted to freed black slaves and finally included in the census as blacks(around 10% ).

Census Population Percentage change
1790 3,929,214
1800 5,236,631 33.30%
1810 7,239,881 38.30%
1820 9,638,453 33.10%
1830 12,866,020 33.50%
1840 17,069,453 32.70%
1850 23,191,876 35.90%
1860 31,443,321 35.60%
1870 38,558,371 22.60%
1880 49,371,340 28.00%
1890 62,979,766 27.60%
1900 76,212,168 21.00%
1910 92,228,531 21.00%
1920 106,021,568 15.00%
1930 123,202,660 16.20%
1940 132,165,129 7.30%
1950 151,325,798 14.50%
1960 179,323,175 18.50%
1970 203,211,926 13.30%
1980 226,545,805 11.50%
1990 248,709,873 9.80%
2000 281,421,906 13.20%
2010 308,745,538 8.84%


StatesPopulation(2018)
Alabama4,887,871
Alaska737,438
Arizona7,171,646
Arkansas3,013,825
California39,557,045
Colorado5,695,564
Connecticut3,572,665
Delaware967,171
District of Columbia702,455
Florida21,299,325
Georgia10,519,475
Hawaii1,420,491
Idaho1,754,208
Illinois12,741,080
Indiana6,691,878
Iowa3,156,145
Kansas2,911,505
Kentucky4,468,402
Louisiana4,659,978
Maine1,338,404
Maryland6,042,718
Massachusetts6,902,149
Michigan9,995,915
Minnesota5,611,179
Mississippi2,986,530
Missouri6,126,452
Montana1,062,305
Nebraska1,929,268
Nevada3,034,392
New Hampshire1,356,458
New Jersey8,908,520
New Mexico2,095,428
New York19,542,209
North Carolina10,383,620
North Dakota760,077
Ohio11,689,442
Oklahoma3,943,079
Oregon4,190,713
Pennsylvania12,807,060
Rhode Island1,057,315
South Carolina5,084,127
South Dakota882,235
Tennessee6,770,010
Texas28,701,845
Utah3,161,105
Vermont626,299
Virginia8,517,685
Washington7,535,591
West Virginia1,805,832
Wisconsin5,813,568
Wyoming577,737

Population Projection

Fertility rate was 1.931 in the 2010 census recorded, estimates as on 2017 is 1.765.


References

1. http://www.pewglobal.org/interactives/global-population-by-income/