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