U.S. Department of Commerce

USA Statistics in Brief--Population by Sex, Age, and Region

POPULATION 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
  Resident population (1,000) 281,425 285,102 287,941 290,789 293,655
Male (1,000) 138,056 140,013 141,519 143,024 144,537
Female (1,000) 143,368 145,089 146,422 147,765 149,118
Under 5 years old (1,000) 19,185 19,361 19,548 19,791 20,071
5 to 17 years old (1,000) 53,122 53,250 53,316 53,259 53,207
18 to 44 years old (1,000) 112,183 112,755 112,941 113,161 113,386
45 to 64 years old (1,000) 61,947 64,408 66,551 68,635 70,698
65 years old and over (1,000) 34,986 35,328 35,585 35,943 36,294
Northeast (1,000) 53,595 53,937 54,187 54,426 54,571
Midwest (1,000) 64,395 64,819 65,110 65,429 65,730
South (1,000) 100,236 101,838 103,157 104,491 105,945
West (1,000) 63,199 64,508 65,487 66,442 67,409
Percent of population-- 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Male (percent) 49.1 49.1 49.1 49.2 49.2
Female (percent) 50.9 50.9 50.9 50.8 50.8
Under 5 years old (percent) 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8
5 to 17 years old (percent) 18.9 18.7 18.5 18.3 18.1
18 to 44 years old (percent) 39.9 39.5 39.2 38.9 38.6
45 to 64 years old (percent) 22.0 22.6 23.1 23.6 24.1
65 years old and over (percent) 12.4 12.4 12.4 12.4 12.4
Northeast (percent) 19.0 18.9 18.8 18.7 18.6
Midwest (percent) 22.9 22.7 22.6 22.5 22.4
South (percent) 35.6 35.7 35.8 35.9 36.1
West (percent) 22.5 22.6 22.7 22.8 23.0

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