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This section presents statistics on the growth, distribution, and characteristics of the U.S. population. The principal source of these data is the U.S. Census Bureau, which conducts a decennial census of population, a monthly population survey, a program of population estimates and projections, and a number of other periodic surveys relating to population characteristics.
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46 - Population by Selected Ancestry Group and Region: 2003 [Excel 22k]
47 - Languages Spoken At Home by Language: 2003 [Excel 18k]
48 - Language Spoken at Home by Resident Population by State: 2003 [Excel 22k]
49 - Language Spoken at Home by Resident Population--25 Largest Cities: 2003 [Excel 21k]
34 - Persons 65 Years Old and Over--Characteristics by Sex: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 24k]
35 - Persons 65 Years and Over--Living Arrangements and Disability Status: 2003 [Excel 17k]
36 - Social and Economic Characteristics of the White and Black Population: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 30k]
37 - Selected Characteristics of Racial Groups and Hispanic/Latino Population: 2003 [Excel 27k]
38 - American Indian and Alaska Native Population by Tribe: 2000 [Excel 18k]
39 - Population Living on Selected Reservations and Trust Lands: 2000 [Excel 19k]
40 - Social and Economic Characteristics of the Hispanic Population: 2003 [Excel 25k]
12 - Resident Population Projections by Sex and Age: 2005 to 2050 [Excel 25k]
13 - Resident Population by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin Status: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 27k]
14 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Age: 2000 and 2004 [Excel 29k]
15 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic Origin Status, and Age--Projections: 2005 and 2010 [Excel 27k]
16 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Single Years Of Age: 2004 [Excel 39k]
11 - Resident Population by Age and Sex: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 27k]
17 - Resident Population--States: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 28k]
18 - State Population - Rank, Percent Change, And Population Density: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 27k]
19 - State Resident Population--Projections: 2005 to 2030 [Excel 31k]
20 - State Resident Population--Components of Change: 2000-2004 [Excel 20k]
21 - Resident Population by Age and State: 2004 [Excel 28k]
22 - Resident Population by Age and State--Projections: 2005 and 2010 [Excel 28k]
23 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic or Latino Origin, and State: 2004 [Excel 27k]
24 - Resident Population by Region, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2000 [Excel 24k]
25 - Population In Coastal Counties: 1970 to 2003 [Excel 18k]
26 - Large Metropolitan Statistical Areas--Population: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 50k]
27 - Urban and Rural Population by State: 1990 and 2000 [Excel 22k]
28 - Incorporated Places by Population Size: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 17k]
29 - Incorporated Places With 100,000 Or More Inhabitants in 2004--Population, 1980 to 2004, and Land Area, 2000 [Excel 78k]
53 - Households, Families, Subfamilies, and Married Couples: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 23k]
54 - Married Couples by Race and Hispanic Origin of Spouses: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 17k]
55 - Households and Persons Per Household by Type Of Household: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 18k]
56 - Households by Age Of Householder and Size of Household: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 19k]
57 - Unmarried-Partner Households by Sex of Partners: 2003 [Excel 18k]
58 - Family Groups With Children Under 18 Years Old by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 21k]
59 - Parents and Children in Stay-at-Home Parent Family Groups: 1995 to 2004 [Excel 16k]
60 - Children Under 18 Years Old by Presence of Parents: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 22k]
61 - Adopted Children of Householder--Summary: 2000 [Excel 18k]
62 - Families by Number Of Own Children Under 18 Years Old: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 22k]
63 - Families by Size and Presence of Children: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 17k]
64 - Families by Type, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2004 [Excel 23k]
65 - Family Households With Own Children Under Age 18 by Type of Family, 1990 to 2004, and by Age of Householder, 2004 [Excel 17k]
66 - Nonfamily Households by Sex and Age Of Householder: 2004 [Excel 17k]
67 - Persons Living Alone by Sex and Age: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 18k]
68 - Population in Group Quarters by Sex, Age, and Group Quarters Type: 2000 [Excel 23k]
5 - Immigration: 1901 to 2004 [Excel 27k]
6 - Immigrants Admitted by Class of Admission: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 21k]
7 - Estimated Unauthorized Immigrants, by Selected States and Countries of Origin: 2000 [Excel 21k]
8 - Immigrants by Country of Birth: 1981 to 2004 [Excel 27k]
9 - Immigrants Admitted As Permanent Residents Under Refugee Acts by Country of Birth: 1991 to 2003 [Excel 20k]
10 - Immigrants Admitted by State and Leading Country of Birth: 2003 [Excel 22k]
50 - Marital Status of the Population by Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 29k]
51 - Marital Status Of The Population by Sex and Age: 2004 [Excel 19k]
52 - Living Arrangements of Persons 15 Years Old and Over by Selected Characteristics: 2004 [Excel 20k]
30 - Mobility Status Of The Population by Selected Characteristics: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 25k]
31 - Movers by Type of Move and Reason for Moving: 2003-2004 [Excel 18k]
32 - Mobility Status of Households by Household Income: 2003-2004 [Excel 18k]
33 - Mobility Status of Resident Population by State: 2003 [Excel 19k]
1 - Population and Area: 1790 to 2000 [Excel 22k]
2 - Population: 1960 to 2004 [Excel 20k]
3 - Resident Population Projections: 2005 to 2050 [Excel 19k]
4 - Components Of Population Change: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 18k]
41 - Native and Foreign-Born Population by State: 2003 [Excel 22k]
42 - Nativity and Place of Birth of Resident Population--25 Largest Cities: 2003 [Excel 21k]
43 - Foreign-Born Population--Selected Characteristics by Region of Origin: 2004 [Excel 21k]
44 - Foreign-Born Population by Place of Birth and Citizenship Status: 2003 [Excel 17k]
45 - Native and Foreign-Born Populations by Selected Characteristics: 2004 [Excel 75k]
69 - Self-Described Religious Identification of Adult Population: 1990 and 2001 [Excel 22k]
70 - Religious Bodies--Selected Data [Excel 19k]
71 - Christian Church Adherents and Jewish Population, 2003--States [Excel 23k]
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