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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.
Tables for Population Section [PDF 1.3M]
50 - Population by Selected Ancestry Group and Region: 2004 [Excel 39k]
51 - Languages Spoken At Home by Language: 2004 [Excel 17k]
52 - Language Spoken at Home by Resident Population by State: 2004 [Excel 30k]
53 - Language Spoken at Home by Resident Population--25 Largest Cities: 2004 [Excel 30k]
38 - Persons 65 Years Old and Over--Characteristics by Sex: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 54k]
39 - Persons 65 Years Old and Over--Living Arrangements and Disability Status: 2005 [Excel 18k]
40 - Selected Characteristics of Racial Groups and Hispanic/Latino Population: 2004 [Excel 28k]
41 - Social and Economic Characteristics of the White and Black Populations: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 32k]
42 - American Indian and Alaska Native Population by Tribe: 2000 [Excel 38k]
43 - Population Living on Selected Reservations and Trust Lands: 2000 [Excel 19k]
44 - Social and Economic Characteristics of the Hispanic Population: 2005 [Excel 58k]
11 - Resident Population by Age and Sex: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 118k]
12 - Resident Population Projections by Sex and Age: 2010 to 2050 [Excel 32k]
13 - Resident Population by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin Status: 2000 to 2005 [Excel 31k]
14 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Age: 2000 and 2005 [Excel 94k]
15 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Single Years Of Age: 2005 [Excel 133k]
16 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic Origin Status, and Age--Projections: 2010 and 2015 [Excel 29k]
17 - Resident Population--States: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 47k]
18 - State Population - Rank, Percent Change, And Population Density: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 37k]
19 - State Resident Population--Projections: 2010 to 2030 [Excel 32k]
20 - State Resident Population--Components of Change: 2000 to 2005 [Excel 25k]
21 - Resident Population by Age and State: 2005 [Excel 76k]
22 - Resident Population by Age and State--Projections: 2010 and 2015 [Excel 33k]
23 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic or Latino Origin, and State: 2005 [Excel 191k]
24 - Resident Population by Region, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2000 [Excel 25k]
25 - Large Metropolitan Statistical Areas--Population: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 57k]
26 - 50 Largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas--Population Change: 2000 to 2005 [Excel 30k]
27 - 50 Largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas--Population by Race and Hispanic Origin: 2005 [Excel 39k]
28 - Population by Core-Based Statistical Area Status and State: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 41k]
29 - Population In Coastal Counties: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 18k]
30 - States With Coastal Counties--Population, Housing Units, Establishments, and Employees by Coastal Region and State: 2000 to 2005 [Excel 35k]
31 - Incorporated Places With 150,000 Or More Inhabitants in 2005--Population, 1980 to 2005 [Excel 103k]
32 - Incorporated Places by Population Size: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 20k]
33 - Urban and Rural Population by State: 1990 and 2000 [Excel 67k]
57 - Households, Families, Subfamilies, and Married Couples: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 34k]
58 - Married Couples by Race and Hispanic Origin of Spouses: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 18k]
59 - Households and Persons Per Household by Type Of Household: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 28k]
60 - Households by Age Of Householder and Size of Household: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 33k]
61 - Unmarried-Partner Households by Sex of Partners: 2004 [Excel 18k]
62 - Family Groups With Children Under 18 Years Old by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 34k]
63 - Parents and Children in Stay-at-Home Parent Family Groups: 1995 to 2005 [Excel 17k]
64 - Children Under 18 Years Old by Presence of Parents: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 54k]
65 - Adopted Children of Householder--Summary: 2000 [Excel 18k]
66 - Families by Number Of Own Children Under 18 Years Old: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 62k]
67 - Families by Size and Presence of Children: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 20k]
68 - Families by Type, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2005 [Excel 36k]
69 - Family Households With Own Children Under Age 18 by Type of Family, 1990 to 2005, and by Age of Householder, 2005 [Excel 32k]
70 - Nonfamily Households by Sex and Age Of Householder: 2005 [Excel 30k]
71 - Persons Living Alone by Sex and Age: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 25k]
72 - Population in Group Quarters by State: 2000 and 2005 [Excel 21k]
10 - Immigrants Admitted by State and Leading Country of Birth: 2005 [Excel 190k]
5 - Immigration: 1901 to 2005 [Excel 32k]
6 - Immigrants Admitted by Class of Admission: 2000 to 2005 [Excel 37k]
7 - Immigrants by Selected Country of Birth and Selected Characteristics: 2004 [Excel 27k]
8 - Immigrants by Country of Birth: 1981 to 2005 [Excel 72k]
9 - Immigrants Admitted As Permanent Residents Under Refugee Acts by Country of Birth: 1991 to 2005 [Excel 75k]
54 - Marital Status of the Population by Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 74k]
55 - Marital Status Of The Population by Sex and Age: 2005 [Excel 31k]
56 - Living Arrangements of Persons 15 Years Old and Over by Selected Characteristics: 2004 [Excel 39k]
34 - Mobility Status Of The Population by Selected Characteristics: 1981 to 2005 [Excel 35k]
35 - Movers by Type of Move and Reason for Moving: 2005 [Excel 20k]
36 - Mobility Status of Households by Household Income: 2005 [Excel 22k]
37 - Mobility Status of Resident Population by State: 2004 [Excel 48k]
1 - Population and Area: 1790 to 2000 [Excel 23k]
2 - Population: 1960 to 2005 [Excel 23k]
3 - Resident Population Projections: 2006 to 2050 [Excel 19k]
4 - Components Of Population Change: 2000 to 2005 [Excel 18k]
45 - Native and Foreign-Born Population by State: 2004 [Excel 34k]
46 - Nativity and Place of Birth of Resident Population--25 Largest Cities: 2004 [Excel 35k]
47 - Foreign-Born Population--Selected Characteristics by Region of Origin: 2005 [Excel 50k]
48 - Foreign-Born Population by Place of Birth and Citizenship Status: 2004 [Excel 18k]
49 - Native and Foreign-Born Populations by Selected Characteristics: 2005 [Excel 95k]
73 - Self-Described Religious Identification of Adult Population: 1990 and 2001 [Excel 22k]
74 - Religious Bodies--Selected Data [Excel 24k]
75 - Christian Church Adherents, 2000, and Jewish Population, 2003--States [Excel 27k]
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