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The 2008 Statistical Abstract

The National Data Book

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Population

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]

Ancestry, Language Spoken At Home

51 - Population by Selected Ancestry Group and Region: 2005 [Excel 45k] | [PDF 455k]

52 - Languages Spoken At Home by Language: 2005 [Excel 19k] | [PDF 455k]

53 - Language Spoken at Home by State: 2005 [Excel 35k] | [PDF 457k]

54 - Language Spoken at Home--25 Largest Cities: 2005 [Excel 65k] | [PDF 457]

Elderly, Racial and Hispanic Origin Population Profiles

34 - Persons 65 Years Old and Over--Characteristics by Sex: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 26k] | [PDF 469k]

35 - Persons 65 Years Old and Over--Living Arrangements and Disability Status: 2005 [Excel 25k] | [PDF 469k]

36 - Selected Characteristics of Racial Groups and Hispanic/Latino Population: 2005 [Excel 28k] | [PDF 467k]

37 - American Indian and Alaska Native Population by Tribe: 2000 [Excel 44k] | [PDF 469k]

38 - Population Living on Selected Reservations and Trust Lands: 2000 [Excel 27k] | [PDF 906k]

39 - Social and Economic Characteristics of the Hispanic Population: 2006 [Excel 54k] | [PDF 469k]

Estimates and Projections by Age, Sex, Race/Ethnicity

5 - Components of Population Change by Race and Hispanic Origin: 2000 to 2006 [Excel 24k] | [PDF 457k]

6 - Resident Population by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin Status: 2000 to 2006 [Excel 38k] | [PDF 457k]

7 - Resident Population by Age and Sex: 1980 to 2006 [Excel 61k] | [PDF 456k]

8 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Age: 2000 and 2006 [Excel 120k] | [PDF 456k]

9 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Single Years Of Age: 2006 [Excel 77k] | [PDF 466k]

10 - Resident Population Projections by Sex and Age: 2010 to 2050 [Excel 34k] | [PDF 455k]

11 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic Origin Status, and Age--Projections: 2010 and 2015 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 459k]

Estimates and Projections--States, Metropolitan Areas, Cities

12 - Resident Population--States: 1980 to 2006 [Excel 50k] | [PDF 460k]

13 - State Population--Rank, Percent Change, And Population Density: 1980 to 2006 [Excel 45k] | [PDF 473k]

14 - State Resident Population--Projections: 2010 to 2030 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 456k]

15 - State Resident Population--Components of Change: 2000 to 2006 [Excel 26k] | [PDF 456k]

16 - Resident Population by Age and State: 2006 [Excel 111k] | [PDF 455k]

17 - Resident Population by Age and State--Projections: 2010 and 2015 [Excel 33k] | [PDF 456k]

18 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic or Latino Origin, and State: 2006 [Excel 211k] | [PDF 456k]

19 - Resident Population by Region, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2000 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 458k]

20 - Large Metropolitan Statistical Areas--Population: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 60k] | [PDF 489k]

21 - 50 Largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas--Population Change: 2000 to 2006 [Excel 32k] | [PDF 458k]

22 - 50 Largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas--Population by Race and Hispanic Origin: 2006 [Excel 118k] | [PDF 458k]

23 - Metropolitan Statistical Areas With More Than 750,000 Persons in 2006--Population by Age: 2006 [Excel 103k] | [PDF 458k]

24 - Population by Core-Based Statistical Area Status and State: 2000 to 2006 [Excel 40k] | [PDF 456k]

25 - Population In Coastal Counties: 1980 to 2006 [Excel 25k] | [PDF 470k]

26 - States With Coastal Counties--Population, Housing Units, Establishments, and Employees by Coastal Region and State: 2000 to 2006 [Excel 36k] | [PDF 470k]

27 - Incorporated Places With 150,000 Or More Inhabitants in 2006--Population, 1990 to 2006 [Excel 104k] | [PDF 484k]

28 - Incorporated Places by Population Size: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 27k] | [PDF 468k]

29 - Urban and Rural Population by State: 1990 and 2000 [Excel 33k] | [PDF 468k]

Households and Families

58 - Households, Families, Subfamilies, and Married Couples: 1980 to 2006 [Excel 41k] | [PDF 458k]

59 - Married Couples by Race and Hispanic Origin of Spouses: 1980 to 2006 [Excel 25k] | [PDF 458k]

60 - Households and Persons Per Household by Type Of Household: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 25k] | [PDF 456k]

61 - Households by Age Of Householder and Size of Household: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 46k] | [PDF 456k]

62 - Unmarried-Partner Households by Sex of Partners: 2005 [Excel 25k] | [PDF 456k]

63 - Family Groups With Children Under 18 Years Old by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 40k] | [PDF 457k]

64 - Parents and Children in Stay-at-Home Parent Family Groups: 1995 to 2006 [Excel 23k] | [PDF 457k]

65 - Children Under 18 Years Old by Presence of Parents: 1980 to 2006 [Excel 66k] | [PDF 456k]

66 - Grandparents Living With Grandchildren by Race and Sex: 2005 [Excel 24k] | [PDF 456k]

67 - Families by Number Of Own Children Under 18 Years Old: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 29k] | [PDF 457k]

68 - Families by Size and Presence of Children: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 28k] | [PDF 457k]

69 - Families by Type, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2006 [Excel 45k] | [PDF 456k]

70 - Family Households With Own Children Under Age 18 by Type of Family, 1990 to 2006, and by Age of Householder, 2006 [Excel 48k] | [PDF 457k]

71 - Nonfamily Households by Sex and Age Of Householder: 2006 [Excel 53k] | [PDF 457k]

72 - Persons Living Alone by Sex and Age: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 457k]

73 - Population in Group Quarters by State: 2000 to 2006 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 458k]

Marital Status and Living Arrangements

55 - Marital Status of the Population by Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 75k] | [PDF 469k]

56 - Marital Status Of The Population by Sex and Age: 2006 [Excel 33k] | [PDF 457k]

57 - Living Arrangements of Persons 15 Years Old and Over by Selected Characteristics: 2006 [Excel 61k] | [PDF 458k]

Migration

30 - Mobility Status Of The Population by Selected Characteristics: 1981 to 2006 [Excel 43k] | [PDF 457k]

31 - Movers by Type of Move and Reason for Moving: 2006 [Excel 23k] | [PDF 457k]

32 - Mobility Status of Households by Household Income: 2006 [Excel 32k] | [PDF 456k]

33 - Mobility Status of Resident Population by State: 2005 [Excel 39k] | [PDF 456k]

National Estimates and Projections

1 - Population and Area: 1790 to 2000 [Excel 25k] | [PDF 470k]

2 - Population: 1960 to 2006 [Excel 25k] | [PDF 470k]

3 - Resident Population Projections: 2007 to 2050 [Excel 21k] | [PDF 453k]

4 - Components Of Population Change: 2000 to 2006 [Excel 19k] | [PDF 457k]

Native and Foreign-born Populations

40 - Native and Foreign-Born Population by State: 2005 [Excel 33k] | [PDF 457k]

41 - Nativity and Place of Birth of Resident Population--25 Largest Cities: 2005 [Excel 74k] | [PDF 457k]

42 - Native and Foreign-Born Populations by Selected Characteristics: 2006 [Excel 62k] | [PDF 456k]

43 - Foreign-Born Population--Selected Characteristics by Region of Origin: 2006 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 457k]

44 - Foreign-Born Population by Place of Birth and Citizenship Status: 2005 [Excel 24k] | [PDF 457k]

45 - Persons Obtaining Legal Permanent Resident Status: 1901 to 2006 [Excel 35k] | [PDF 468k]

46 - Estimated Unauthorized Immigrants by Selected States and Countries of Origin: 2000 and 2005 [Excel 21k] | [PDF 468k]

47 - Persons Obtaining Legal Permanent Resident Status by Class of Admission: 2000 to 2006 [Excel 25k] | [PDF 469k]

48 - Persons Obtaining Legal Permanent Resident Status by Selected Country of Birth and Selected Characteristics: 2005 [Excel 26k] | [PDF 469k]

49 - Persons Obtaining Legal Permanent Resident Status by Country of Birth: 1981 to 2006 [Excel 59k] | [PDF 472k]

50 - Refugee Arrivals and Individuals Granted Asylum by Country of Birth: 1991 to 2006 [Excel 51k] | [PDF 472k]

Religion

74 - Self-Described Religious Identification of Adult Population: 1990 and 2001 [Excel 28k] | [PDF 458k]

75 - Religious Bodies--Selected Data [Excel 31k] | [PDF 469k]

76 - Christian Church Adherents, 2000, and Jewish Population, 2004--States [Excel 55k] | [PDF 469k]

 

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2008 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: May 06, 2011