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The 2012 Statistical Abstract

The National Data Book


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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Ancestry, Language Spoken At Home

52 - Population by Selected Ancestry Group and Region: 2009 [Excel 49k] | [PDF 70k]

53 - Languages Spoken At Home by Language: 2009 [Excel 29k] | [PDF 70k]

54 - Language Spoken at Home by State: 2009 [Excel 37k] | [PDF 66k]

55 - Language Spoken at Home--Cities With 100,000 Persons or More: 2009 [Excel 89k] | [PDF 66k]

Elderly, Racial and Hispanic Origin Population Profiles

34 - Persons 65 Years Old and Over--Characteristics by Sex [Excel 44k] | [PDF 63k]

35 - Persons 65 Years Old and Over--Living Arrangements and Disability Status: 2009 [Excel 29k] | [PDF 63k]

36 - Selected Characteristics of Racial Groups and Hispanic Population: 2009 [Excel 43k] | [PDF 115k]

37 - Social and Economic Characteristics of the Hispanic Population: 2009 [Excel 63k] | [PDF 65k]

Estimates and Projections by Age, Sex, Race/Ethnicity

5 - Components of Population Change by Race and Hispanic Origin [Excel 23k] | [PDF 59k]

6 - Resident Population by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin Status [Excel 49k] | [PDF 64k]

7 - Resident Population by Sex and Age [Excel 177k] | [PDF 67k]

8 - Intercensal Resident Population by Sex and Age [Excel 33k] | [PDF 67k]

9 - Resident Population Projections by Sex and Age [Excel 40k] | [PDF 62k]

10 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Age [Excel 188k] | [PDF 64k]

11 - Resident Population by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Single Years of Age: 2009 [Excel 51k] | [PDF 154k]

12 - Resident Population Projections by Race, Hispanic Origin Status, and Age--Projections [Excel 41k] | [PDF 63k]

Estimates and Projections--States, Metropolitan Areas, Cities

13 - Intercensal Resident Population--States [Excel 117k] | [PDF 62k]

14 - State Population--Rank, Percent Change, And Population Density [Excel 51k] | [PDF 65k]

15 - State Resident Population--Components of Change [Excel 33k] | [PDF 60k]

16 - Resident Population by Age and State: 2010 [Excel 136k] | [PDF 67k]

17 - Age Dependency Ratios by State [Excel 91k] | [PDF 57k]

18 - Resident Population by Hispanic Origin and State: 2010 [Excel 37k] | [PDF 67k]

19 - Resident Population by Race and State: 2010 [Excel 441k] | [PDF 146k]

20 - Large Metropolitan Statistical Areas--Population [Excel 57k] | [PDF 269k]

21 - 50 Largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas in 2009--Components of Population Change [Excel 37k] | [PDF 58k]

22 - Metropolitan Statistical Areas--Population by Age: 2010 [Excel 107k] | [PDF 64k]

23 - Metropolitan Statistical Areas--Population by Race and Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2009 [Excel 118k] | [PDF 64k]

24 - Population by Core Based Statistical Area Status and State: 2010 [Excel 94k] | [PDF 65k]

25 - Population In Coastal Counties [Excel 28k] | [PDF 72k]

26 - States With Coastal Counties--Population, Housing Units, Establishments, and Employees by Coastal Region and State [Excel 35k] | [PDF 72k]

27 - Incorporated Places With 100,000 or More Inhabitants in 2010--Population [Excel 115k] | [PDF 177k]

28 - Incorporated Places by Population Size [Excel 29k] | [PDF 67k]

29 - Urban and Rural Population by State [Excel 32k] | [PDF 67k]

Households, Families, Group Quarters

59 - Households, Families, Subfamilies, and Married Couples [Excel 54k] | [PDF 66k]

60 - Married Couples by Race and Hispanic Origin of Spouses [Excel 31k] | [PDF 66k]

61 - Households and Persons Per Household by Type of Household [Excel 30k] | [PDF 65k]

62 - Households by Age of Householder and Size of Household [Excel 48k] | [PDF 65k]

63 - Unmarried-Partner Households by Region and Sex of Partners: 2009 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 65k]

64 - Families by Number of Own Children Under 18 Years of Age [Excel 35k] | [PDF 66k]

65 - Family Households With Own Children Under Age 18 by Type of Family, and by Age of Householder, 2010 [Excel 44k] | [PDF 61k]

66 - Families by Type, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2010 [Excel 56k] | [PDF 57k]

67 - Family Groups With Children Under 18 Years Old by Race and Hispanic Origin [Excel 44k] | [PDF 62k]

68 - Parents and Children in Stay-at-Home Parent Family Groups [Excel 28k] | [PDF 57k]

69 - Children Under 18 Years Old by Presence of Parents [Excel 80k] | [PDF 56k]

70 - Grandparents Living With Grandchildren by Race and Sex: 2009 [Excel 29k] | [PDF 51k]

71 - Nonfamily Households by Sex and Age of Householder: 2010 [Excel 50k] | [PDF 62k]

72 - Persons Living Alone by Sex and Age [Excel 36k] | [PDF 56k]

73 - Group Quarters Population by Type of Group Quarter and Selected Characteristics: 2009 [Excel 33k] | [PDF 56k]

74 - Population in Group Quarters by State [Excel 41k] | [PDF 65k]

Marital Status and Living Arrangements

56 - Marital Status of the Population by Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin [Excel 103k] | [PDF 79k]

57 - Marital Status of The Population by Sex and Age: 2010 [Excel 42k] | [PDF 64k]

58 - Living Arrangements of Persons 15 Years Old and Over by Selected Characteristics: 2010 [Excel 64k] | [PDF 64k]


30 - Mobility Status of the Population by Selected Characteristics [Excel 44k] | [PDF 64k]

31 - Movers by Type of Move and Reason for Moving: 2010 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 64k]

32 - Mobility Status of Households by Household Income: 2010 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 59k]

33 - Mobility Status of Resident Population by State: 2009 [Excel 40k] | [PDF 59k]

National Estimates and Projections

1 - Population and Area [Excel 33k] | [PDF 62k]

2 - Population [Excel 43k] | [PDF 62k]

3 - Resident Population Projections [Excel 31k] | [PDF 59k]

4 - Components of Population Change [Excel 29k] | [PDF 59k]

Native and Foreign-born Populations

38 - Native and Foreign-Born Population by State: 2009 [Excel 38k] | [PDF 65k]

39 - Nativity and Place of Birth of Resident Population for Cities of 100,000 or More: 2009 [Excel 80k] | [PDF 65k]

40 - Native and Foreign-Born Populations by Selected Characteristics: 2010 [Excel 64k] | [PDF 61k]

41 - Foreign-Born Population--Selected Characteristics by Region of Origin: 2010 [Excel 35k] | [PDF 59k]

42 - Foreign-Born Population by Citizenship Status and Place of Birth: 2009 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 59k]

43 - Persons Obtaining Legal Permanent Resident Status [Excel 32k] | [PDF 62k]

44 - Refugee Arrivals and Individuals Granted Asylum by Country of Nationality [Excel 29k] | [PDF 62k]

45 - Estimated Unauthorized Immigrants by Selected States and Countries of Birth [Excel 30k] | [PDF 62k]

46 - Immigrant Orphans Adopted by U.S. Citizens by Sex, Age, Region, and Country of Birth: 2010 [Excel 34k] | [PDF 66k]

47 - Petitions for Naturalization Filed, Persons Naturalized, and Petitions Denied [Excel 36k] | [PDF 66k]

48 - Persons Obtaining Legal Permanent Resident Status by Class of Admission [Excel 33k] | [PDF 66k]

49 - Persons Obtaining Legal Permanent Resident Status by Selected Country of Birth and Selected Characteristics: 2010 [Excel 32k] | [PDF 66k]

50 - Persons Obtaining Legal Permanent Resident Status by Country of Birth [Excel 117k] | [PDF 75k]

51 - Refugees and Asylees Obtaining Legal Permanent Resident Status by Country of Birth [Excel 71k] | [PDF 75k]


75 - Self-Described Religious Identification of Adult Population [Excel 46k] | [PDF 60k]

76 - Religious Bodies--Selected Data [Excel 29k] | [PDF 62k]

77 - Christian Church Adherents and Jewish Population, States [Excel 36k] | [PDF 57k]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2012 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: May 28, 2014