U.S. Census Bureau
Table 7. Age and Sex of the Foreign-Born Population: 1870 to 1990
  Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census
Internet Release date: March 9, 1999

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Subject 1990* 1980* 1970*
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
AGE                  
        Total 19,767,316 9,670,861 10,096,455 14,079,906 6,581,094 7,498,812 9,619,302 4,403,687 5,215,615
Age data available 1/ 19,767,316 9,670,861 10,096,455 14,079,906 6,581,094 7,498,812 9,619,302 4,403,687 5,215,615
     Under 5 years 261,078 134,079 126,999 220,847 111,303 109,544 102,926 52,581 50,345
     5 to 9 years 486,854 249,438 237,416 436,890 225,619 211,271 220,477 112,954 107,523
     10 to 14 years 736,234 380,340 355,894 587,394 299,821 287,573 283,438 141,941 141,497
     15 to 19 years 1,161,997 628,491 533,506 872,935 458,465 414,470 348,506 173,640 174,866
     20 to 24 years 1,797,420 997,074 800,346 1,198,394 627,268 571,126 502,529 225,048 277,481
     25 to 29 years 2,238,030 1,197,162 1,040,868 1,306,561 658,419 648,142 597,387 259,025 338,362
     30 to 34 years 2,283,636 1,189,686 1,093,950 1,331,858 643,054 688,804 642,270 285,459 356,811
     35 to 39 years 2,000,389 1,008,317 992,072 1,101,498 514,454 587,044 606,534 270,735 335,799
     40 to 44 years 1,752,918 854,453 898,465 996,737 460,209 536,528 640,421 277,423 362,998
     45 to 49 years 1,380,576 653,597 726,979 843,990 383,657 460,333 658,532 297,134 361,398
     50 to 54 years 1,171,783 540,321 631,462 819,282 355,372 463,910 508,776 238,495 270,281
     55 to 59 years 941,211 421,206 520,005 795,050 354,864 440,186 644,203 304,699 339,504
     60 to 64 years 859,592 363,634 495,958 588,116 264,191 323,925 788,146 375,377 412,769
     65 to 69 years 785,589 330,058 455,531 687,701 301,778 385,923 892,110 411,562 480,548
     70 to 74 years 522,610 218,183 304,427 720,154 309,328 410,826 825,283 368,503 456,780
     75 to 79 years 515,628 204,011 311,617 686,839 280,426 406,413 658,907 303,070 355,837
     80 to 84 years 420,902 155,326 265,576 478,722 181,612 297,110 435,567 196,637 238,930
     85 years and over 450,869 145,485 305,384 406,938 151,254 255,684 263,290 109,404 153,886
Age data not available 1 - - - - - - - - -
Median age (years) 37.3 35.3 39.3 39.9 37.6 42.2 52.0 52.2 51.9
BROAD AGE GROUPS                  
        Total 19,767,316 9,670,861 10,096,455 14,079,906 6,581,094 7,498,812 9,619,302 4,403,687 5,215,615
Age data available 1/ 19,767,316 9,670,861 10,096,455 14,079,906 6,581,094 7,498,812 9,619,302 4,403,687 5,215,615
     Under 15 years 1,484,166 763,857 720,309 1,245,131 636,743 608,388 606,841 307,476 299,365
     15 to 64 years 15,587,552 7,853,941 7,733,611 9,854,421 4,719,953 5,134,468 5,937,304 2,707,035 3,230,269
         15 to 44 years 11,234,390 5,875,183 5,359,207 6,807,983 3,361,869 3,446,114 3,337,647 1,491,330 1,846,317
             15 to 24 years 2,959,417 1,625,565 1,333,852 2,071,329 1,085,733 985,596 851,035 398,688 452,347
             25 to 44 years 8,274,973 4,249,618 4,025,355 4,736,654 2,276,136 2,460,518 2,486,612 1,092,642 1,393,970
         45 to 64 years 4,353,162 1,978,758 2,374,404 3,046,438 1,358,084 1,688,354 2,599,657 1,215,705 1,383,952
     65 years and over 2,695,598 1,053,063 1,642,535 2,980,354 1,224,398 1,755,956 3,075,157 1,389,176 1,685,981
     18 years and over 2/ 17,674,856 8,584,582 9,090,274 12,360,336 5,698,044 6,662,292 (NA) (NA) (NA)
     21 years and over 2/ 16,791,311 8,095,967 8,695,344 11,733,838 5,363,748 6,370,090 (NA) (NA (NA)
Age data not available 1/ - - - - - - - - -
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION                  
        Age data available 1/ 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
     Under 15 years 7.5 7.9 7.1 8.8 9.7 8.1 6.3 7.0 5.7
     15 to 64 years 78.9 81.2 76.6 70.0 71.7 68.5 61.7 61.5 61.9
         15 to 44 years 56.8 60.8 53.1 48.4 51.1 46.0 34.7 33.9 35.4
             15 to 24 years 15.0 16.8 13.2 14.7 16.5 13.1 8.8 9.1 8.7
             25 to 44 years 41.9 43.9 39.9 33.6 34.6 32.8 25.9 24.8 26.7
         45 to 64 years 22.0 20.5 23.5 21.6 20.6 22.5 27.0 27.6 26.5
     65 years and over 13.6 10.9 16.3 21.2 18.6 23.4 32.0 31.5 32.3
     18 years and over 89.4 88.8 90.0 87.8 86.6 88.8 (NA) (NA) (NA)
     21 years and over 84.9 83.7 86.1 83.3 81.5 84.9 (NA) (NA) (NA)
MALES PER 100 FEMALES                  
        Total 95.8 (X) (X) 87.8 (X) (X) 84.4 (X) (X)
Age data available 1/ 95.8 (X) (X) 87.8 (X) (X) 84.4 (X) (X)
     Under 15 years 106.0 (X) (X) 104.7 (X) (X) 102.7 (X) (X)
     15 to 64 years 101.6 (X) (X) 91.9 (X) (X) 83.8 (X) (X)
         15 to 44 years 109.6 (X) (X) 97.6 (X) (X) 80.8 (X) (X)
             15 to 24 years 121.9 (X) (X) 110.2 (X) (X) 88.1 (X) (X)
             25 to 44 years 105.6 (X) (X) 92.5 (X) (X) 78.4 (X) (X)
         45 to 64 years 83.3 (X) (X) 80.4 (X) (X) 87.8 (X) (X)
     65 years and over 64.1 (X) (X) 69.7 (X) (X) 82.4 (X) (X)
     18 years and over 94.4 (X) (X) 85.5 (X) (X) (NA) (X) (X)
     21 years and over 93.1 (X) (X) 84.2 (X) (X) (NA) (X) (X)
Age data not available 1/ (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)

Subject 1960* 1950* 1940
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
AGE                  
        Total 9,738,091 4,760,432 4,977,659 10,347,395 5,258,255 5,089,140 11,594,896 6,121,647 5,473,249
Age data available 1/ 9,738,091 4,760,432 4,977,659 10,347,395 5,258,255 5,089,140 11,419,138 6,011,015 5,408,123
     Under 5 years 101,886 51,442 50,444 65,860 32,895 32,965 8,321 4,219 4,102
     5 to 9 years 165,858 84,098 81,760 64,440 32,435 32,005 21,584 10,937 10,647
     10 to 14 years 237,042 119,935 117,107 68,145 35,890 32,255 53,751 27,114 26,637
     15 to 19 years 202,899 98,724 104,175 97,600 50,610 46,990 164,785 82,391 82,394
     20 to 24 years 307,365 137,519 169,846 222,335 94,065 128,270 209,509 98,917 110,592
     25 to 29 years 387,304 171,310 215,994 370,765 165,695 205,070 424,276 193,647 230,629
     30 to 34 years 478,816 204,769 274,047 337,740 156,730 181,010 709,091 342,991 366,100
     35 to 39 years 571,485 262,716 308,769 548,950 259,040 289,910 1,048,395 530,164 518,231
     40 to 44 years 457,744 219,307 238,437 815,615 403,305 412,310 1,263,070 656,782 606,288
     45 to 49 years 644,391 315,526 328,865 1,090,530 555,815 534,715 1,503,905 816,955 686,950
     50 to 54 years 846,313 422,367 423,946 1,257,845 647,580 610,265 1,565,568 883,342 682,226
     55 to 59 years 1,063,247 541,383 521,864 1,348,530 717,930 630,600 1,318,750 735,848 582,902
     60 to 64 years 1,095,696 542,483 553,213 1,334,375 728,515 605,860 1,068,875 573,300 495,575
     65 to 69 years 1,118,190 566,414 551,776 1,124,735 591,040 533,695 812,528 422,760 389,768
     70 to 74 years 977,166 504,663 472,503 753,645 381,535 372,110 602,159 310,106 292,053
     75 to 79 years 614,916 306,872 308,044 453,405 223,175 230,230 379,249 193,630 185,619
     80 to 84 years 304,480 141,429 163,051 252,870 120,505 132,365 178,892 88,890 90,002
     85 years and over 163,293 69,475 93,818 140,010 61,495 78,515 86,430 39,022 47,408
Age data not available 1/ - - - - - - 175,758 110,632 65,126
Median age (years) 57.2 57.7 56.7 55.9 56.4 55.3 51.0 51.4 50.5
BROAD AGE GROUPS                  
        Total 9,738,091 4,760,432 4,977,659 10,347,395 5,258,255 5,089,140 11,594,896 6,121,647 5,473,249
Age data available 1/ 9,738,091 4,760,432 4,977,659 10,347,395 5,258,255 5,089,140 11,419,138 6,011,015 5,408,123
     Under 15 years 504,786 255,475 249,311 198,445 101,220 97,225 83,656 42,270 41,386
     15 to 64 years 6,055,260 2,916,104 3,139,156 7,424,285 3,779,285 3,645,000 9,276,224 4,914,337 4,361,887
         15 to 44 years 2,405,613 1,094,345 1,311,268 2,393,005 1,129,445 1,263,560 3,819,126 1,904,892 1,914,234
             15 to 24 years 510,264 236,243 274,021 319,935 144,675 175,260 374,294 181,308 192,986
             25 to 44 years 1,895,349 858,102 1,037,247 2,073,070 984,770 1,088,300 3,444,832 1,723,584 1,721,248
         45 to 64 years 3,649,647 1,821,759 1,827,888 5,031,280 2,649,840 2,381,440 5,457,098 3,009,445 2,447,653
     65 years and over 3,178,045 1,588,853 1,589,192 2,724,665 1,377,750 1,346,915 2,059,258 1,054,408 1,004,850
     18 years and over 2/ 9,114,168 4,445,251 4,668,917 10,096,555 5,128,740 4,967,815 11,260,819 5,930,974 5,329,845
     21 years and over 2/ 8,979,524 4,382,844 4,596,680 10,020,450 5,092,230 4,928,220 11,123,950 5,863,510 5,260,440
Age data not available 1/ - - - - - - 175,758 110,632 65,126
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION                  
        Age data available 1/ 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
     Under 15 years 5.2 5.4 5.0 1.9 1.9 1.9 0.7 0.7 0.8
     15 to 64 years 62.2 61.3 63.1 71.8 71.9 71.6 81.2 81.8 80.7
         15 to 44 years 24.7 23.0 26.3 23.1 21.5 24.8 33.4 31.7 35.4
             15 to 24 years 5.2 5.0 5.5 3.1 2.8 3.4 3.3 3.0 3.6
             25 to 44 years 19.5 18.0 20.8 20.0 18.7 21.4 30.2 28.7 31.8
         45 to 64 years 37.5 38.3 36.7 48.6 50.4 46.8 47.8 50.1 45.3
     65 years and over 32.6 33.4 31.9 26.3 26.2 26.5 18.0 17.5 18.6
     18 years and over 93.6 93.4 93.8 97.6 97.5 97.6 98.6 98.7 98.6
     21 years and over 92.2 92.1 92.3 96.8 96.8 96.8 97.4 97.5 97.3
MALES PER 100 FEMALES                  
        Total 95.6 (X) (X) 103.3 (X) (X) 111.8 (X) (X)
Age data available 1/ 95.6 (X) (X) 103.3 (X) (X) 111.1 (X) (X)
     Under 15 years 35.5 (X) (X) 104.1 (X) (X) 102.1 (X) (X)
     15 to 64 years 92.9 (X) (X) 103.7 (X) (X) 112.7 (X) (X)
         15 to 44 years 83.5 (X) (X) 89.4 (X) (X) 99.5 (X) (X)
             15 to 24 years 86.2 (X) (X) 82.5 (X) (X) 93.9 (X) (X)
             25 to 44 years 82.7 (X) (X) 90.5 (X) (X) 100.1 (X) (X)
         45 to 64 years 99.7 (X) (X) 111.3 (X) (X) 123.0 (X) (X)
     65 years and over 100.0 (X) (X) 102.3 (X) (X) 104.9 (X) (X)
     18 years and over 95.2 (X) (X) 103.2 (X) (X) 111.3 (X) (X)
     21 years and over 95.3 (X) (X) 103.3 (X) (X) 111.5 (X) (X)
Age data not available 1/ (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 169.9 (X) (X)

Subject 1930 1920 1910
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
AGE                  
        Total 14,204,149 7,647,090 6,557,059 13,920,692 7,675,435 6,245,257 13,515,886 7,667,748 5,848,138
Age data available 1/ 13,972,689 7,495,824 6,476,865 13,692,490 7,514,590 6,177,900 13,319,334 7,504,082 5,815,252
     Under 5 years 34,009 17,232 16,777 44,984 22,857 22,127 102,507 51,940 50,567
     5 to 9 years 142,373 71,872 70,501 169,884 85,774 84,110 298,509 150,652 147,857
     10 to 14 years 178,534 90,104 88,430 331,362 167,152 164,210 358,330 181,303 177,027
     15 to 19 years 377,106 183,215 193,891 527,942 259,270 268,672 673,761 351,754 322,007
     20 to 24 years 747,188 368,631 378,557 926,844 456,988 469,856 1,430,381 823,920 606,461
     25 to 29 years 1,114,932 571,039 543,893 1,454,363 792,088 662,275 1,662,696 990,576 672,120
     30 to 34 years 1,320,810 693,851 626,959 1,651,475 946,818 704,657 1,505,715 888,668 617,047
     35 to 39 years 1,702,431 933,999 768,432 1,737,805 1,008,677 729,128 1,408,093 812,007 596,086
     40 to 44 years 1,745,900 992,135 753,765 1,428,099 803,195 624,904 1,303,475 751,519 551,956
     45 to 49 years 1,610,052 907,537 702,515 1,299,675 744,423 555,252 1,146,360 656,455 489,905
     50 to 54 years 1,345,130 737,822 607,308 1,167,377 651,546 515,831 925,055 526,256 398,799
     55 to 59 years 1,048,476 565,334 483,142 908,722 503,789 404,933 693,520 380,110 313,410
     60 to 64 years 925,893 491,843 434,050 715,731 392,629 323,102 627,583 331,914 295,669
     65 to 69 years 721,899 383,135 338,764 519,226 275,400 243,826 488,397 255,416 232,981
     70 to 74 years 466,351 246,334 220,017 381,325 194,732 186,593 336,967 172,751 164,216
     75 to 79 years 491,605 241,741 249,864 246,487 124,170 122,317 208,212 105,412 102,800
     80 to 84 years (NA) (NA) (NA) 118,935 56,701 62,234 101,290 50,262 51,028
     85 years and over (NA) (NA) (NA) 62,254 28,381 33,873 48,483 23,167 25,316
Age data not available 1/ 231,460 151,266 80,194 228,202 160,845 67,357 196,552 163,666 32,886
Median age (years) 43.9 44.1 43.7 40.0 40.1 39.9 37.2 36.9 37.6
BROAD AGE GROUPS                  
        Total 14,204,149 7,647,090 6,557,059 13,920,692 7,675,435 6,245,257 13,515,886 7,667,748 5,848,138
Age data available 1/ 13,972,689 7,495,824 6,476,865 13,692,490 7,514,590 6,177,900 13,319,334 7,504,082 5,815,252
     Under 15 years 354,916 179,208 175,708 546,230 275,783 270,447 759,346 383,895 375,451
     15 to 64 years 11,937,918 6,445,406 5,492,512 11,818,033 6,559,423 5,258,610 11,376,639 6,513,179 4,863,460
         15 to 44 years 7,008,367 3,742,870 3,265,497 7,726,528 4,267,036 3,459,492 7,984,121 4,618,444 3,365,677
             15 to 24 years 1,124,294 551,846 572,448 1,454,786 716,258 738,528 2,104,142 1,175,674 928,468
             25 to 44 years 5,884,073 3,191,024 2,693,049 6,271,742 3,550,778 2,720,964 5,879,979 3,442,770 2,437,209
         45 to 64 years 4,929,551 2,702,536 2,227,015 4,091,505 2,292,387 1,799,118 3,392,518 1,894,735 1,497,783
     65 years and over 1,679,855 871,210 808,645 1,328,227 679,384 648,843 1,183,349 607,008 576,341
     18 years and over 2/ (NA) (NA) (NA) 12,859,490 7,097,340 5,762,150 12,265,760 6,973,431 5,292,329
     21 years and over 2/ (NA) (NA) (NA) 12,478,456 6,914,720 5,563,736 11,627,714 6,627,111 5,000,603
Age data not available 1/ 231,460 151,266 80,194 228,202 160,845 67,357 196,552 163,666 32,886
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION                  
        Age data available 1/ 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
     Under 15 years 2.5 2.4 2.7 4.0 3.7 4.4 5.7 5.1 6.5
     15 to 64 years 85.4 86.0 84.8 86.3 87.3 85.1 85.4 86.8 83.6
         15 to 44 years 50.2 49.9 50.4 56.4 56.8 56.0 59.9 61.5 57.9
             15 to 24 years 8.0 7.4 8.8 10.6 9.5 12.0 15.8 15.7 16.0
             25 to 44 years 42.1 42.6 41.6 45.8 47.3 44.0 44.1 45.9 41.9
         45 to 64 years 35.3 36.1 34.4 29.9 30.5 29.1 25.5 25.2 25.8
     65 years and over 12.0 11.6 12.5 9.7 9.0 10.5 8.9 8.1 9.9
     18 years and over (NA) (NA) (NA) 93.9 94.4 93.3 92.1 92.9 91.0
     21 years and over (NA) (NA) (NA) 91.1 92.0 90.1 87.3 88.3 86.0
MALES PER 100 FEMALES                  
        Total 116.6 (X) (X) 122.9 (X) (X) 131.1 (X) (X)
Age data available 1/ 115.7 (X) (X) 121.6 (X) (X) 129.0 (X) (X)
     Under 15 years 24.9 (X) (X) 102.0 (X) (X) 102.2 (X) (X)
     15 to 64 years 117.3 (X) (X) 124.7 (X) (X) 133.9 (X) (X)
         15 to 44 years 114.6 (X) (X) 123.3 (X) (X) 137.2 (X) (X)
             15 to 24 years 96.4 (X) (X) 97.0 (X) (X) 126.6 (X) (X)
             25 to 44 years 118.5 (X) (X) 130.5 (X) (X) 141.3 (X) (X)
         45 to 64 years 121.4 (X) (X) 127.4 (X) (X) 126.5 (X) (X)
     65 years and over 107.7 (X) (X) 104.7 (X) (X) 105.3 (X) (X)
     18 years and over (NA) (X) (X) 123.2 (X) (X) 131.8 (X) (X)
     21 years and over (NA) (X) (X) 124.3 (X) (X) 132.5 (X) (X)
Age data not available 1/ 188.6 (X) (X) 238.8 (X) (X) 497.7 (X) (X)

Subject 1900 1890 1880
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
AGE                  
        Total 10,341,276 5,630,190 4,711,086 9,249,547 5,067,130 4,182,417 6,679,943 3,630,943 3,049,377
Age data available 1/ 10,314,214 5,611,941 4,702,273 9,097,250 4,935,228 4,162,022 6,559,679 3,521,635 3,038,044
     Under 5 years 52,641 26,696 25,945 86,629 44,040 42,589 62,371 31,256 31,115
     5 to 9 years 147,723 73,999 73,724 248,351 126,070 122,281 122,697 61,803 60,894
     10 to 14 years 312,591 158,238 154,353 396,379 201,159 195,220 238,439 120,740 117,699
     15 to 19 years 568,508 277,243 291,265 521,295 257,658 263,637 378,812 184,320 194,492
     20 to 24 years 931,178 465,989 465,189 917,374 476,224 441,150 528,255 274,038 254,217
     25 to 29 years 1,111,478 601,812 509,666 1,072,239 602,545 469,694 671,116 365,094 306,022
     30 to 34 years 1,189,552 674,974 514,578 942,320 549,099 393,221 762,631 419,769 342,862
     35 to 39 years 1,197,357 691,211 506,146 870,592 493,471 377,121 789,265 432,957 356,308
     40 to 44 years 984,186 574,293 409,893 859,954 475,106 384,848 712,890 384,931 327,959
     45 to 49 years 854,474 481,780 372,694 787,815 433,466 354,349 630,941 340,863 290,078
     50 to 54 years 813,870 449,875 363,995 709,220 382,987 326,233 577,087 318,045 259,042
     55 to 59 years 648,671 350,498 298,173 525,131 278,485 246,646 373,114 206,820 166,294
     60 to 64 years 549,000 289,456 259,544 477,647 254,101 223,546 310,463 170,841 139,622
     65 to 69 years 412,288 214,792 197,496 311,574 166,745 144,829 181,361 98,028 83,333
     70 to 74 years 282,915 148,537 134,378 199,006 106,364 92,642 114,609 59,590 55,019
     75 to 79 years 159,161 83,099 76,062 101,215 53,167 48,048 60,696 31,106 29,590
     80 to 84 years 69,208 35,462 33,746 46,853 23,343 23,510 31,086 15,156 15,930
     85 years and over 29,413 13,987 15,426 23,656 11,198 12,458 13,846 6,278 7,568
Age data not available 1/ 27,062 18,249 8,813 152,297 131,902 20,395 120,264 108,931 11,333
Median age (years) 38.5 38.8 38.1 37.1 37.1 37.0 38.3 38.5 38.0
BROAD AGE GROUPS                  
        Total 10,341,276 5,630,190 4,711,086 9,249,547 5,067,130 4,182,417 6,679,943 3,630,566 3,049,377
Age data available 1/ 10,314,214 5,611,941 4,702,273 9,097,250 4,935,228 4,162,022 6,559,679 3,521,635 3,038,044
     Under 15 years 512,955 258,933 254,022 731,359 371,269 360,090 423,507 213,799 209,708
     15 to 64 years 8,848,274 4,857,131 3,991,143 7,683,587 4,203,142 3,480,445 5,734,574 3,097,678 2,636,896
         15 to 44 years 5,982,259 3,285,522 2,696,737 5,183,774 2,854,103 2,329,671 3,842,969 2,061,109 1,781,860
             15 to 24 years 1,499,686 743,232 756,454 1,438,669 733,882 704,787 907,067 458,358 448,709
             25 to 44 years 4,482,573 2,542,290 1,940,283 3,745,105 2,120,221 1,624,884 2,935,902 1,602,751 1,333,151
         45 to 64 years 2,866,015 1,571,609 1,294,406 2,499,813 1,349,039 1,150,774 1,891,605 1,036,569 855,036
     65 years and over 952,985 495,877 457,108 682,304 360,817 321,487 401,598 210,158 191,440
     18 years and over 2/ 9,513,147 5,211,261 4,301,886 8,093,146 4,427,754 3,665,392 5,929,939 3,207,478 2,722,461
     21 years and over 2/ 9,057,861 4,992,037 4,065,824 7,678,076 4,225,730 3,452,346 5,651,978 3,072,487 2,579,491
Age data not available 1/ 27,062 18,249 8,813 152,297 131,902 20,395 120,264 108,931 11,333
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION                  
        Age data available 1/ 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
     Under 15 years 5.0 4.6 5.4 8.0 7.5 8.7 6.5 6.1 6.9
     15 to 64 years 85.8 86.5 84.9 84.5 85.2 83.6 87.4 88.0 86.8
         15 to 44 years 58.0 58.5 57.3 57.0 57.8 56.0 58.6 58.5 58.7
             15 to 24 years 14.5 13.2 16.1 15.8 14.9 16.9 13.8 13.0 14.8
             25 to 44 years 43.5 45.3 41.3 41.2 43.0 39.0 44.8 45.5 43.9
         45 to 64 years 27.8 28.0 27.5 27.5 27.3 27.6 28.8 29.4 28.1
     65 years and over 9.2 8.8 9.7 7.5 7.3 7.7 6.1 6.0 6.3
     18 years and over 92.2 92.9 91.5 89.0 89.7 88.1 90.4 91.1 89.6
     21 years and over 87.8 89.0 86.5 84.4 85.6 82.9 86.2 87.2 84.9
MALES PER 100 FEMALES                  
        Total 119.5 (X) (X) 121.2 (X) (X) 119.1 (X) (X)
Age data available 1/ 119.3 (X) (X) 118.6 (X) (X) 115.9 (X) (X)
     Under 15 years 35.9 (X) (X) 103.1 (X) (X) 102.0 (X) (X)
     15 to 64 years 121.7 (X) (X) 120.8 (X) (X) 117.5 (X) (X)
         15 to 44 years 121.8 (X) (X) 122.5 (X) (X) 115.7 (X) (X)
             15 to 24 years 98.3 (X) (X) 104.1 (X) (X) 102.2 (X) (X)
             25 to 44 years 131.0 (X) (X) 130.5 (X) (X) 120.2 (X) (X)
         45 to 64 years 121.4 (X) (X) 117.2 (X) (X) 121.2 (X) (X)
     65 years and over 108.5 (X) (X) 112.2 (X) (X) 109.8 (X) (X)
     18 years and over 121.1 (X) (X) 120.8 (X) (X) 117.8 (X) (X)
     21 years and over 122.8 (X) (X) 122.4 (X) (X) 119.1 (X) (X)
Age data not available 1/ 207.1 (X) (X) 646.7 (X) (X) 961.2 (X) (X)

Subject 1870
Total Male Female
AGE      
        Total 5,567,229 3,006,943 2,560,286
Age data available 1/ 5,564,473 3,004,548 2,559,925
     Under 5 years 84,316 42,529 41,787
     5 to 9 years 175,026 88,754 86,272
     10 to 14 years 207,447 106,139 101,308
     15 to 19 years 332,342 162,942 169,400
     20 to 24 years 622,089 317,832 304,257
     25 to 29 years 722,123 391,721 330,402
     30 to 34 years 701,637 379,445 322,192
     35 to 39 years 676,283 367,113 309,170
     40 to 44 years 607,720 334,598 273,122
     45 to 49 years 455,755 263,473 192,282
     50 to 54 years 371,772 217,493 154,279
     55 to 59 years 204,307 116,216 88,091
     60 to 64 years 181,782 99,394 82,388
     65 to 69 years 97,543 52,493 45,050
     70 to 74 years 69,627 36,579 33,048
     75 to 79 years 29,958 15,616 14,342
     80 to 84 years 24,746 12,211 12,535
     85 years and over (NA) (NA) (NA)
Age data not available 1/ 2,756 2,395 361
Median age (years) 34.6 35.2 33.8
BROAD AGE GROUPS      
        Total 5,567,229 3,006,943 2,560,286
Age data available 1/ 5,564,473 3,004,548 2,559,925
     Under 15 years 466,789 237,422 229,367
     15 to 64 years 4,875,810 2,650,227 2,225,583
         15 to 44 years 3,662,194 1,953,651 1,708,543
             15 to 24 years 954,431 480,774 473,657
             25 to 44 years 2,707,763 1,472,877 1,234,886
         45 to 64 years 1,213,616 696,576 517,040
     65 years and over 221,874 116,899 104,975
     18 years and over 2/ 4,933,840 2,686,877 2,246,963
     21 years and over 2/ 4,631,872 2,542,583 2,089,289
Age data not available 1/ 2,756 2,395 361
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION      
        Age data available 1/ 100.0 100.0 100.0
     Under 15 years 8.4 7.9 9.0
     15 to 64 years 87.6 88.2 86.9
         15 to 44 years 65.8 65.0 66.7
             15 to 24 years 17.2 16.0 18.5
             25 to 44 years 48.7 49.0 48.2
         45 to 64 years 21.8 23.2 20.2
     65 years and over 4.0 3.9 4.1
     18 years and over 88.7 89.4 87.8
     21 years and over 83.2 84.6 81.6
MALES PER 100 FEMALES      
        Total 117.4 (X) (X)
Age data available 1/ 117.4 (X) (X)
     Under 15 years 103.5 (X) (X)
     15 to 64 years 119.1 (X) (X)
         15 to 44 years 114.3 (X) (X)
             15 to 24 years 101.5 (X) (X)
             25 to 44 years 119.3 (X) (X)
         45 to 64 years 134.7 (X) (X)
     65 years and over 111.4 (X) (X)
     18 years and over 119.6 (X) (X)
     21 years and over 121.7 (X) (X)
Age data not available 1/ 663.4 (X) (X)

* Indicates sample data.
- Represents zero.
(X) Not applicable.
(NA) Not available.
1/ See text for Table 7. For 1870 and 1900, age data not available include age not reported for all races. For 1880 and 1940 (when age not reported was allocated), age data not available include only the foreign-born population of races other than White. For 1890 and 1910-1930, age data not available include age not reported for the White foreign-born population and also the total foreign-born population of races other than White as follows: 1890 - 127,680 total, 115,272 males, and 12,408 females; 1910 - 170,341 total, 143,960 males, and 26,381 females; 1920 - 207,938 total, 147,113 males, and 60,825 females; 1930 - 220,745 total, 144,599 males, and 76,146 females. For 1950-1990 was allocated.
2/ For additional data on the foreign-born population 18 years and over and 21 years and over, see Table 11.
3/ For 1930, 75 years and over.
4/ For 1870, 80 years and over.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division
Authors: Campbell Gibson and Emily Lennon
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Last Revised: October 31, 2011 at 10:03:05 PM