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Now Available: Vintage 2021 Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin

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Since 2000, the national median age has increased by 3.4 years, bringing it to 38.8 years, according to newly released 2021 Population Estimates.

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On Monday, we celebrate Independence Day. Most of us will enjoy a day away from work that includes the usual fireworks, cookouts, neighborhood parades, and time with our loved ones and friends.

America Counts: Stories Behind the Numbers

Why did some cities lose population in 2021? Population estimates by characteristics released today provide some answers.

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