The Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program (PEP) produces estimates of the population for the United States, states, metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas, counties, cities, towns, as well as for Puerto Rico and its municipios.Read More
La población del país envejece y se hace más diversa
La edición del 2021 de las estimaciones de población por edad, sexo, raza y origen hispano ya está disponible.
Nation Continues to Age as It Becomes More Diverse
Since 2000, the national median age has increased by 3.4 years, with the largest single-year gain of 0.3 years coming in 2021, bringing it to 38.8 years.
Nuevas estimaciones de población por edad, sexo, raza y origen hispano
La Oficina del Censo dará acceso restringido para los medios a las estimaciones de población de la edición del 2021 para el país, los estados y los condados.
Vintage 2020 Population Estimates
Vintage 2020 estimates are based on the 2010 Census and created without knowledge of the 2020 Census results.
National Intercensal Tables: 2000-2010
These tables feature 2000-2010 intercensal estimates of population by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin.
County Population Totals: 2020-2021
This page features Vintage 2021 population estimates totals and components of change.
Adapting Population Estimates to Address COVID-19 Impacts on Data Availability
By now, it is well known that the COVID-19 pandemic significantly delayed the availability of 2020 Census data.
Population Estimates at the Start of the Decade
These updated population numbers enable researchers, community planners and others to use the most current data in their work.
A Preliminary Analysis of U.S. and State-Level Results From the 2020 Census
This paper considers the 2020 Census national and state-level resident population counts in historical and evaluative contexts.
Creating the Vintage 2021 “Blended” Base
In previous years, the most recent decennial census was used as the base, or starting point, for the annual time series of population estimates.
An Aging Nation: Change In Median Age by County: July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2021
Change In Median Age by County: July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2021.
An Aging Nation: Median Age by County: July 1, 2021
Median age by county: July 1, 2021.
Fewer Younger Adults Drives Population Loss in Some U.S. Cities
Why did some cities lose population in 2021? Population estimates by characteristics released today provide some answers.
Big Population Shifts in Cities and Towns One Year Into Pandemic
City and town population estimates for July 1, 2021, show consistent regional trends but smaller gains and larger declines for top cities and towns.
Fertility Rates: Declined for Younger Women, Increased for Older Women
Despite broader stability in fertility trends, a Census Bureau analysis shows that the age at which U.S. women gave birth changed from 1990 to 2019.