The U.S. Census Bureau is the leading source of statistical information about the nation’s people. Our population statistics come from decennial censuses, which count the entire U.S. population every ten years, along with several other surveys.
Native American Heritage Day: November 26, 2021
The 2020 Census counted the American Indian and Alaska Native alone population at about 3.7M and the alone or in combination population at about 9.7M.
National Child's Day: November 20, 2021
The majority of America’s 72.9M children under 18 live in households with two parents (70%). The second most common are children living with mother only (21%).
Census Bureau Releases 2021 CPS ASEC Geographic Mobility Data
The U.S. Census Bureau today released the 2021 CPS ASEC Geographic Mobility detailed table package and updates to historical tables and graphs.
Population and Housing Unit Estimates
Current population estimates are available for the nation, states, counties, cities and towns, and metropolitan and micropolitan areas.
The Population Projections Program produces projections of the United States resident population by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin.
ACS County-County Migration Flows
These files contain the complete county-to-county migration flows by age, sex, race, or Hispanic origin using ACS 5-Year estimates.
Benefits Received by Veterans and Their Survivors: 2017
In 2017, almost one-half of veterans (46.7 percent) received at least one cash or noncash benefit from the VA or the military.
Developing Public-Facing Language Products
This guide shares detailed information about the best practices implemented for the 2020 Census by the Census Bureau.
Childless Older Americans: 2018
One in six older Americans are childless. As older people living alone increase, questions arise about the well-being and supports for older childless adults.
Is Retirement More Unequal Than We Think?
This conference paper examines income inequality among older households using SIPP linked to administrative records.
Child Well-Being and Transitions in the Presence of Parents
Study uses 2018 SIPP data to address children’s selection into family instability & analyze the relationship between parental transitions & child well-being.
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.