Understanding a population’s age and sex composition yields insights into changing phenomena and highlights future social and economic challenges.
Armed Forces Day: May 21, 2022
The 2019 American Community Survey estimated the U.S. had 254.0 million people 18 years and over, and of those, 17.4 million, or 6.86 percent, were veterans.
National Waitstaff Day: May 21, 2022
The 2019 American Community Survey counted 2,167,363 waiters/waitresses ages 16 and over employed in the U.S. About 34.4% were full-time and 69.2% were female.
Older Americans Month: May 2022
The 2019 American Community Survey estimated there were 54,074,028 people aged 65 and over in the U.S. out of a total population of 328,239,523, or 16.5%.
The Older Population in Rural America: 2012-2016
This report uses 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-year estimates to study the population 65 years and over in rural America.
The Population 65 Years and Older in the United States
This report provides a look at selected demographic, social, housing and economic characteristics of the 65 years and older population in the United States.
Subjective Well-Being of Eldercare Providers: 2012-2013
This is a research report on subjective well-being of eldercare providers, using data from the American Time Use Survey.