General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
US
Current population (2012) 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
US
Residents younger than 5 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.7%
Education Demographics
US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 28.2%
Race Demographics
US
Race - White 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2%
Race - Asian 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
US
Female residents 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
US
Housing units 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.9%
Households 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 66.1%
Home median value $186,200
People per household 2.6
Building permits (last year) 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
US
Income per capita $27,915
Income per household $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
US
Non-farm private establishments 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $613,795,732

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