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Demography of USA


As per the CIA World Factbook, the population of the USA is 326,625,791 as of July 2017.
The estimated death rate was 8.2 deaths per 1,000 population as, in 2017, and the birthrate was 12.5 births per 1,000 population. The sex ratio was calculated to be 0.97 male per female. The infant mortality rate was 5.8 deaths per 1,000 births.

The population distribution in the US is somewhat uneven. Most of the population lives in the coastal areas, while the population density is highest along the eastern and south-western seaboard. However, the density of population decreases rapidly as one travels inland towards the country's center.

According to the 2017 estimate, population consisting of children in the age group of 0-14 years is 18.73% of the total, people working in the age group of 15-24 years is 13.27% of the total population, individuals working in the age group of 25-54 years is 39.45% of the total population, persons working in the mature age group of 55-64 years is 12.91%, and population working in the elderly age of 65 years and over is 15.63%.

As of 2018, 82.3% of total population in the US is termed as urban population and the rest is classified as rural one.

* For more information please see our US Population page.

Social Attributes
The dominant religion in the US is Christianity, consisting of Catholics, Protestants, and other Christian groups. However, the States also has Mormons, Jews, Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims, and many other smaller groups.

The chief languages spoken in the US are English and Spanish, with other Indo-European, Asian, and Pacific islands languages. In the U.S.A., chief Ethnic groups are Whites, Blacks, Asians, Native Americans, Alaska natives, Hawaiian, and other Pacific islands natives.



Last Updated Date: January 1st, 2018