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Population of the United States by sex and age 2019

The estimated population of the U.S. was approximately 328.2 million in 2019, and the largest age group was adults aged 25 to 29. There were twelve million males in this age category and around 11.5 million females.

Which U.S. state has the largest population?

The population of the United States continues to increase, and the country is the third most populous in the world behind China and India. The gender distribution has remained consistent for many years, with the number of females narrowly outnumbering males. In terms of where the residents are located, California was the state with the highest population in 2019.

The U.S. population by race and ethnicity

The United States is well known the world over for having a diverse population. In 2019, the number of Black or African American individuals was estimated to be 44 million, which represented an increase of nearly four million since the 2010 census. The number of Asian residents has also increased at a similar rate during the same time period. The Hispanic population in the U.S. continues to grow, and approximately 18.5 percent of the total population identified themselves in this ethnic group in 2019.

Resident population of the United States by sex and age as of July 1, 2019

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Release date

June 2020


United States

Survey time period

As of July 1, 2019

Supplementary notes

Excludes Armed Forces overseas.
Values have been rounded.

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