About This Statistic
This statistic presents information on the number of Facebook users in the United States as of January 2017, sorted by age group. During the survey period it was found that 52.82 million U.S. Facebook users were between 25 and 34 years old. This distribution also closely mirrors the overall number of social network users in the United States, as 35.3 million U.S. social media users were aged 25 to 34 years. The total Facebook audience in the United States amounted to 214 million users. With close to 1.9 billion monthly active users, Facebook is the most popular social network worldwide. The social network has become a part of daily online usage for millions of users. Facebook has hugely benefited from the mobile social growth in recent years with mobile users also showing strong engagement rates compared to other social media apps. The average number of monthly Facebook app sessions per user in the United States in February 2017 was 223 sessions, compared to 193 LINE app sessions and 126 Snapchat sessions. Facebook was also the most popular social network of Millennials in the United States as of August 2016. According to a recent study, Facebook is also young peoples’ social network of choice for a dream employer – almost 15 percent of Millennials stated that they would want to work for the online company.