Demographics of US

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date13 Dec 2021

As of 2021, the population of US is projected at 332.92 million, up by 0.58% compared with 331.00 million in 2020. US is ranked 3rd in terms of population and 153rd in terms of population growth rate.

There are 3.99 million births in US in 2021. That is 10,920 per day, which is ranked 6th. The crude birth rate is 11.97 per 1000 people. There are 3.01 million deaths in US in 2021. That is 8,247 per day, which is ranked 3rd. The crude death rate is 9.04 per 1000 people.

276.62 million people are living in urban areas, which is 82.87% of US population. US is ranked 58th in terms of urbanization.

The Sex Ratio in US in 2021 is 97.95 males per 100 females. There are 164.73 million males and 168.19 million females in US. The percentage of female population is 50.52% compare to 49.48% male population. US has 3.46 million more females than males. US is at 84th position out of 201 countries/territories in terms of female to male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

US population

Year Population Growth (%)
1950158,804,397-
1955171,685,3371.75
1960186,720,5701.60
1965199,733,6791.18
1970209,513,3400.89
1975219,081,2500.91
1980229,476,3600.94
1985240,499,8220.94
1990252,120,3090.96
1995265,163,7411.11
2000281,710,9141.14
2005294,993,5090.90
2010309,011,4690.88
2015320,878,3120.69
2016323,015,9920.67
2017325,084,7580.64
2018327,096,2630.62
2019329,064,9170.60
2020331,002,6470.59
2021332,915,0740.58
  • Total
  • Crude

US death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
19501,544,5573,747,6299.6623.58
19551,628,1874,202,7879.4624.36
19601,753,0874,222,0889.4022.66
19651,900,7463,838,7009.5419.27
19702,001,0813,446,8899.5516.44
19751,996,5283,286,8309.1114.99
19802,017,8823,433,3848.7914.95
19852,140,5033,740,6668.9015.55
19902,245,8043,951,7528.9115.66
19952,323,4383,951,0728.7414.87
20002,418,8233,961,0738.6114.09
20052,452,6244,135,3328.3113.99
20102,491,6284,073,8838.0713.20
20152,689,8983,899,7118.3912.16
20202,960,9883,957,5448.9511.96
20213,010,1613,985,7129.0411.97
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of US

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
1950101,878,25556,926,140-64.153
1955115,375,86356,407,9792.6667.163
1960130,757,40756,050,8212.3569.996
1965143,624,65956,190,8811.7071.879
1970154,262,10955,326,0411.2673.602
1975161,450,20957,755,0870.9373.653
1980169,422,68360,340,3691.0173.738
1985179,400,64561,423,4751.1574.494
1990190,156,23362,373,7171.2575.300
1995205,240,40260,418,4471.6177.257
2000222,927,91359,054,8651.5279.057
2005235,892,40759,237,0941.1079.928
2010249,297,07659,344,3151.0580.772
2015261,287,81158,641,3510.9381.671
2020273,975,13957,456,3950.9682.664
2021276,615,11857,168,0780.9682.873
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

US population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 10,127,537 9,691,950 19,819,487 5.95 104.494
05-09 10,165,703 9,723,765 19,889,468 5.97 104.545
10-14 10,744,178 10,283,863 21,028,041 6.32 104.476
15-19 10,884,487 10,459,373 21,343,860 6.41 104.064
20-24 11,248,046 10,877,000 22,125,046 6.65 103.411
25-29 12,107,483 11,673,289 23,780,772 7.14 103.720
30-34 11,875,769 11,498,857 23,374,626 7.02 103.278
35-39 11,043,399 10,903,408 21,946,807 6.59 101.284
40-44 10,220,875 10,263,072 20,483,947 6.15 99.589
45-49 9,924,293 10,065,962 19,990,255 6.00 98.593
50-54 10,168,718 10,147,873 20,316,591 6.10 100.205
55-59 10,592,876 10,703,439 21,296,315 6.40 98.967
60-64 10,132,586 10,666,996 20,799,582 6.25 94.990
65-69 8,646,199 9,531,143 18,177,342 5.46 90.715
70-74 6,862,723 7,944,278 14,807,001 4.45 86.386
75-79 4,547,676 5,660,146 10,207,822 3.07 80.346
80-84 2,878,188 3,758,350 6,636,538 1.99 76.581
85-89 1,595,197 2,396,029 3,991,226 1.20 66.577
90-94 741,364 1,377,564 2,118,928 0.64 53.817
95-99 199,249 477,783 677,032 0.20 41.703
100+ 22,885 81,503 104,388 0.03 28.079
Total 164,729,431 168,185,643 332,915,074 97.945