Data table for Figures 1A and 1BTotal population, by age: United States, 1980–2050

YearAll agesUnder 18 years18–44 years45–64 years65–74 years75 years and over
Number
1980226,545,80563,754,96092,738,75644,502,66215,580,6059,968,822
1990248,709,87363,923,717107,537,95946,169,30218,045,49513,033,400
2000281,421,90672,293,812112,183,70561,952,63618,390,98616,600,767
2007301,621,15773,901,733113,244,63076,586,83619,352,14918,535,809
2010310,232,86375,217,106113,807,46880,979,57721,462,59918,766,113
2020341,386,66581,685,129120,540,86984,356,19732,312,18622,492,284
2030373,503,67487,815,218129,300,76184,295,78038,784,32533,307,590
2040405,655,29593,986,401138,430,20892,000,29536,895,22344,343,168
2050439,010,253101,573,687150,399,84198,489,75240,112,63748,434,336
Percent distribution
1980100.028.140.919.66.94.4
1990100.025.743.218.67.35.2
2000100.025.739.922.06.55.9
2007100.024.537.525.46.46.1
2010100.024.236.726.16.96.0
2020100.023.935.324.79.56.6
2030100.023.534.622.610.48.9
2040100.023.234.122.79.110.9
2050100.023.134.322.49.111.0

NOTES: Data are for the resident population. Data for 1950 exclude Alaska and Hawaii. Data for 2010–2050 are projected. (See Appendix II, Population.)

SOURCES: U.S. Bureau of the Census: 1950 Nonwhite population by race. Special report P–E, No. 3B. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1951 [data for 1950]; U.S. Census of Population: 1960, Number of inhabitants, PC(1)–A1, United States Summary, 1964 [data for 1960]; Number of inhabitants, final report PC(1)–A1, United States Summary, 1971 [data for 1970]; 1980 Census of Population, General population characteristics, United States Summary (PC80–1–B1) [data for 1980]; 1990 Census of Population, General population characteristics, United States Summary (CP–1–1) [data for 1990]. U.S. Census Bureau: Annual estimates of the population by sex and five-year age groups for the United States: April 1, 2000, to July 1, 2007 (NC–EST2007–01), available from: http://www​.census.gov​/popest/national/asrh/NC-EST2007-sa​.html [data for 2000 and 2007]; National population projections by single year of age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, 2008. Detail file available from: http://www​.census.gov​/population/www/projections​/downloadablefiles.html [data for projections].

From: Data Tables for Figures 1–36

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