Civilian noninstitutional population by age, sex, race, and ethnicity

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Table 3.2 Civilian noninstitutional population by age, sex, race, and ethnicity, 1996, 2006, 2016 and projected 2026 (Numbers in thousands)

Group

Level

Change

Annual growth rate

Percent distribution

1996

2006

2016

2026

1996–06

2006–16

2016–26

1996–06

2006–16

2016–26

1996

2006

2016

2026

 

Total, 16 years and older

200,591

228,815

253,538

278,186

28,224

24,723

24,648

1.3

1.0

0.9

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

16 to 24

32,343

36,943

38,435

37,870

4,600

1,492

-565

1.3

0.4

-0.1

16.1

16.1

15.2

13.6

16 to 19

14,934

16,678

16,714

16,680

1,744

36

-34

1.1

0.0

0.0

7.4

7.3

6.6

6.0

20 to 24

17,409

20,265

21,721

21,191

2,856

1,456

-530

1.5

0.7

-0.2

8.7

8.9

8.6

7.6

25 to 54

115,506

124,884

125,761

131,845

9,378

877

6,084

0.8

0.1

0.5

57.6

54.6

49.6

47.4

25 to 34

40,252

39,230

43,547

45,838

-1,022

4,317

2,291

-0.3

1.0

0.5

20.1

17.1

17.2

16.5

35 to 44

43,086

42,753

39,817

45,688

-333

-2,936

5,871

-0.1

-0.7

1.4

21.5

18.7

15.7

16.4

45 to 54

32,167

42,901

42,397

40,319

10,734

-504

-2,078

2.9

-0.1

-0.5

16.0

18.7

16.7

14.5

55 and older

52,742

66,988

89,342

108,470

14,246

22,354

19,128

2.4

2.9

2.0

26.3

29.3

35.2

39.0

55 to 64

20,990

31,375

41,308

41,319

10,385

9,933

11

4.1

2.8

0.0

10.5

13.7

16.3

14.9

65 to 74

18,244

18,685

28,436

37,914

441

9,751

9,478

0.2

4.3

2.9

9.1

8.2

11.2

13.6

75 and older

13,507

16,928

19,599

29,236

3,421

2,671

9,637

2.3

1.5

4.1

6.7

7.4

7.7

10.5

 

Men, 16 years and older

96,206

110,605

122,497

134,911

14,399

11,892

12,414

1.4

1.0

1.0

48.0

48.3

48.3

48.5

16 to 24

16,210

18,650

19,372

19,008

2,440

722

-364

1.4

0.4

-0.2

8.1

8.2

7.6

6.8

16 to 19

7,600

8,459

8,475

8,430

859

16

-45

1.1

0.0

-0.1

3.8

3.7

3.3

3.0

20 to 24

8,611

10,191

10,897

10,578

1,580

706

-319

1.7

0.7

-0.3

4.3

4.5

4.3

3.8

25 to 54

56,671

61,640

61,811

65,480

4,969

171

3,669

0.8

0.0

0.6

28.3

26.9

24.4

23.5

25 to 34

19,775

19,568

21,570

22,925

-207

2,002

1,355

-0.1

1.0

0.6

9.9

8.6

8.5

8.2

35 to 44

21,222

21,082

19,514

22,750

-140

-1,568

3,236

-0.1

-0.8

1.5

10.6

9.2

7.7

8.2

45 to 54

15,674

20,991

20,727

19,805

5,317

-264

-922

3.0

-0.1

-0.5

7.8

9.2

8.2

7.1

55 and older

23,324

30,314

41,314

50,423

6,990

11,000

9,109

2.7

3.1

2.0

11.6

13.2

16.3

18.1

55 to 64

9,997

15,095

19,867

19,991

5,098

4,772

124

4.2

2.8

0.1

5.0

6.6

7.8

7.2

65 to 74

8,194

8,574

13,253

17,731

380

4,679

4,478

0.5

4.5

3.0

4.1

3.7

5.2

6.4

75 and older

5,134

6,645

8,195

12,701

1,511

1,550

4,506

2.6

2.1

4.5

2.6

2.9

3.2

4.6

 

Women, 16 years and older

104,385

118,210

131,040

143,275

13,825

12,830

12,235

1.3

1.0

0.9

52.0

51.7

51.7

51.5

16 to 24

16,132

18,292

19,063

18,862

2,160

771

-201

1.3

0.4

-0.1

8.0

8.0

7.5

6.8

16 to 19

7,335

8,218

8,239

8,250

883

21

11

1.1

0.0

0.0

3.7

3.6

3.2

3.0

20 to 24

8,798

10,074

10,823

10,612

1,276

749

-211

1.4

0.7

-0.2

4.4

4.4

4.3

3.8

25 to 54

58,835

63,243

63,950

66,366

4,408

707

2,416

0.7

0.1

0.4

29.3

27.6

25.2

23.9

25 to 34

20,477

19,662

21,976

22,913

-815

2,314

937

-0.4

1.1

0.4

10.2

8.6

8.7

8.2

35 to 44

21,865

21,671

20,303

22,938

-194

-1,368

2,635

-0.1

-0.6

1.2

10.9

9.5

8.0

8.2

45 to 54

16,493

21,910

21,670

20,514

5,417

-240

-1,156

2.9

-0.1

-0.5

8.2

9.6

8.5

7.4

55 and older

29,418

36,674

48,028

58,047

7,256

11,354

10,019

2.2

2.7

1.9

14.7

16.0

18.9

20.9

55 to 64

10,993

16,280

21,441

21,328

5,287

5,161

-113

4.0

2.8

-0.1

5.5

7.1

8.5

7.7

65 to 74

10,051

10,111

15,183

20,183

60

5,072

5,000

0.1

4.1

2.9

5.0

4.4

6.0

7.3

75 and older

8,374

10,283

11,404

16,535

1,909

1,121

5,131

2.1

1.0

3.8

4.2

4.5

4.5

5.9

 

White,16 years and older

168,317

186,264

198,215

211,578

17,947

11,951

13,363

1.0

0.6

0.7

83.9

81.4

78.2

76.1

Men

81,489

91,021

96,861

103,738

9,532

5,840

6,877

1.1

0.6

0.7

40.6

39.8

38.2

37.3

Women

86,828

95,242

101,354

107,840

8,414

6,112

6,486

0.9

0.6

0.6

43.3

41.6

40.0

38.8

 

Black, 16 years and older

23,604

27,007

31,889

35,984

3,403

4,882

4,095

1.4

1.7

1.2

11.8

11.8

12.6

12.9

Men

10,575

12,130

14,525

16,546

1,555

2,395

2,021

1.4

1.8

1.3

5.3

5.3

5.7

5.9

Women

13,029

14,877

17,365

19,438

1,848

2,488

2,073

1.3

1.6

1.1

6.5

6.5

6.8

7.0

 

Asian, 16 years and older

8,671

10,155

15,121

19,438

1,484

4,966

4,317

1.6

4.1

2.5

4.3

4.4

6.0

7.0

Men

4,142

4,827

7,064

9,085

685

2,237

2,021

1.5

3.9

2.5

2.1

2.1

2.8

3.3

Women

4,530

5,328

8,057

10,353

798

2,729

2,296

1.6

4.2

2.5

2.3

2.3

3.2

3.7

 

All other groups1, 16 years and older

5,389

8,312

11,185

2,923

2,873

4.4

3.0

2.1

3.3

4.0

Men

2,627

4,047

5,542

1,420

1,495

4.4

3.2

1.0

1.6

2.0

Women

2,762

4,265

5,643

1,503

1,378

4.4

2.8

1.1

1.7

2.0

 

Hispanic origin, 16 years and older

19,213

30,103

40,697

52,970

10,890

10,594

12,273

4.6

3.1

2.7

9.6

13.2

16.1

19.0

Men

9,604

15,473

20,266

26,532

5,869

4,793

6,266

4.9

2.7

2.7

4.8

6.8

8.0

9.5

Women

9,610

14,630

20,430

26,438

5,020

5,800

6,008

4.3

3.4

2.6

4.8

6.4

8.1

9.5

 

Other than Hispanic origin, 16 years and older

181,378

198,712

212,841

225,216

17,334

14,129

12,375

0.9

0.7

0.6

90.4

86.8

83.9

81.0

Men

86,602

95,132

102,231

108,379

8,530

7,099

6,148

0.9

0.7

0.6

43.2

41.6

40.3

39.0

Women

94,775

103,580

110,610

116,837

8,805

7,030

6,227

0.9

0.7

0.5

47.2

45.3

43.6

42.0

 

White non-Hispanic, 16 years and older

150,024

158,308

161,958

164,534

8,284

3,650

2,576

0.5

0.2

0.2

74.8

69.2

63.9

59.1

Men

72,319

76,597

78,772

80,131

4,278

2,175

1,359

0.6

0.3

0.2

36.1

33.5

31.1

28.8

Women

77,706

81,711

83,186

84,402

4,005

1,475

1,216

0.5

0.2

0.1

38.7

35.7

32.8

30.3

 

Age of baby-boomers

32 to 50

42 to 60

52 to 70

62 to 80

Footnotes:
  1 The "all other groups" category includes (1) those classified as being of multiple racial origin and (2) the race categories of (2a) American Indian and Alaska Native and (2b) Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders.
Note: Dash indicates no data collected for category. Details may not sum to totals because of rounding.

Source: Employment Projections program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Last Modified Date: October 24, 2017