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Employment Projections

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, 1999, 2009, 2019 and projected 2029 (Numbers in thousands)

Group

Level

Change

Annual growth rate

Percent distribution

1999

2009

2019

2029

1999–09

2009–19

2019–29

1999–09

2009–19

2019–29

1999

2009

2019

2029

Total, 16 years and older

207,752

235,800

259,174

280,407

28,048

23,374

21,233

1.3

0.9

0.8

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

16 to 24

34,007

37,567

37,747

37,952

3,560

180

205

1.0

0.0

0.1

16.4

15.9

14.6

13.5

16 to 19

16,039

17,043

16,692

16,578

1,004

-351

-114

0.6

-0.2

-0.1

7.7

7.2

6.4

5.9

20 to 24

17,968

20,524

21,055

21,374

2,556

531

319

1.3

0.3

0.2

8.6

8.7

8.1

7.6

25 to 54

118,197

125,565

126,280

132,955

7,368

715

6,675

0.6

0.1

0.5

56.9

53.3

48.7

47.4

25 to 34

37,976

40,281

44,876

44,997

2,305

4,595

121

0.6

1.1

0.0

18.3

17.1

17.3

16.0

35 to 44

44,634

40,918

40,960

46,879

-3,716

42

5,919

-0.9

0.0

1.4

21.5

17.4

15.8

16.7

45 to 54

35,587

44,366

40,444

41,079

8,779

-3,922

635

2.2

-0.9

0.2

17.1

18.8

15.6

14.6

55 and older

55,548

72,668

95,147

109,500

17,120

22,479

14,353

2.7

2.7

1.4

26.7

30.8

36.7

39.1

55 to 64

23,064

34,670

42,241

38,996

11,606

7,571

-3,245

4.2

2.0

-0.8

11.1

14.7

16.3

13.9

65 to 74

17,821

20,532

31,279

38,231

2,711

10,747

6,952

1.4

4.3

2.0

8.6

8.7

12.1

13.6

75 and older

14,663

17,466

21,627

32,273

2,803

4,161

10,646

1.8

2.2

4.1

7.1

7.4

8.3

11.5

 

Men, 16 years and older

99,722

114,135

125,354

135,992

14,413

11,219

10,638

1.4

0.9

0.8

48.0

48.4

48.4

48.5

16 to 24

17,066

18,927

18,975

19,064

1,861

48

89

1.0

0.0

0.0

8.2

8.0

7.3

6.8

16 to 19

8,167

8,643

8,445

8,400

476

-198

-45

0.6

-0.2

-0.1

3.9

3.7

3.3

3.0

20 to 24

8,899

10,284

10,530

10,664

1,385

246

134

1.5

0.2

0.1

4.3

4.4

4.1

3.8

25 to 54

57,869

62,097

62,304

66,125

4,228

207

3,821

0.7

0.0

0.6

27.9

26.3

24.0

23.6

25 to 34

18,565

20,167

22,386

22,484

1,602

2,219

98

0.8

1.0

0.0

8.9

8.6

8.6

8.0

35 to 44

21,968

20,198

20,144

23,460

-1,770

-54

3,316

-0.8

0.0

1.5

10.6

8.6

7.8

8.4

45 to 54

17,336

21,732

19,774

20,181

4,396

-1,958

407

2.3

-0.9

0.2

8.3

9.2

7.6

7.2

55 and older

24,787

33,111

44,075

50,803

8,324

10,964

6,728

2.9

2.9

1.4

11.9

14.0

17.0

18.1

55 to 64

11,008

16,697

20,335

18,888

5,689

3,638

-1,447

4.3

2.0

-0.7

5.3

7.1

7.8

6.7

65 to 74

8,055

9,470

14,577

17,932

1,415

5,107

3,355

1.6

4.4

2.1

3.9

4.0

5.6

6.4

75 and older

5,724

6,944

9,163

13,983

1,220

2,219

4,820

2.0

2.8

4.3

2.8

2.9

3.5

5.0

 

Women, 16 years and older

108,030

121,665

133,820

144,415

13,635

12,155

10,595

1.2

1.0

0.8

52.0

51.6

51.6

51.5

16 to 24

16,941

18,640

18,772

18,888

1,699

132

116

1.0

0.1

0.1

8.2

7.9

7.2

6.7

16 to 19

7,872

8,400

8,247

8,177

528

-153

-70

0.7

-0.2

-0.1

3.8

3.6

3.2

2.9

20 to 24

9,069

10,240

10,525

10,710

1,171

285

185

1.2

0.3

0.2

4.4

4.3

4.1

3.8

25 to 54

60,328

63,468

63,976

66,830

3,140

508

2,854

0.5

0.1

0.4

29.0

26.9

24.7

23.8

25 to 34

19,411

20,114

22,490

22,513

703

2,376

23

0.4

1.1

0.0

9.3

8.5

8.7

8.0

35 to 44

22,666

20,720

20,816

23,419

-1,946

96

2,603

-0.9

0.0

1.2

10.9

8.8

8.0

8.4

45 to 54

18,251

22,634

20,670

20,898

4,383

-1,964

228

2.2

-0.9

0.1

8.8

9.6

8.0

7.5

55 and older

30,761

39,557

51,072

58,698

8,796

11,515

7,626

2.5

2.6

1.4

14.8

16.8

19.7

20.9

55 to 64

12,056

17,973

21,906

20,108

5,917

3,933

-1,798

4.1

2.0

-0.9

5.8

7.6

8.5

7.2

65 to 74

9,766

11,062

16,702

20,300

1,296

5,640

3,598

1.3

4.2

2.0

4.7

4.7

6.4

7.2

75 and older

8,939

10,522

12,464

18,290

1,583

1,942

5,826

1.6

1.7

3.9

4.3

4.5

4.8

6.5

 

White,16 years and older

173,085

190,902

200,827

211,644

17,817

9,925

10,817

1.0

0.5

0.5

83.3

81.0

77.5

75.5

Men

83,930

93,433

98,221

103,765

9,503

4,788

5,544

1.1

0.5

0.6

40.4

39.6

37.9

37.0

Women

89,156

97,469

102,606

107,878

8,313

5,137

5,272

0.9

0.5

0.5

42.9

41.3

39.6

38.5

 

Black, 16 years and older

24,855

28,241

33,038

36,900

3,386

4,797

3,862

1.3

1.6

1.1

12.0

12.0

12.7

13.2

Men

11,144

12,705

15,103

17,036

1,562

2,398

1,933

1.3

1.7

1.2

5.4

5.4

5.8

6.1

Women

13,711

15,536

17,935

19,864

1,825

2,399

1,929

1.3

1.4

1.0

6.6

6.6

6.9

7.1

 

All other groups(1)

9,812

16,657

25,309

31,864

6,845

8,652

6,555

5.4

4.3

2.3

4.7

7.1

9.8

11.4

Men

4,649

7,997

12,030

15,190

3,348

4,033

3,160

5.6

4.2

2.4

2.2

3.4

4.6

5.4

Women

5,163

8,660

13,279

16,673

3,497

4,619

3,394

5.3

4.4

2.3

2.5

3.7

5.1

5.9

 

Hispanic origin, 16 years and older

21,650

32,890

43,506

54,974

11,240

10,616

11,468

4.3

2.8

2.4

10.4

13.9

16.8

19.6

Men

10,713

16,897

21,660

27,493

6,184

4,763

5,833

4.7

2.5

2.4

5.2

7.2

8.4

9.8

Women

10,937

15,993

21,846

27,481

5,056

5,853

5,635

3.9

3.2

2.3

5.3

6.8

8.4

9.8

 

Other than Hispanic origin

186,102

202,910

215,668

225,433

16,808

12,758

9,765

0.9

0.6

0.4

89.6

86.1

83.2

80.4

Men

89,009

97,238

103,694

108,499

8,229

6,456

4,805

0.9

0.6

0.5

42.8

41.2

40.0

38.7

Women

97,093

105,672

111,974

116,934

8,579

6,302

4,960

0.9

0.6

0.4

46.7

44.8

43.2

41.7

 

Age of baby-boomers

35 to 53

45 to 63

55 to 73

65 to 83

Footnotes:
  1 The "all other groups" category includes (1) those classified as being of multiple racial origin and (2) the race categories of (2a) Asian (2b) American Indian and Alaska Native and (2c) Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders.
Note: Details may not sum to totals because of rounding. Historic data may not match BLS Current Populations Survey due to rounding at different aggregate levels
Source: Employment Projections program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Last Modified Date: September 1, 2020