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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, 2000, 2010, 2020 and projected 2030
(Numbers in thousands)

Group

Population, 2000

Population, 2010

Population, 2020

Population, 2030

Population change, 2000–10

Population change, 2010–20

Population change, 2020–30

Compound

annual

rate

of change,

2000–10

Compound

annual

rate

of change,

2010–20

Compound

annual

rate

of change,

2020–30

Percent distribution, 2000

Percent distribution, 2010

Percent distribution, 2020

Percent distribution, 2030

Total, 16 years and older

212,577

237,830

260,327

281,089

25,253

22,497

20,762

1.1

0.9

0.8

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

16 to 24

34,224

37,947

37,485

37,679

3,723

-462

194

1.0

-0.1

0.1

16.1

16.0

14.4

13.4

16 to 19

15,912

16,900

16,567

16,519

988

-333

-48

0.6

-0.2

0.0

7.5

7.1

6.4

5.9

20 to 24

18,312

21,047

20,918

21,160

2,735

-129

242

1.4

-0.1

0.1

8.6

8.8

8.0

7.5

25 to 54

120,657

125,292

126,043

133,178

4,635

751

7,135

0.4

0.1

0.6

56.8

52.7

48.4

47.4

25 to 34

38,704

40,903

44,844

44,698

2,199

3,941

-146

0.6

0.9

0.0

18.2

17.2

17.2

15.9

35 to 44

44,312

40,091

41,329

46,982

-4,221

1,238

5,653

-1.0

0.3

1.3

20.8

16.9

15.9

16.7

45 to 54

37,641

44,298

39,870

41,498

6,657

-4,428

1,628

1.6

-1.0

0.4

17.7

18.6

15.3

14.8

55 and older

57,696

74,591

96,799

110,232

16,895

22,208

13,433

2.6

2.6

1.3

27.1

31.4

37.2

39.2

55 to 64

24,230

35,885

42,192

38,518

11,655

6,307

-3,674

4.0

1.6

-0.9

11.4

15.1

16.2

13.7

65 to 74

18,211

21,121

32,388

38,279

2,910

11,267

5,891

1.5

4.4

1.7

8.6

8.9

12.4

13.6

75 and older

15,255

17,585

22,219

33,434

2,330

4,634

11,215

1.4

2.4

4.2

7.2

7.4

8.5

11.9

Men, 16 years and older

101,965

115,175

125,922

136,331

13,210

10,747

10,409

1.2

0.9

0.8

48.0

48.4

48.4

48.5

16 to 24

17,190

19,128

18,821

18,928

1,938

-307

107

1.1

-0.2

0.1

8.1

8.0

7.2

6.7

16 to 19

8,089

8,578

8,373

8,375

489

-205

2

0.6

-0.2

0.0

3.8

3.6

3.2

3.0

20 to 24

9,101

10,550

10,448

10,553

1,449

-102

105

1.5

-0.1

0.1

4.3

4.4

4.0

3.8

25 to 54

59,155

61,987

62,217

66,249

2,832

230

4,032

0.5

0.0

0.6

27.8

26.1

23.9

23.6

25 to 34

19,106

20,465

22,387

22,310

1,359

1,922

-77

0.7

0.9

0.0

9.0

8.6

8.6

7.9

35 to 44

21,684

19,808

20,342

23,539

-1,876

534

3,197

-0.9

0.3

1.5

10.2

8.3

7.8

8.4

45 to 54

18,365

21,714

19,488

20,400

3,349

-2,226

912

1.7

-1.1

0.5

8.6

9.1

7.5

7.3

55 and older

25,620

34,060

44,884

51,154

8,440

10,824

6,270

2.9

2.8

1.3

12.1

14.3

17.2

18.2

55 to 64

11,583

17,291

20,328

18,667

5,708

3,037

-1,661

4.1

1.6

-0.8

5.4

7.3

7.8

6.6

65 to 74

8,217

9,758

15,105

17,993

1,541

5,347

2,888

1.7

4.5

1.8

3.9

4.1

5.8

6.4

75 and older

5,820

7,011

9,451

14,494

1,191

2,440

5,043

1.9

3.0

4.4

2.7

2.9

3.6

5.2

Women, 16 years and older

110,612

122,655

134,405

144,758

12,043

11,750

10,353

1.0

0.9

0.7

52.0

51.6

51.6

51.5

16 to 24

17,034

18,819

18,664

18,751

1,785

-155

87

1.0

-0.1

0.0

8.0

7.9

7.2

6.7

16 to 19

7,823

8,322

8,194

8,144

499

-128

-50

0.6

-0.2

-0.1

3.7

3.5

3.1

2.9

20 to 24

9,211

10,497

10,470

10,607

1,286

-27

137

1.3

0.0

0.1

4.3

4.4

4.0

3.8

25 to 54

61,502

63,305

63,826

66,930

1,803

521

3,104

0.3

0.1

0.5

28.9

26.6

24.5

23.8

25 to 34

19,598

20,438

22,457

22,389

840

2,019

-68

0.4

0.9

0.0

9.2

8.6

8.6

8.0

35 to 44

22,628

20,283

20,987

23,443

-2,345

704

2,456

-1.1

0.3

1.1

10.6

8.5

8.1

8.3

45 to 54

19,276

22,584

20,382

21,098

3,308

-2,202

716

1.6

-1.0

0.3

9.1

9.5

7.8

7.5

55 and older

32,076

40,531

51,915

59,078

8,455

11,384

7,163

2.4

2.5

1.3

15.1

17.0

19.9

21.0

55 to 64

12,647

18,594

21,864

19,851

5,947

3,270

-2,013

3.9

1.6

-1.0

5.9

7.8

8.4

7.1

65 to 74

9,994

11,363

17,283

20,286

1,369

5,920

3,003

1.3

4.3

1.6

4.7

4.8

6.6

7.2

75 and older

9,435

10,574

12,768

18,940

1,139

2,194

6,172

1.1

1.9

4.0

4.4

4.4

4.9

6.7

White,16 years and older

176,220

192,075

201,305

211,696

15,855

9,230

10,391

0.9

0.5

0.5

82.9

80.8

77.3

75.3

Men

85,372

94,081

98,457

103,784

8,709

4,376

5,327

1.0

0.5

0.5

40.2

39.6

37.8

36.9

Women

90,848

97,994

102,848

107,912

7,146

4,854

5,064

0.8

0.5

0.5

42.7

41.2

39.5

38.4

Black, 16 years and older

24,900

28,708

33,344

37,192

3,808

4,636

3,848

1.4

1.5

1.1

11.7

12.1

12.8

13.2

Men

11,128

12,938

15,251

17,183

1,810

2,313

1,932

1.5

1.7

1.2

5.2

5.4

5.9

6.1

Women

13,772

15,770

18,093

20,009

1,998

2,323

1,916

1.4

1.4

1.0

6.5

6.6

7.0

7.1

All other groups(1)

11,457

17,047

25,678

32,201

5,590

8,631

6,523

4.1

4.2

2.3

4.4

6.5

9.9

11.5

Men

5,465

8,156

12,214

15,364

2,691

4,058

3,150

4.1

4.1

2.3

2.1

3.1

4.7

5.5

Women

5,992

8,891

13,464

16,837

2,899

4,573

3,373

4.0

4.2

2.3

2.3

3.4

5.2

6.0

Hispanic origin, 16 years and older

23,937

33,713

44,182

55,542

9,776

10,469

11,360

3.5

2.7

2.3

11.3

14.2

17.0

19.8

Men

12,174

17,359

21,981

27,754

5,185

4,622

5,773

3.6

2.4

2.4

5.7

7.3

8.4

9.9

Women

11,763

16,354

22,201

27,787

4,591

5,847

5,586

3.4

3.1

2.3

5.5

6.9

8.5

9.9

Other than Hispanic origin

188,640

204,117

216,145

225,547

15,477

12,028

9,402

0.8

0.6

0.4

88.7

85.8

83.0

80.2

Men

89,791

97,816

103,941

108,576

8,025

6,125

4,635

0.9

0.6

0.4

42.2

41.1

39.9

38.6

Women

98,849

106,301

112,204

116,970

7,452

5,903

4,766

0.7

0.5

0.4

46.5

44.7

43.1

41.6

Age of baby-boomers

36 to 54

46 to 64

56 to 74

66 to 84

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 (CPS) data due to rounding at different aggregate levels.
Source: Employment Projections program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Last Modified Date: September 8, 2021