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Table 21. Estimates of resident population, by race/ethnicity and age group: Selected years, 1980 through 2010
Year and age
group
Number (in thousands) Percentage distribution
Total White Black His-
panic
Asian Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
Two
or
more
races
Total White Black His-
panic
Asian Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
Two
or
more
races
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Total                                
1980 227,225 181,140 26,215 14,869 3,665 (1) 1,336 100.0 79.7 11.5 6.5 1.6 (1) 0.6
1990 249,623 188,725 29,439 22,573 7,092 (1) 1,793 100.0 75.6 11.8 9.0 2.8 (1) 0.7
1995 266,278 194,389 32,500 28,158 9,188 (1) 2,044 100.0 73.0 12.2 10.6 3.5 (1) 0.8
20002 282,162 195,702 34,406 35,662 10,469 370 2,102 3,452 100.0 69.4 12.2 12.6 3.7 0.1 0.7 1.2
20032 290,108 196,233 35,438 40,049 11,801 408 2,152 4,026 100.0 67.6 12.2 13.8 4.1 0.1 0.7 1.4
                                 
20042 292,805 196,462 35,798 41,501 12,220 421 2,169 4,234 100.0 67.1 12.2 14.2 4.2 0.1 0.7 1.4
20052 295,517 196,621 36,147 43,024 12,658 434 2,186 4,447 100.0 66.5 12.2 14.6 4.3 0.1 0.7 1.5
20062 298,380 196,833 36,521 44,606 13,098 448 2,203 4,671 100.0 66.0 12.2 14.9 4.4 0.2 0.7 1.6
20072 301,231 197,011 36,906 46,197 13,527 461 2,220 4,909 100.0 65.4 12.3 15.3 4.5 0.2 0.7 1.6
20082 304,094 197,184 37,291 47,794 13,956 475 2,237 5,158 100.0 64.8 12.3 15.7 4.6 0.2 0.7 1.7
20092 306,772 197,275 37,657 49,327 14,361 488 2,252 5,411 100.0 64.3 12.3 16.1 4.7 0.2 0.7 1.8
20102 309,350 197,380 38,013 50,810 14,738 499 2,270 5,638 100.0 63.8 12.3 16.4 4.8 0.2 0.7 1.8
                                 
Under 5
   years old
                               
1980 16,451 11,904 2,413 1,677 319 (1) 137 100.0 72.4 14.7 10.2 1.9 (1) 0.8
1990 18,856 12,757 2,825 2,497 593 (1) 184 100.0 67.7 15.0 13.2 3.1 (1) 1.0
1995 19,627 12,415 3,050 3,245 734 (1) 182 100.0 63.3 15.5 16.5 3.7 (1) 0.9
20002 19,178 11,253 2,753 3,748 686 30 171 538 100.0 58.7 14.4 19.5 3.6 0.2 0.9 2.8
20032 19,592 10,996 2,720 4,254 777 33 169 643 100.0 56.1 13.9 21.7 4.0 0.2 0.9 3.3
                                 
20042 19,786 10,940 2,714 4,439 810 34 170 678 100.0 55.3 13.7 22.4 4.1 0.2 0.9 3.4
20052 19,917 10,847 2,706 4,607 839 35 171 712 100.0 54.5 13.6 23.1 4.2 0.2 0.9 3.6
20062 19,939 10,707 2,690 4,739 849 36 172 745 100.0 53.7 13.5 23.8 4.3 0.2 0.9 3.7
20072 20,126 10,645 2,716 4,899 868 37 174 787 100.0 52.9 13.5 24.3 4.3 0.2 0.9 3.9
20082 20,271 10,557 2,753 5,032 885 38 176 831 100.0 52.1 13.6 24.8 4.4 0.2 0.9 4.1
20092 20,245 10,395 2,776 5,101 890 39 176 868 100.0 51.3 13.7 25.2 4.4 0.2 0.9 4.3
20102 20,201 10,271 2,792 5,132 893 39 176 898 100.0 50.8 13.8 25.4 4.4 0.2 0.9 4.4
                                 
5 to 17
   years old
                               
1980 47,232 35,220 6,840 4,005 790 (1) 377 100.0 74.6 14.5 8.5 1.7 (1) 0.8
1990 45,359
1995 49,838
20002 53,198 33,008 7,994 8,700 1,829 85 522 1,059 100.0 62.0 15.0 16.4 3.4 0.2 1.0 2.0
20032 53,508 32,093 8,023 9,586 1,960 89 509 1,248 100.0 60.0 15.0 17.9 3.7 0.2 1.0 2.3
                                 
20042 53,512 31,724 8,005 9,871 1,997 90 504 1,320 100.0 59.3 15.0 18.4 3.7 0.2 0.9 2.5
20052 53,606 31,379 7,987 10,207 2,047 92 499 1,396 100.0 58.5 14.9 19.0 3.8 0.2 0.9 2.6
20062 53,819 31,069 7,972 10,602 2,110 94 494 1,479 100.0 57.7 14.8 19.7 3.9 0.2 0.9 2.7
20072 53,893 30,679 7,916 10,988 2,166 96 489 1,559 100.0 56.9 14.7 20.4 4.0 0.2 0.9 2.9
20082 53,833 30,226 7,813 11,346 2,227 98 483 1,641 100.0 56.1 14.5 21.1 4.1 0.2 0.9 3.0
20092 53,890 29,851 7,726 11,717 2,290 99 478 1,729 100.0 55.4 14.3 21.7 4.2 0.2 0.9 3.2
20102 53,995 29,511 7,648 12,100 2,352 101 475 1,807 100.0 54.7 14.2 22.4 4.4 0.2 0.9 3.3
                                 
18 to 24
   years old
                               
1980 30,103 23,278 3,872 2,284 468 (1) 201 100.0 77.3 12.9 7.6 1.6 (1) 0.7
1990 26,853
1995 25,482
20002 27,315 16,913 3,780 4,786 1,158 50 239 389 100.0 61.9 13.8 17.5 4.2 0.2 0.9 1.4
20032 28,917 17,617 4,014 5,198 1,298 55 256 478 100.0 60.9 13.9 18.0 4.5 0.2 0.9 1.7
                                 
20042 29,302 17,765 4,072 5,313 1,328 57 261 506 100.0 60.6 13.9 18.1 4.5 0.2 0.9 1.7
20052 29,442 17,741 4,092 5,406 1,351 57 263 531 100.0 60.3 13.9 18.4 4.6 0.2 0.9 1.8
20062 29,603 17,693 4,133 5,522 1,377 59 265 555 100.0 59.8 14.0 18.7 4.7 0.2 0.9 1.9
20072 29,808 17,668 4,189 5,636 1,408 60 266 581 100.0 59.3 14.1 18.9 4.7 0.2 0.9 2.0
20082 30,194 17,712 4,283 5,813 1,445 62 266 613 100.0 58.7 14.2 19.3 4.8 0.2 0.9 2.0
20092 30,530 17,705 4,363 6,006 1,481 64 266 645 100.0 58.0 14.3 19.7 4.9 0.2 0.9 2.1
20102 30,708 17,580 4,417 6,194 1,515 66 264 673 100.0 57.2 14.4 20.2 4.9 0.2 0.9 2.2
                                 
25 years old
   and over
                               
1980 133,438 110,737 13,091 6,903 2,088 (1) 620 100.0 83.0 9.8 5.2 1.6 (1) 0.5
1990 158,555 125,653 16,322 11,447 4,190 (1) 944 100.0 79.2 10.3 7.2 2.6 (1) 0.6
1995 171,332 131,839 18,250 14,519 5,628 (1) 1,096 100.0 76.9 10.7 8.5 3.3 (1) 0.6
20002 182,471 134,529 19,879 18,427 6,796 205 1,170 1,465 100.0 73.7 10.9 10.1 3.7 0.1 0.6 0.8
20032 188,090 135,526 20,682 21,012 7,766 231 1,217 1,656 100.0 72.1 11.0 11.2 4.1 0.1 0.6 0.9
                                 
20042 190,205 136,033 21,007 21,877 8,084 240 1,234 1,729 100.0 71.5 11.0 11.5 4.3 0.1 0.6 0.9
20052 192,551 136,655 21,361 22,804 8,421 250 1,253 1,808 100.0 71.0 11.1 11.8 4.4 0.1 0.7 0.9
20062 195,019 137,364 21,726 23,744 8,762 259 1,272 1,893 100.0 70.4 11.1 12.2 4.5 0.1 0.7 1.0
20072 197,404 138,020 22,083 24,674 9,086 268 1,292 1,981 100.0 69.9 11.2 12.5 4.6 0.1 0.7 1.0
20082 199,795 138,689 22,441 25,603 9,400 277 1,312 2,074 100.0 69.4 11.2 12.8 4.7 0.1 0.7 1.0
20092 202,107 139,324 22,792 26,504 9,700 285 1,332 2,170 100.0 68.9 11.3 13.1 4.8 0.1 0.7 1.1
20102 204,446 140,018 23,156 27,385 9,979 293 1,354 2,260 100.0 68.5 11.3 13.4 4.9 0.1 0.7 1.1
—Not available.
1 Included under Asian.
2 Data on persons of two or more races were collected beginning in 2000. Direct comparability of the data (other than Hispanic) prior to 2000 with the data for 2000 and later years is limited by the extent to which people reporting more than one race in later years had been reported in specific race groups in earlier years.
NOTE: Resident population includes civilian population and armed forces personnel residing within the United States; it excludes armed forces personnel residing overseas. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Estimates as of July 1.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, Series P-25, Nos. 1092 and 1095; and 2000 through 2010 Population Estimates, retrieved February 15, 2012, from http://www.census.gov/popest/data/intercensal/national/nat2010.html. (This table was prepared February 2012.)
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