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Youth Indicators, 2005: Trends in the Well-Being of American Youth

Indicator 2: Population Projections of Young Persons

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Table 2. Population projections, birth to age 24, by race/ethnicity and age group: Various years, 2000 to 2020
 Population (in millions)Percent change
Race/ethnicity and age200020052010201520202000 to 20102010 to 2020
  Total, all ages282.2295.5308.9322.4335.89.58.7
Total, ages 024199.7102.8104.9107.0109.65.34.5
 Under 519.220.521.422.422.911.57.0
 5 to 1337.036.036.438.440.1-1.610.2
 14 to 1716.117.216.616.217.22.83.9
 18 to 2427.329.230.530.029.311.7-3.7
White, non-Hispanic, ages 02461.261.160.058.958.5-2.1-2.4
 Under 511.311.511.611.911.93.12.3
 5 to 1322.721.120.620.921.3-9.43.4
 14 to 1710.310.59.69.19.3-6.9-3.3
 18 to 2416.918.018.117.016.07.2-11.6
Black, ages 02415.315.816.216.516.86.13.7
 Under 52.93.13.33.53.513.86.2
 5 to 135.95.65.55.96.2-7.313.6
 14 to 172.42.72.62.42.66.80.6
 18 to 244.04.34.84.74.420.1-7.9
Hispanic, ages 024217.219.321.523.625.625.018.9
 Under 53.74.44.85.25.628.815.5
 5 to 136.27.07.88.79.424.420.9
 14 to 172.43.03.33.54.034.520.9
 18 to 244.85.05.66.26.617.818.1
Asian/Pacific Islander, ages 0243.84.14.54.95.318.318.8
 Under 50.70.80.91.01.129.015.7
 5 to 131.31.41.51.71.919.621.9
 14 to 170.60.60.70.70.917.622.5
 18 to 241.21.21.31.41.510.815.4
Other, ages 02433.74.24.85.36.028.324.8
 Under 50.91.01.21.31.432.021.7
 5 to131.41.61.82.02.324.028.1
 14 to 170.60.60.70.80.923.128.9
 18 to 240.81.01.11.21.435.220.2
1Includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
2Hispanics may be of any race, except where indicated otherwise.
3Includes American Indians, Alaska Natives, and those of multiple race/ethnicities.
NOTE: Data for 2005 through 2020 are projected. Details may not add to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S.Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Interim United States Population Projections by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, unpublished tabulations.

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