ACS Profile Report: 2015 (1-year estimates)

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Demographic

SubjectUnited States
NumberPercent
D1. AGE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B01002 B16001 B12001 B15002 B09020

Total population321,418,816
Under 5 years19,793,8076.2
5 to 9 years20,582,4736.4
10 to 14 years20,627,3896.4
15 to 19 years21,426,9126.7
20 to 24 years22,541,0777.0
25 to 34 years43,897,83213.7
35 to 44 years40,804,13012.7
45 to 54 years43,135,58013.4
55 to 59 years21,590,7166.7
60 to 64 years19,286,4256.0
65 to 74 years27,587,2678.6
75 to 84 years13,984,0464.4
85 years and over6,161,1671.9
Median age in years37.8
5 years and over301,625,02493.8
15 years and over260,415,15281.0
Under 18 years of age73,629,71022.9
18 years and over247,789,11177.1
21 years and over234,350,85372.9
25 years and over216,447,16867.3
62 years and over58,839,98918.3
65 years and over47,732,48014.9
D2. AGE AND SEX

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05003

Total population321,418,816
Male158,167,84049.2
18 years old and over120,542,42476.2
65 years old and over21,054,65513.3
Female163,250,99250.8
18 years old and over127,246,68877.9
65 years old and over26,677,82516.3
D3. RACE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B02001 B02008 B02009 B02010 B02011 B02012 B02013

Total population321,418,816
One race311,437,28596.9
White alone234,940,09673.1
Black or African American40,695,27612.7
American Indian and Alaska Native2,597,2490.8
Asian17,273,7765.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander554,9460.2
Some other race15,375,9424.8
Two or more races9,981,5303.1
White (alone or in combination)243,479,18475.8
Black (alone or in combination)44,655,25613.9
American Indian (alone or in combination)5,431,4021.7
Asian (alone or in combination)20,416,8086.4
Native Hawaiian (alone or in combination)1,314,4330.4
Some other race (alone or in combination)17,051,5085.3
D4. HISPANIC OR LATINO (ANY RACE)

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B03002

Total population321,418,816
Hispanic or Latino of any race56,496,12017.6
Not Hispanic or Latino264,922,70482.4
White alone197,534,49661.5
Black or African American alone39,597,60012.3
American Indian and Alaska Native alone2,069,6450.6
Asian alone17,081,0925.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone502,8760.2

Economic

SubjectUnited States
NumberPercent
E1. HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B19051 B19055 B19059 B19056 B19057 B22001 B19013 B19025 B19061 B19065 B19069 B19066 B19067

Total households118,208,248
Less than $10,0008,104,5476.9
$10,000 to $14,9995,861,0995.0
$15,000 to $24,99912,089,26310.2
$25,000 to $34,99911,602,4629.8
$35,000 to $49,99915,642,65213.2
$50,000 to $74,99921,068,31617.8
$75,000 to $99,99914,471,34112.2
$100,000 to $149,99916,030,99013.6
$150,000 to $199,9996,485,4215.5
$200,000 or more6,852,1595.8
With earnings91,698,45677.6
With social security36,368,87230.8
With retirement income21,991,78818.6
With supplemental security income6,458,8865.5
With cash public assistance income2,993,2562.5
With food stamp benefits in the past 12 months15,172,55612.8
Median household income$55,775
Mean household income$78,378
Mean household earnings$79,909
Mean household social security income$18,292
Mean household retirement income$24,945
Mean household supplemental security income$9,448
Mean household cash public assistance income$3,083
E2. FAMILY INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Family households

Reference tables: B19101 B19113 B19127

Family households77,530,75265.6
Less than $10,0003,339,9904.3
$10,000 to $14,9992,237,6672.9
$15,000 to $24,9995,828,7567.5
$25,000 to $34,9996,617,3308.5
$35,000 to $49,9999,764,46512.6
$50,000 to $74,99914,453,04018.6
$75,000 to $99,99910,975,30714.2
$100,000 to $149,99912,987,64216.8
$150,000 to $199,9995,473,6297.1
$200,000 or more5,852,9307.5
Median family income$68,260
Mean family income$91,561
E3. OTHER INCOME MEASURES

Universe: Various

Reference tables: B19301 B11010 B19202 B19214 B11001 B19325 B20017

Per-capita income$29,979
Nonfamily households40,677,49634.4
Median nonfamily income$33,617
Mean nonfamily income$49,834
All full-time workers106,358,684
All male full-time workers61,032,25657.4
All female full-time workers45,326,42842.6
Median earnings for workers$31,394
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers$49,938
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers$39,940
E4. POVERTY STATUS OVER THE LAST 12 MONTHS

Universe: Persons for whom poverty status is determined

Reference tables: B17001 B17021 B17010 B17007 C17002

Persons for whom poverty status is determined313,476,416
Persons below poverty46,153,07614.7
Persons under 18 for whom poverty status is determined72,454,786
Persons under 18 in poverty15,000,27320.7
Persons aged 18 to 64 for whom poverty status is determined194,584,627
Persons aged 18 to 64 in poverty26,960,36913.9
Persons over 65 for whom poverty status is determined46,436,986
Persons over 65 in poverty4,192,4359.0
Persons in families for whom poverty status is determined253,076,08680.7
Unrelated individuals for whom poverty status is determined60,400,320
Persons in families in poverty30,332,87212.0
Family households in poverty8,233,00910.6
Unrelated persons in poverty 15 years and over15,820,20526.2
Poverty ratio under 0.520,441,8666.5
Poverty ratio in 0.5 to 0.9925,711,2128.2
Poverty ratio in 1 to 257,296,11918.3
Poverty ratio in 2 and over210,027,20067.0
E5. EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Universe: Population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B23025 B23001

Population 16 years and over256,167,760
In labor force161,662,96063.1
Civilian labor force160,652,48062.7
Employed civilians150,534,76893.7
Unemployed civilians10,117,7106.3
In military1,010,4810.4
Not in labor force94,504,79236.9
Females 16 years and over131,333,46451.3
Females in labor force76,265,56929.8
Females in civilian labor force76,121,01129.7
Employed females71,414,73293.8
E6. CHILDREN WITH ALL PARENTS WORKING

Universe: Own children under 18 years in families and subfamilies

Reference tables: B23008

(Own) children under 622,863,704
All parents working14,885,06765.1
(Own) children aged 6 to 1747,080,680
All parents working33,119,48070.3
E7. COMMUTING TO WORK

Universe: Workers 16 years and over

Reference tables: B08301 B08013 B08302

Workers 16 years and over148,324,160
Workers 16+ who commute to work141,481,18295.4
Car, truck, or van; drove alone113,576,49676.6
Car, truck, or van; carpooled13,347,5139.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)7,760,9485.2
Walked to work4,114,1252.8
Other means of commuting2,682,0931.8
Worked at home6,842,9824.6
Mean travel time to work in minutes26.4
E8. WORKERS BY OCCUPATION

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010

Civilian employed population 16 years and over150,534,768
Management, business, science, and arts occupations55,873,36637.1
Service occupations27,047,70518.0
Sales and office occupations35,511,29523.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,102,4250.7
Construction, extraction, installation, maintenance, and repair occupations12,440,5458.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations18,559,43812.3
E9. WORKERS BY INDUSTRY

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24030

Civilian employed population 16 years and over150,534,768
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,906,1581.9
Construction9,622,5256.4
Manufacturing15,470,59510.3
Wholesale trade4,092,2442.7
Retail trade17,301,65011.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7,682,9505.1
Information3,155,2812.1
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing9,822,4766.5
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative17,009,74411.3
Educational services, and health care and social assistance34,510,56122.9
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services14,756,5119.8
Other services, except public administration7,343,9264.9
Public administration6,860,1524.6
E10. CLASS OF WORKER

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B24080

Civilian employed population 16 years and over150,534,768
Private wage and salary workers120,875,66380.3
Government workers20,481,24013.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8,934,0135.9
Unpaid family workers243,8550.2
E11. INSURANCE COVERAGE

Universe: Civilian noninstitutionalized population

Reference tables: B18135

Civilian noninstitutionalized persons316,450,560
Under 65 years of age270,013,54485.3
Without insurance coverage29,365,54410.9
With public insurance65,198,41324.1
With private insurance185,094,04868.5
Under 18 years of age73,491,92823.2
Without insurance coverage3,533,9854.8

Social

SubjectUnited States
NumberPercent
S1. HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B11001 B11003 B11005 B11010 B11007 B11002 B19001

Total households118,208,248
Family households77,530,75265.6
With own children under 18 years32,999,58727.9
Married-couple families56,715,79648.0
With own children under 18 years22,208,23418.8
Male householder, no wife present5,730,9814.8
With own children under 18 years2,718,8952.3
Female householder, no husband present15,083,98012.8
With own children under 18 years8,072,4586.8
Nonfamily households40,677,49634.4
Householder living alone32,962,99081.0
65 years and over living alone12,414,33430.5
Households with one or more people under 18 years37,113,98431.4
Households with one or more people 65 years and over33,229,55228.1
Average household size2.65
Average family size3.26
S2. PERSONS BY HOUSEHOLD TYPE / GROUP QUARTERS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B09019

Total population321,418,816
Household population313,347,93697.5
Living in family households260,613,76083.2
Living in nonfamily households52,734,16416.8
Living alone32,962,99081.0
Living in group quarters8,070,8962.5
S3. RELATIONSHIP

Universe: Household population

Reference tables: B09019 B19001

Household population313,347,93697.5
Householder118,208,24837.7
Spouse56,681,71218.1
Child95,198,17630.4
Other relatives23,665,4367.6
Nonrelatives19,594,3536.3
Unmarried partner7,381,5192.4
Unmarried-partner HHs per 100062
S4. MARITAL STATUS

Universe: Population 15 years and over

Reference tables: B12001

Persons 15 years and over260,415,152
Never married87,344,40433.5
Now married, except separated123,792,65347.5
Separated5,338,7862.1
Widowed15,196,3145.8
Divorced, and not currently married28,742,99211.0
S5. FERTILITY

Universe: Women 15 to 50 years old who gave birth in the past 12 months

Reference tables: B13002 B13016

Women 15 to 50 years old76,551,120
Unmarried women 15 to 50 years old43,162,02156.4
Women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months3,931,0535.1
Unmarried women who gave birth1,401,4331.8
Women 15 to 19 years of age166,9840.2
Women 20 to 34 years of age2,925,1253.8
Women 35 to 50 years of age838,9441.1
Per 1,000 unmarried women32
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years old51
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years old16
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years old89
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years old25
S6. GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

Universe: Population 30 years and over

Reference tables: B10050

Grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years7,292,016
Grandparents responsible for grandchildren2,572,14635.3
Less than 1 year521,08920.3
1 or 2 years561,53521.8
3 or 4 years418,63716.3
5 or more years1,070,88541.6
S7. SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Universe: Population 3 years and over

Reference tables: B14002

Population 3 years and over309,728,768
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school81,618,28826.4
In nursery school, preschool4,886,4606.0
In kindergarten4,118,8255.0
In elementary school, grades 1-832,869,57840.3
In high school, grades 9-1217,086,44620.9
In college or graduate school22,656,97927.8
S8. EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Universe: Population 25 years and over

Reference tables: B15002i B15002 B15003

Population 25 years and over216,447,168
Less than 9th grade11,988,0395.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma15,838,0877.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)59,662,98027.6
Some college, no degree44,909,75320.7
Associates degree17,806,7508.2
Bachelors degree41,152,38819.0
Graduate or professional degree25,089,16511.6
High school graduate or higher188,621,03887.1
Bachelor degree or higher66,241,55330.6
S9. VETERAN STATUS

Universe: Civilian population 18 years and over

Reference tables: B21001

Civilian population 18 years and over246,780,17699.6
Civilian veterans18,830,4507.6
S10a. DISABLED BY AGE

Universe: Civilian noninstitutionalized population

Reference tables: B18135

Civilian noninstitutionalized persons316,450,560
With a disability39,906,32812.6
Persons under 1873,491,92823.2
With a disability3,033,7884.1
Persons 18 to 64 years196,521,61662.1
With a disability20,411,54610.4
Persons 65 years and over46,437,02414.7
With a disability16,460,99435.4
S11. RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO

Universe: Population 1 year and over

Reference tables: B07204 b07204

Population 1 year and over317,635,712
Same house270,873,40885.3
Different house in the U.S.44,676,62414.1
Same county26,861,06260.1
Different county (any)17,815,56439.9
Different county (same state)10,285,43423.0
Different state7,530,12916.9
Lived abroad 1 year ago2,085,6980.7
S12. PLACE OF BIRTH AND CITIZENSHIP STATUS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B05002

Total population321,418,816
U.S. native278,128,44886.5
Born in United States273,239,94498.2
Born in state of current residence187,925,82468.8
Born in different state than current residence85,314,12031.2
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parents4,888,5051.8
Foreign born43,290,37213.5
Naturalized U.S. citizen20,697,10447.8
Not a U.S. citizen22,593,26852.2
S13. YEAR OF ENTRY

Universe: Population born outside the United States

Reference tables: B05005

Population born outside the United States48,178,87615.0
Native, born outside U.S.4,888,50510.1
Entered U.S. 2000 or later6,980,201142.8
Entered U.S. before 20003,145,69464.3
Foreign born43,290,37213.5
Entered U.S. 2000 or later18,816,04943.5
Entered U.S. before 200024,474,32356.5
S14. WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

Universe: Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea

Reference tables: B05006

Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea43,289,64813.5
Europe4,789,66211.1
Asia13,249,17930.6
Africa2,062,2574.8
Oceania238,6630.6
South and Central America (includes Mexico)22,111,40851.1
Northern America838,4761.9
S15. LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

Universe: Population 5 years and over

Reference tables: B06007

Population 5 years and over301,625,02493.8
English only236,908,92878.5
Language other than English64,716,08021.5
Speaks English less than "very well"25,867,04440.0
Speak Spanish40,045,79613.3
Speaks English less than "very well"16,437,14041.0
S16. COMPUTER OWNERSHIP AND INTERNET USE

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B28003

Total households118,208,248
Households with no computer15,618,77013.2
Households with a computer102,589,48086.8
With a dial-up internet subscription alone647,0730.6
With a broadband internet subscription89,987,56887.7
No internet subscription11,954,84311.7

Housing

SubjectUnited States
NumberPercent
H1. HOUSING OCCUPANCY AND TENURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25003 B25008 B25004 B25033

Total housing units134,793,664
Occupied housing units118,208,24887.7
Owner-occupied74,506,51263.0
Renter-occupied43,701,73637.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.71
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.54
Vacant housing units16,585,41512.3
For sale1,410,4918.5
For rent2,756,73016.6
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use5,465,11933.0
Total owner units75,917,003
Homeowner vacancy rate1.9
Total rental units46,458,466
Rental vacancy rate5.9
People living in owned homes202,228,99262.9
People living in rental homes111,118,92834.6
H2. UNITS IN STRUCTURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25024 B25002

Total housing units134,793,664
Single-family units90,563,88167.2
Single unit, detached82,749,48891.4
Single unit, attached7,814,3938.6
Duplexes5,018,0663.7
3 or 4 units6,028,2754.5
5 to 9 units6,523,8844.8
10 to 19 units6,174,0804.6
20 or more units11,915,2468.8
Mobile home8,452,2216.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.118,0090.1
Mobile homes per 1000 HUs63
H3. YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25034

Total housing units134,793,664
Built 2010 or later3,993,6503.0
Built 2000 to 200919,541,43814.5
Built 1990 to 199918,890,64214.0
Built 1980 to 198918,363,58613.6
Built 1970 to 197920,924,02815.5
Built 1960 to 196914,547,53810.8
Built 1950 to 195914,182,50310.5
Built 1940 to 19496,865,9185.1
Built 1939 or earlier17,484,36413.0
H4. YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25038

Occupied housing units118,208,248
Moved in 2010 or later51,074,68143.2
Moved in 2000 to 200933,302,24128.2
Moved in 1990 to 199916,572,24914.0
Moved in 1980 to 19898,085,6506.8
Moved in 1979 or earlier9,173,4307.8
H5. VEHICLES AVAILABLE

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25044

Occupied housing units118,208,248
No vehicles available10,568,8568.9
1 vehicle available39,637,20833.5
2 vehicles available43,994,44537.2
3 or more vehicles available24,007,73820.3
H6. HOUSE HEATING FUEL

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25040

Occupied housing units118,208,248
Utility gas56,982,56848.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas5,576,2484.7
Electricity45,102,52838.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.5,992,0675.1
Coal or coke126,6960.1
Wood2,360,8142.0
Solar energy106,7370.1
Other fuel576,1450.5
No fuel used1,384,4461.2
H7. SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25049 B25053 B25043

Occupied housing units118,208,248
Lacking complete plumbing facilities505,0930.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities971,6240.8
No telephone service available2,947,6992.5
H8. OCCUPANTS PER ROOM

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25014

Occupied housing units118,208,248
1.00 or less114,152,81496.6
1.01 to 1.502,779,3822.4
1.51 or more1,276,0551.1
H9. HOME VALUES

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25075 B25077 B25082 B25003

Owner-occupied units74,506,512
Less than $50,0005,599,0557.5
$50,000 to $99,99910,432,76214.0
$100,000 to $149,99911,186,84115.0
$150,000 to $199,99911,027,24714.8
$200,000 to $299,99914,035,46518.8
$300,000 to $499,99912,923,90017.3
$500,000 to $999,9997,255,8229.7
$1,000,000 or more1,489,5552.0
$2,000,000 or more555,8650.7
Median home value$194,500
Average home value$278,338
H10. SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25087 B25088 B25091

Owner-occupied units74,506,512
Housing units with a mortgage47,140,73663.3
Owner costs 30% or more of HH income13,864,02429.4
Median owner costs$1,477
Housing units without a mortgage27,365,77636.7
Nonmortgage owner costs 30% or more of HH income3,791,43713.9
Median owner costs$468
H11. GROSS RENT

Universe: Renter-occupied units

Reference tables: B25063 B25064 B25065 B25070

Renter-occupied units43,701,736
Paying cash rent41,410,17294.8
Paying no cash rent2,291,5665.2
Median gross rent$959
Average gross rent$1,077
Gross rent 30% or more of HH income20,443,63046.8
Gross rent of $750 or more27,590,57763.1