Civilian noninstitutional population by age, gender, race, and ethnicity

This table also can be found in the article, "Labor force projections to 2024: the labor force is growing, but slowly," published in the December 2015 Monthly Labor Review.

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Table 3.2 Civilian noninstitutional population, by age, gender, race, and ethnicity, 1994, 2004, 2014 and projected 2024 (numbers in thousands)

Group

Level

Change

Annual growth rate

Percent distribution

1994

2004

2014

2024

1994–2004

2004–14

2014–24

1994–2004

2004–14

2014–24

1994

2004

2014

2024

Total, 16 years and older

196,814

223,357

247,947

269,092

26,543

24,590

21,145

1.3

1.0

0.8

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

16 to 24

32,549

36,419

38,712

37,245

3,870

2,293

-1,467

1.1

0.6

-0.4

16.5

16.3

15.6

13.8

16 to 19

14,196

16,222

16,633

16,483

2,026

411

-150

1.3

0.3

-0.1

7.2

7.3

6.7

6.1

20 to 24

18,353

20,197

22,079

20,762

1,844

1,882

-1,317

1.0

0.9

-0.6

9.3

9.0

8.9

7.7

25 to 54

112,618

123,410

124,511

128,928

10,792

1,101

4,417

0.9

0.1

0.3

57.2

55.3

50.2

47.9

25 to 34

41,306

38,939

42,131

45,369

-2,367

3,192

3,238

-0.6

0.8

0.7

21.0

17.4

17.0

16.9

35 to 44

41,534

43,226

39,565

44,035

1,692

-3,661

4,470

0.4

-0.9

1.1

21.1

19.4

16.0

16.4

45 to 54

29,778

41,245

42,815

39,524

11,467

1,570

-3,291

3.3

0.4

-0.8

15.1

18.5

17.3

14.7

55 and older

51,648

63,527

84,724

102,919

11,879

21,197

18,195

2.1

2.9

2.0

26.2

28.4

34.2

38.2

55 to 64

20,635

28,919

39,764

40,981

8,284

10,845

1,217

3.4

3.2

0.3

10.5

12.9

16.0

15.2

65 to 74

18,249

18,181

26,078

35,505

-68

7,897

9,427

0.0

3.7

3.1

9.3

8.1

10.5

13.2

75 and older

12,763

16,429

18,882

26,433

3,666

2,453

7,551

2.6

1.4

3.4

6.5

7.4

7.6

9.8

 

Men, 16 years and older

94,355

107,710

119,748

130,726

13,355

12,038

10,978

1.3

1.1

0.9

47.9

48.2

48.3

48.6

16 to 24

16,277

18,359

19,516

18,785

2,082

1,157

-731

1.2

0.6

-0.4

8.3

8.2

7.9

7.0

16 to 19

7,203

8,234

8,449

8,356

1,031

215

-93

1.3

0.3

-0.1

3.7

3.7

3.4

3.1

20 to 24

9,074

10,125

11,067

10,430

1,051

942

-637

1.1

0.9

-0.6

4.6

4.5

4.5

3.9

25 to 54

55,349

60,773

61,149

64,136

5,424

376

2,987

0.9

0.1

0.5

28.1

27.2

24.7

23.8

25 to 34

20,361

19,358

20,841

22,830

-1,003

1,483

1,989

-0.5

0.7

0.9

10.3

8.7

8.4

8.5

35 to 44

20,443

21,255

19,388

21,921

812

-1,867

2,533

0.4

-0.9

1.2

10.4

9.5

7.8

8.1

45 to 54

14,545

20,160

20,920

19,385

5,615

760

-1,535

3.3

0.4

-0.8

7.4

9.0

8.4

7.2

55 and older

22,728

28,578

39,083

47,804

5,850

10,505

8,721

2.3

3.2

2.0

11.5

12.8

15.8

17.8

55 to 64

9,810

13,894

19,116

19,833

4,084

5,222

717

3.5

3.2

0.4

5.0

6.2

7.7

7.4

65 to 74

8,109

8,294

12,184

16,591

185

3,890

4,407

0.2

3.9

3.1

4.1

3.7

4.9

6.2

75 and older

4,809

6,391

7,783

11,380

1,582

1,392

3,597

2.9

2.0

3.9

2.4

2.9

3.1

4.2

 

Women, 16 years and older

102,460

115,647

128,199

138,366

13,187

12,552

10,167

1.2

1.0

0.8

52.1

51.8

51.7

51.4

16 to 24

16,272

18,061

19,197

18,460

1,789

1,136

-737

1.0

0.6

-0.4

8.3

8.1

7.7

6.9

16 to 19

6,993

7,989

8,184

8,127

996

195

-57

1.3

0.2

-0.1

3.6

3.6

3.3

3.0

20 to 24

9,279

10,072

11,012

10,332

793

940

-680

0.8

0.9

-0.6

4.7

4.5

4.4

3.8

25 to 54

57,269

62,636

63,362

64,791

5,367

726

1,429

0.9

0.1

0.2

29.1

28.0

25.6

24.1

25 to 34

20,945

19,581

21,290

22,539

-1,364

1,709

1,249

-0.7

0.8

0.6

10.6

8.8

8.6

8.4

35 to 44

21,091

21,970

20,178

22,113

879

-1,792

1,935

0.4

-0.8

0.9

10.7

9.8

8.1

8.2

45 to 54

15,233

21,085

21,894

20,139

5,852

809

-1,755

3.3

0.4

-0.8

7.7

9.4

8.8

7.5

55 and older

28,919

34,950

45,640

55,115

6,031

10,690

9,475

1.9

2.7

1.9

14.7

15.6

18.4

20.5

55 to 64

10,825

15,025

20,648

21,148

4,200

5,623

500

3.3

3.2

0.2

5.5

6.7

8.3

7.9

65 to 74

10,140

9,887

13,894

18,914

-253

4,007

5,020

-0.3

3.5

3.1

5.2

4.4

5.6

7.0

75 and older

7,955

10,038

11,098

15,053

2,083

1,060

3,955

2.4

1.0

3.1

4.0

4.5

4.5

5.6

 

White,16 years and older

165,555

182,643

195,498

207,570

17,088

12,855

12,072

1.0

0.7

0.6

84.1

81.8

78.8

77.1

Men

80,059

89,044

95,513

101,957

8,985

6,469

6,444

1.1

0.7

0.7

40.7

39.9

38.5

37.9

Women

85,497

93,599

99,984

105,613

8,102

6,385

5,629

0.9

0.7

0.5

43.4

41.9

40.3

39.2

 

Black, 16 years and older

22,879

26,065

30,843

34,769

3,186

4,778

3,926

1.3

1.7

1.2

11.6

11.7

12.4

12.9

Men

10,258

11,656

13,997

15,950

1,398

2,341

1,953

1.3

1.8

1.3

5.2

5.2

5.6

5.9

Women

12,621

14,409

16,846

18,819

1,788

2,437

1,973

1.3

1.6

1.1

6.4

6.5

6.8

7.0

 

Asian, 16 years and older

8,383

9,519

13,785

17,143

1,136

4,266

3,358

1.3

3.8

2.2

4.3

4.3

5.6

6.4

Men

4,038

4,529

6,420

7,970

491

1,891

1,550

1.2

3.6

2.2

2.1

2.0

2.6

3.0

Women

4,345

4,990

7,365

9,173

645

2,375

1,808

1.4

4.0

2.2

2.2

2.2

3.0

3.4

 

All other groups(1)

-

5,130

7,335

9,609

-

2,205

2,274

-

3.6

2.7

-

2.1

3.0

3.6

Men

-

2,481

3,676

4,849

-

1,195

1,173

-

4.0

2.8

-

1.0

1.5

1.8

Women

-

2,649

3,659

4,760

-

1,010

1,101

-

3.3

2.7

-

1.1

1.5

1.8

 

Hispanic origin, 16 years and older

18,117

28,109

38,400

49,272

9,992

10,291

10,872

4.5

3.2

2.5

9.2

12.6

15.5

18.3

Men

9,104

14,417

19,244

24,938

5,314

4,827

5,694

4.7

2.9

2.6

4.6

6.5

7.8

9.3

Women

9,014

13,692

19,156

24,334

4,678

5,464

5,178

4.3

3.4

2.4

4.6

6.1

7.7

9.0

 

Other than Hispanic origin, 16 years and older

178,697

195,248

209,547

219,820

16,551

14,299

10,273

0.9

0.7

0.5

90.8

87.4

84.5

81.7

Men

85,252

93,293

100,504

105,788

8,042

7,211

5,284

0.9

0.7

0.5

43.3

41.8

40.5

39.3

Women

93,446

101,955

109,043

114,032

8,509

7,088

5,979

0.9

0.7

0.5

47.5

45.6

44.0

42.7

 

White non-Hispanic, 16 years and older

149,473

156,555

161,193

163,739

7,082

4,638

2,546

0.5

0.3

0.2

75.9

70.1

65.0

60.8

Men

71,962

75,615

78,277

79,631

3,653

2,662

1,354

0.5

0.3

0.2

36.6

33.9

31.6

29.6

Women

77,511

80,940

82,916

84,108

3,429

1,976

1,192

0.4

0.2

0.1

39.4

36.2

33.4

31.3

 

Age of baby-boomers

30 to 48

48 to 58

58 to 68

68 to 78

Footnotes:
  1 The "all other groups" category includes (1) those classified as being of multiple racial origin and (2) the race categories of (2a) American Indian and Alaska Native and (2b) Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders.
Note: Dash indicates no data collected for category. Details may not sum to totals because of rounding.

Source: Employment Projections program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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