Estados unidos. analisis edad y sexo de la poblacion al 2010

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Age and Sex Composition: 2010
2010 Census Briefs

Issued May 2011

C2010BR-03

INTRODUCTION

Focusing on a population’s Reproduction of the Questions on Sex, Age, age and sex composition is and Date of Birth From the 2010 Census one of the most basic ways to understand population change over time. Since Census 2000, the population has continued to grow older, with many states reaching amedian age over 40 years. At the same Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census questionnaire. time, increases in the number of men at older ages are first 2010 Census data products to be apparent. Understanding a population’s released.1 age and sex composition yields insights into changing phenomena and highlights SEX AND AGE QUESTIONS future social and economic challenges. Data on the sex and agecomposition of the United States and your community are This report describes the age and sex derived from the 2010 Census questions composition of the United States in 2010. on sex, age, and date of birth (Figure 1). It is part of a series that provides an overview of the population and housing data collected from the 2010 Census. It highlights analysis of age and sex at the national level, aswell as for regions, states, and counties and for places with populations of 100,000 or more. A comparison with Census 2000 data is also provided, showing the changes in age and sex composition that have taken place over the last 10 years. This report also provides information about how age and sex data were collected in the 2010 Census. The data for this report are based on the 2010 Census SummaryFile 1, which is among the The sex question remains unchanged from the previous census. Information on the sex of individuals is one of the few items obtained in the original 1790 Census and in every census since. As with sex, information on age has been collected since 1790. The 2010 Census age data were derived from a two-part question. The first part asked for the age of the person, and thesecond part asked for the date of birth. The question is
1 The 2010 Census Summary File 1 (SF1) contains data on age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, group quarters, relationship, tenure, and households at a variety of geographic levels down to the block level. For a detailed schedule of 2010 Census products and release dates, visit .

Figure 1.

By Lindsay M. Howden and Julie A. Meyer

U.S.Department of Commerce
Economics and Statistics Administration
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

Table 1.

Population by Sex and Selected Age Groups: 2000 and 2010
(For information on confidentiality protection, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/doc/sf1.pdf) Sex and selected age groups Total population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SEX Male . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Female . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SELECTED AGE GROUPS Under 18 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Under 5 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 to 17 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 to 44 years . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 to 24 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 to 44 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 to 64 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 years and over 18 years and over 21 years and over 62 yearsand over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Number 281,421,906 138,053,563 143,368,343 72,293,812 19,175,798 53,118,014 112,183,705 27,143,454 85,040,251 61,952,636 34,991,753 217,149,127 209,128,094 196,899,193 41,256,029...
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