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Profile2000

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Profile2000

  1. 1. America at the Dawn of a New Century POPULATION PROFILE OF THE UNITED STATES: 2000
  2. 2. The primary sources for this presentation are: <ul><li>The Decennial Censuses of Population and Housing (Census 2000 and earlier censuses) </li></ul><ul><li>The Current Population Survey (CPS), and </li></ul><ul><li>The Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). </li></ul>
  3. 3. Every state grew during the 1990s, but DC lost population. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 and 1990 census.
  4. 4. In Census 2000, 75 percent of respondents said they were White alone. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000.
  5. 5. Hispanics accounted for 12.5 percent of the U.S. population in 2000. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000.
  6. 6. Between 1990 and 2000, the population aged 45 to 54 swelled 49 percent and those aged 85 and older grew 38 percent. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 and 1990 census.
  7. 7. Women outnumber men two to one in the group aged 85 and older. (Number of men per 100 women by age) Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2000.
  8. 8. Almost one in five adults had some type of disability in 1997 and the likelihood of having a disability increased with age. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Wave 5 (August - November 1997) of the 1996 Panel of the Survey of Income and Program Participation.
  9. 9. Families still dominate American households, but less so than they did 30 years ago. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Surveys, March 1970 and 2000
  10. 10. Since 1993, both families and nonfamilies have seen median household incomes rise. *Family household, no spouse present. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Surveys, March 1994 and 2001
  11. 11. People in Married-couple families have the lowest poverty rates. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2001
  12. 12. The poor of any age are more likely than others to lack health insurance coverage. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2001
  13. 13. The number of elementary and high school students in 2000 fell just short of the all-time high of 49 million reached in 1970. (in millions) Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Surveys, October 1970-2000.
  14. 14. Improvements in educational attainment cross racial and ethnic lines. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2000
  15. 15. The majority of U.S. households have computer access. Source: U.S, Census Bureau, Current Population Surveys, 1997-2000
  16. 16. You can access Census Bureau data through: <ul><li>The Census Bureau’s Web site at www.census.gov. </li></ul><ul><li>The Census Bureau’s Customer Service Center at 301-457-4100. </li></ul><ul><li>State Data Centers: Call 301-457-1305. </li></ul><ul><li>Census Information Centers (For information on specific racial and ethnic groups): Call 301-457-1305. </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Depository Libraries: Call 888-293-6498. </li></ul>

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