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U.S. Population

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In 2010, the U.S. population was more than 308 million, with females comprising 50.8 percent of the total population. Females younger than 18 years accounted for nearly one-quarter of the 157 million U.S. females, while women aged 18–34 years accounted for 22.6 percent, those aged 35–64 years accounted for 39.7 percent, and women aged 65 years and older accounted for 14.6 percent.

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U.S. Female Population, by Age, 2010

Percent of Women:

  • Under 18 Years: 23.1
  • 18-24 Years: 9.6
  • 25-34 Years: 13.0
  • 35-44 Years: 13.1
  • 45-54 Years: 14.6
  • 55-64 Years: 12.0
  • 65 Years and Older: 14.6

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Accessed 3/16/2012.

U.S. Female Population, by Age and Sex, 2010
Age Group Number in Thousands
Female Male
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Accessed 3/16/2012.
Total 156,964 151,781
Under 18 Years 36,236 37,945
18-24 Years 15,010 15,662
25-34 Years 20,432 20,632
35-44 Years 20,635 20,436
45-54 Years 22,864 22,142
55-64 Years 18,882 17,601
65 Years and Older 22,905 17,363