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Indicator 2. Population Projections of Young People

Projections of the population, 0 to age 24, by race/ethnicity and age: 1990 to 2010

______________________________________________________________________________________                       |    Population, in millions                    |Percent change      Race/ethnicity   |_______________________________________________|_______________         and age       |       |       |       |       |       |       | 1992  | 2000                       | 1990  | 1992  | 1995  | 2000  | 2005  | 2010  |  to   |  to                       |       |       |       |       |       |       | 2000  | 2010 ______________________|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______     Total, all ages ...  249.4   254.9   262.8   274.8   286.3   298.1     7.8     8.5  All races, 0 to 24 ...   91.0    92.1    93.6    96.8    99.9   102.1     5.1     5.4   Under 5 ............   18.9    19.5    19.6    18.9    19.0    19.7    (3.0)    4.3   5 to 13 ............   32.0    33.0    34.4    36.1    35.8    35.4     9.2    (1.7)   14 to 17 ...........   13.3    13.7    14.8    15.7    17.0    16.9    15.2     7.5   18 to 24 ...........   26.8    25.9    24.9    26.1    28.1    30.0     0.7    14.9  White, non-Hispanic ..   63.0    63.0    62.8    62.8    62.4    61.3    (0.3)   (2.4)   Under 5 ............   12.7    13.0    12.8    11.7    11.2    11.3    (9.9)   (3.7)   5 to 13 ............   22.2    22.6    23.1    23.3    22.1    20.8     2.9   (10.6)   14 to 17 ...........    9.2     9.4    10.0    10.4    10.8    10.3    11.0    (1.0)   18 to 24 ...........   18.9    18.0    16.9    17.4    18.3    18.9    (3.3)    8.5  Hispanic .............   11.1    11.6    12.4    13.9    15.6    17.3    20.1    24.0   Under 5 ............    2.5     2.6     2.8     3.1     3.3     3.7    15.4    20.6   5 to 13 ............    3.8     4.1     4.5     5.2     5.7     6.2    27.8    18.9   14 to 17 ...........    1.6     1.6     1.8     2.1     2.5     2.7    28.0    28.7   18 to 24 ...........    3.2     3.2     3.2     3.5     4.1     4.7    10.1    31.9  Black, non-Hispanic ..   13.1    13.4    13.8    14.6    15.3    16.1     8.7    10.6   Under 5 ............    2.8     3.0     3.0     3.0     3.1     3.3     0.7    10.0   5 to 13 ............    4.7     4.8     5.1     5.5     5.6     5.7    14.9     3.5   14 to 17 ...........    2.0     2.0     2.2     2.3     2.6     2.6    13.5    15.2   18 to 24 ...........    3.6     3.6     3.5     3.7     4.0     4.4     4.2    18.6  Other, non-Hispanic* .    3.8     4.1     4.6     5.5     6.5     7.4    34.4    34.5   Under 5 ............    0.8     0.9     1.0     1.1     1.3     1.5    30.9    28.7   5 to 13 ............    1.3     1.5     1.7     2.0     2.3     2.7    36.5    33.5   14 to 17 ...........    0.6     0.6     0.7     0.9     1.1     1.2    50.5    36.0   18 to 24 ...........    1.1     1.2     1.2     1.5     1.8     2.0    25.8    39.6 ______________________________________________________________________________________ 
*Primarily includes American Indians, Alaskan Natives, and Asian and Pacific Islanders.

NOTE: Details may not add to totals because of rounding. Percentages are computed on unrounded data.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports, Series P-25, Projections of the Population for the United States: 1992 to 2050.


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