United States Population: 330,234,744

The USA is the second-most populous country in the world after China and India. As per the elaboration of United Nations data, the current population of the USA is 330,234,744.

Largest cities in the USA

The top largest cities in the USA in terms of population are as follows.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
New York City 8,175,133 Detroit 677,116 Omaha 443,885
Los Angeles 3,971,883 Boston 667,137 Miami 441,003
Chicago 2,720,546 Memphis 655,770 Oakland 419,267
Brooklyn 2,300,664 New South Memphis 641,608 Minneapolis 410,939
Houston 2,296,224 Portland 632,309 Tulsa 403,505
Queens 2,272,771 Oklahoma City 631,346 Wichita 389,965
Philadelphia 1,567,442 Las Vegas 623,747 New Orleans 389,617
Phoenix 1,563,025 Baltimore 621,849 Arlington 388,125
Manhattan 1,487,536 Washington, D.C. 601,723 Cleveland 388,072
San Antonio 1,469,845 Milwaukee 600,155 Bakersfield 373,640
San Diego 1,394,928 South Boston 571,281 Honolulu 371,657
The Bronx 1,385,108 Albuquerque 559,121 Tampa 369,075
Dallas 1,300,092 Tucson 531,641 Aurora 359,407
San Jose 1,026,908 Nashville 530,852 Anaheim 350,742
Austin 931,830 Fresno 520,052 West Raleigh 338,759
Jacksonville 868,031 Sacramento 490,712 Santa Ana 335,400
San Francisco 864,816 Kansas City 475,378 Corpus Christi 324,074
Columbus 850,106 Long Beach 474,140 Riverside 322,424
Fort Worth 833,319 Mesa 471,825 St. Louis 315,685
Indianapolis 829,718 Staten Island 468,730 Lexington-Fayette 314,488
Charlotte 827,097 Atlanta 463,878 Stockton 305,658
Seattle 684,451 Colorado Springs 456,568 Pittsburgh 304,391
Denver 682,545 Virginia Beach 452,745
El Paso 681,124 Raleigh 451,066

The United States Population History

The first census was done in the USA in the year 1790, and the data gathered showed a population of less than 4 million people. The current population of the USA has more than 300 million. The population growth rate of the USA has been mostly below 1% in the 20th century and always below 1% in the first two decades of the 21st century.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 33,10,02,651 0.59% 19,37,734 9,54,806 38.3 1.78 36 82.80% 27,39,75,139 4.25% 7,79,47,98,739 3
2019 32,90,64,917 0.60% 19,68,652 9,54,806 37.7 1.85 36 82.50% 27,13,65,914 4.27% 7,71,34,68,100 3
2018 32,70,96,265 0.62% 20,11,509 9,54,806 37.7 1.85 36 82.20% 26,87,86,714 4.29% 7,63,10,91,040 3
2017 32,50,84,756 0.64% 20,68,761 9,54,806 37.7 1.85 36 81.90% 26,62,43,516 4.31% 7,54,78,58,925 3
2016 32,30,15,995 0.67% 21,37,685 9,54,806 37.7 1.85 35 81.70% 26,37,43,312 4.33% 7,46,40,22,049 3
2015 32,08,78,310 0.76% 23,73,367 9,92,343 37.6 1.88 35 81.40% 26,12,87,811 4.35% 7,37,97,97,139 3
2010 30,90,11,475 0.93% 28,03,593 10,85,751 36.9 2.06 34 80.70% 24,92,97,076 4.44% 6,95,68,23,603 3
2005 29,49,93,511 0.93% 26,56,520 10,66,979 36.1 2.04 32 80.00% 23,58,92,407 4.51% 6,54,19,07,027 3
2000 28,17,10,909 1.22% 33,09,433 17,71,991 35.2 2 31 79.10% 22,29,27,913 4.59% 6,14,34,93,823 3
1995 26,51,63,745 1.01% 26,08,687 8,92,751 34 2.03 29 77.40% 20,52,40,402 4.62% 5,74,42,12,979 3
1990 25,21,20,309 0.95% 23,24,097 6,73,371 32.8 1.91 28 75.40% 19,01,56,233 4.73% 5,32,72,31,061 3
1985 24,04,99,825 0.94% 22,04,694 6,76,492 31.4 1.8 26 74.60% 17,94,00,645 4.94% 4,87,09,21,740 3
1980 22,94,76,354 0.93% 20,79,021 7,54,176 30 1.77 25 73.80% 16,94,22,683 5.15% 4,45,80,03,514 3
1975 21,90,81,251 0.90% 19,13,582 5,77,869 29 2.03 24 73.70% 16,14,50,209 5.37% 4,07,94,80,606 3
1970 20,95,13,341 0.96% 19,55,933 3,11,211 28.4 2.54 23 73.60% 15,42,62,109 5.66% 3,70,04,37,046 3
1965 19,97,33,676 1.36% 26,02,621 3,67,146 28.6 3.23 22 71.90% 14,36,24,659 5.98% 3,33,95,83,597 3
1960 18,67,20,571 1.69% 30,07,047 4,24,979 29.7 3.58 20 70.00% 13,07,57,407 6.15% 3,03,49,49,748 3
1955 17,16,85,336 1.57% 25,76,188 1,73,553 30.3 3.31 19 67.20% 11,53,75,863 6.19% 2,77,30,19,936 3

United States Population Forecast

The population of the USA is estimated to increase to 379,419,102 by the middle of the 21st century. The share of the USA in the world population is estimated to drop down from the current 4.25% to 3.90%.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 33,10,02,651 0.62% 20,24,868 9,54,806 38.3 1.78 36 82.80% 27,39,75,139 4.25% 7,79,47,98,739 3
2025 34,03,99,601 0.56% 18,79,390 9,22,456 39.1 1.78 37 84.40% 28,74,21,363 4.16% 8,18,44,37,460 3
2030 34,96,41,876 0.54% 18,48,455 9,82,310 39.9 1.78 38 86.10% 30,10,00,560 4.09% 8,54,84,87,400 3
2035 35,86,90,999 0.51% 18,09,825 10,46,821 40.9 1.78 39 87.50% 31,39,69,203 4.04% 8,88,75,24,213 3
2040 36,65,72,154 0.44% 15,76,231 10,62,465 41.6 1.78 40 88.90% 32,59,49,179 3.98% 9,19,88,47,240 3
2045 37,33,43,348 0.37% 13,54,239 10,73,911 42.2 1.78 41 90.20% 33,69,13,503 3.94% 9,48,18,03,274 3
2050 37,94,19,102 0.32% 12,15,151 42.7 1.78 41 91.50% 34,73,46,215 3.90% 9,73,50,33,990 4

United States Demographics

In terms of age group, the largest share is of people aged 25-54 years who make up 39.1% of the population. The second-largest age group is of 0-14 years old, making up 18.4% of the population.

The share of females with 50.52% in the population is more than that of males with 49.48% share. The sex ratio is 0.98.

United States Religion and Politics

The majority of the population in the USA is comprised of Christians, making up 71% of the population. Adherents of other religions such as Hinduism, Judaism, Islam, and others are also present in smaller numbers in the USA.

The two main political parties which form the backbone of US politics since the civil war are the Democratic Party and the Republican Party.

United States Economy

The US economy is the largest in the world in terms of nominal GDP and net wealth and the second largest in the world in terms of purchasing power parity.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%