Census Bureau Offers New Data on Population and Age for African Americans


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New data from the U.S. Census Bureau documents the fact that the U.S. population is getting older but the pace of the aging is significantly different across racial and ethnic groups. The statistics show that between 2010 and 2018, the median age of the U.S. population increased by one year from 37.2 to 38.2. The state with the highest median age is Maine at 44.9 years. In Utah, the median age is 31 years, the lowest in the nation. North Dakota was the only state in the union that had a younger population than was the case in 2010. Demographers believe that young workers and their young famili...