Considering the vastness of the topic of American demographics, it is convenient to limit discussions on the subject to the demographic field of American population. American demographics give in-depth estimates of all the major trends of the nation, as well as the regions of the country.
These demographic reports, as already mentioned, cover all the statistical data of the nation’s economy, social customs, religion, ethnicity, race, market, consumption modes, food habits, clothing, homes, population, mortality and fertility rates, and other such records. These reports are based on a given time period. According to the recent demographic report, the population of the United States is 288,368,698, and this report is based on the estimation of the Census Bureau.
This report covers the period through July 2002. American demographics, when it provides such data, also help us to acquire other key information and the status of various developments. One can extract other data by simply implementing various statistical tools. For example, from the above population report of the United States, one can draw the general rate of increase until July 2002 from a particular point of time.
In this case, one can conclude that there is a sharp rise in population by 2.47% simply by getting back to the data of July 2000 which showed the population to be 281,421,906.
The ten most populous cities in America, according to the 2000 census, are:
1. New York City, New York 8,017,078
2. Los Angeles, California 3,703,930
3. Chicago, Illinois 2,895,444
4. Houston, Texas 1,958,258
5. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,513,684
6. Phoenix, Arizona 1,325,715
7. San Diego, California 1,228,196
8. Dallas, Texas 1,190,334
9. San Antonio, Texas 1,154,897
10. San Jose, California 945,000