The United States Census Bureau provides population statistics for the entire United States, including race statistics. The Census Bureau also has a search engine called QuickFacts that can search for population statistics by state, county, town or ZIP code.
Of the 7.2 billion people alive in the world as of 2014, 4.4 billion live in Asia, 1.1 billion live in Africa, 353.4 million live in North America, 618.1 million live in Latin America and the Caribbean, and 740.7 million live in Europe. An additional 38.6 million people live in Oceania, which encomp
Human race and a person’s ethnicity are often confused with one another. However, there is a big difference between these two. Race deals with the physical characteristics of a person or group of people. These include their bone structure, skin, eye color, and hair. Ethnicity is used in reference to
As of 2014, the United States is made up of 77.4 percent white people, 13.2 percent black or African-American people and 1.2 percent American Indian or Native Alaskan people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Asians make up 5.4 percent of the population, and .02 percent are Pacific Islander or Na
Technically there is only one human race, as humans today are 99.9% genetically identical even though physical appearances differ from one person to another. Most of the genetic differences that do exist are due to gender and unique individual traits.
California is the most populated U.S. state, as of 2013, with 38,332,521 people. Wyoming is the least populated state, with 582,658 people. The second most populated state is Texas, with 26,448,193 people.
The Space Race, a competitive policy between the United States and Soviet Union for spaceflight supremacy lasting from 1955 to 1972, had no real victor. Each nation achieved a number of firsts in spaceflight.
Causes of population increase include quality health care, increased food production, immigration, fight against poverty and lack of family planning. High population increase has negative impacts to the country, including conflicts, environmental degradation, high cost of living and reduction in nat
"Demography" is the name for the social science which concerns itself with studying populations. Specifically, it is the science of the social statistics of populations, such as births, deaths, diseases and marriages.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanic is not a race, and Hispanic people can be of any race. The bureau considers the term "Hispanic" to refer to the lineage, heritage, nationality or country of birth of a person or her parents or ancestors.