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
The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the median household income in the United States was $53,657 in 2014 and that the country had a Gini index of 0.48, which indicates a medium level of income inequality and is lower than the world's estimated average. While the top 1 percent of households earned le
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
In the United States, data on wealth distribution is most commonly collected through surveys carried out by the U.S. Census Bureau, most prominently the American Community Survey. Population data on income and wealth is also collected through the Survey of Consumer Finances, undertaken by the U.S. F
The 50 states that comprise the United States are Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montan
There are 50 states in the United States of America. The 49th and 50th states added to the Union, Alaska and Hawaii, both achieved statehood in 1959; Alaska became a state in January, and Hawaii in August.
Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, Missouri and Florida are just five of the 50 states that make up the United States of America. With the exception of a few of the eastern states, none of the current 50 states were part of the United States when it first became a nation.
The vertical length of the continental United States is 1,582 miles, using point-to-point, straight-line measurements. There is a total land mass of 3,537,438 square miles, which includes all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The United States covers approximately 3,717,792 square miles. The country is the third largest when it comes to area, behind only Russia and Canada.
The main race and ethnicity categories in the United States are White, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and American Indian or Alaska Native. In the census, citizens indicate Latino and Hispanic origin separately from race, as people of Hispanic origin can be of any ra