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.
Approximately 10 percent of the world's population is left-handed. Notably, although most people use their right hands for performing tasks such as writing, approximately 30 percent of the population is mixed handed, which means that they change their hand preference between tasks.
As of 2012, U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate children between the ages of 10 and 19 make up 13.5 percent of the population. The U.S. Census Bureau groups children age 10 to 14 together and children age 15 to 19 together.
The University of Texas estimates 32 out of 1,000 people are a twin, which translates to 3 percent of the population. As of 2009, approximately one in 30 births results in twins.
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
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, as of 2012, 8.05 percent of the population in the United States ages 25 and older has a master's degree. Another 3.07 percent has gone one step further and has a doctoral or professional degree.
According to a 2012 study by Runners World, Everyday Health, approximately half of one percent of the US population have run a marathon before. This equates to about one out of every 200 people.
As of 2010, about 0.9 percent of the population of the United States identifies as Muslim. Islam is the fourth largest faith in the country following Christianity, Judaism and Buddhism.
Approximately 48.5 percent of the population of the United States receives welfare as of 2012, according to CNSNews. This percentage does not include those who receive veterans' benefits.
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