American Culture

Population Statistics

The United States

Population

323,995,528

[July 2016 est.]

Language

English 79.0%
Spanish 13.0%
Other Indo-European languages 3.7%
Asian and Pacific Island languages 3.4%
Other 1.0%

[2015 est.]

Data represent the language spoken at home.

Religion

Protestant Christianity 46.5%
Catholic Christianity 20.8%
No Religion 22.8%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Mormonism] 1.6%
Judaism 1.9%
Christianity [undefined] 1.7%
Other 4.7%

[2014 est.]

Ethnicity

White 72.4%
Black or African American 12.6%
Asian 4.8%
Native American or Alaskan Native 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%
Latino or Hispanic 16.3%

[2010 est.]

The category of "Hispanic or Latino" is considered by the U.S. Census Bureau to be separate from categories as people of this origin may be of any or group white, black, Asian, etc..

Cultural Dimensions

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Australians with American Ancestry

66,556
[Census, 2016]

Americans in Australia

Population

86,125

[Census, 2016]

This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in the United States.

Median Age

38 
[Census, 2016]

Gender

Male 48.9%
Female 51.1%

[Census, 2016]

Religion

No Religion 40.0%
Catholic Christianity 17.0%
Anglican Christianity 5.6%
Christianity [undefined] 5.6%
Baptist Christianity 4.2%
Other Religion 21.6%
Not Stated 5.2%

[Census, 2016]

Ancestry

American 18.3%
English 16.9%
Irish 10.9%
German 9.9%
Other Ancestry 44.0%

[Census, 2016]

Language Spoken at Home

English 90.0%
Spanish 1.7%
Mandarin 0.9%
Arabic 0.5%
Other 6.3%

Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 94.0% speak English fluently.

[Census, 2016]

Diaspora

New South Wales 34.9%
Victoria 22.9%
Queensland 19.8%
Western Australia 10.8%
Other 11.6%

[Census, 2016]

Arrival to Australia

Prior to 2007 56.2%
2007 - 2011 16.8%
2012 - 2016 23.7%

[Census, 2016]

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