* In 2030, all baby boomers will be older than 65. This will expand the size of the older population so that one in every five Americans is projected to be retirement age
* by 2035, older adults will outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history.
* Beginning in 2030, immigration is projected to overtake natural increase (the excess of births over deaths) as the primary driver of population growth for the country.
The US population is projected to cross the 400-million mark in 2058.
The US population level is 328 million in 2018.
The US is adding 1.8 million people per year between 2017 and 2060.
Since 2010, the population has grown by about 2.3 million people per year and it is projected to continue growing by the same annual rate until 2030. However, that rate is expected to fall to 1.8 million per year between 2030 and 2040, and continue falling to 1.5 million per year between 2040 and 2060.
Racial Demographic change
Hispanics are increasing by about 1 million people per year.
Black and Asians are each adding about 430,000 per year.
The following projection of US state populations likely underestimates Texas population. Texas is projected to reach 30 million people in 2019.
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