Age and Sex in the South (Region)

Age Structure#1

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1 Gray areas represent percentile bands from the regions.
Scope: population of the United States, the South, and other regions
South
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0.0%0.5%1.0%Count%85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-42,059,0192.06M1.719%1.72%2,150,2262.15M1.796%1.80%3,038,6233.04M2.537%2.54%4,259,2554.26M3.557%3.56%3,300,0713.30M2.756%2.76%2,543,3652.54M2.124%2.12%4,026,1374.03M3.362%3.36%2,896,8792.90M2.419%2.42%7,815,1327.82M6.526%6.53%8,293,8738.29M6.926%6.93%7,913,2277.91M6.608%6.61%7,838,7287.84M6.546%6.55%7,602,2287.60M6.348%6.35%8,022,4968.02M6.699%6.70%8,220,1458.22M6.864%6.86%4,921,9414.92M4.110%4.11%1,741,3851.74M1.454%1.45%1,780,6531.78M1.487%1.49%3,232,5973.23M2.699%2.70%4,724,7764.72M3.945%3.95%7,876,6887.88M6.577%6.58%7,869,8937.87M6.572%6.57%7,628,3867.63M6.370%6.37%

Age and Sex#2

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1
Scope: population of the United States and the South
Female Male
United States
South
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0.5%0.0%0.5%Count%Senior2Older Adult3Younger Adult4College5Children6-0.177150%-0.048153%-0.177049%-0.048590%-0.225303%0.23%0.177150%0.177049%0.177150%0.18%17,350,55917.4M14.488%14.5%-0.629465%-0.036507%-0.639439%-0.027509%-0.665971%0.67%0.629465%0.639439%0.629465%0.63%38,783,97638.8M32.386%32.4%-0.666918%-0.662794%-0.666918%0.67%0.666918%0.000677%0.662794%0.011473%0.667595%0.67%28,766,81028.8M24.021%24.0%-0.684674%-0.690098%-0.684674%0.68%0.684674%0.040737%0.690098%0.036916%0.725412%0.73%6,754,6356.75M5.640%5.64%-0.638448%-0.627873%-0.638448%0.64%0.638448%0.026672%0.627873%0.028032%0.665120%0.67%28,099,74328.1M23.464%23.5%

Detailed Age and Sex#3

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1
Scope: population of the United States and the South
Female Male
United States
South
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
0.5%0.0%0.5%Count%85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-4-0.036637%-0.034186%-0.040405%-0.038024%-0.070823%0.07%0.036637%0.040405%0.036637%0.04%2,059,0192.06M1.719%1.72%-0.148162%-0.062778%-0.151220%-0.063891%-0.210940%0.21%0.148162%0.151220%0.148162%0.15%2,150,2262.15M1.796%1.80%-0.224991%-0.057488%-0.220748%-0.056595%-0.282479%0.28%0.224991%0.220748%0.224991%0.22%3,038,6233.04M2.537%2.54%-0.326596%-0.058132%-0.319204%-0.054701%-0.384728%0.38%0.326596%0.319204%0.326596%0.33%4,259,2554.26M3.557%3.56%-0.431073%-0.056411%-0.421958%-0.052156%-0.487483%0.49%0.431073%0.421958%0.431073%0.43%3,300,0713.30M2.756%2.76%-0.499618%-0.062660%-0.502773%-0.054229%-0.562279%0.56%0.499618%0.502773%0.499618%0.50%2,543,3652.54M2.124%2.12%-0.527693%-0.065266%-0.541468%-0.051993%-0.592959%0.59%0.527693%0.541468%0.527693%0.53%4,026,1374.03M3.362%3.36%-0.575112%-0.059271%-0.599140%-0.045449%-0.634383%0.63%0.575112%0.599140%0.575112%0.58%2,896,8792.90M2.419%2.42%-0.627513%-0.050152%-0.647813%-0.041116%-0.677665%0.68%0.627513%0.647813%0.627513%0.63%7,815,1327.82M6.526%6.53%-0.675951%-0.033229%-0.688902%-0.025961%-0.709180%0.71%0.675951%0.688902%0.675951%0.68%8,293,8738.29M6.926%6.93%-0.650131%-0.021299%-0.655595%-0.013619%-0.671430%0.67%0.650131%0.655595%0.650131%0.65%7,913,2277.91M6.608%6.61%-0.647067%-0.014986%-0.640349%-0.007471%-0.662053%0.66%0.647067%0.640349%0.647067%0.65%7,838,7287.84M6.546%6.55%-0.627362%-0.014898%-0.626779%-0.004019%-0.642260%0.64%0.627362%0.626779%0.627362%0.63%7,602,2287.60M6.348%6.35%-0.667309%-0.005192%-0.669173%-0.672501%0.67%0.667309%0.669173%0.005514%0.667309%0.67%8,022,4968.02M6.699%6.70%-0.682732%-0.680581%-0.682732%0.68%0.682732%0.007354%0.680581%0.019624%0.690086%0.69%8,220,1458.22M6.864%6.86%-0.672353%-0.675846%-0.672353%0.67%0.672353%0.025289%0.675846%0.033642%0.697642%0.70%4,921,9414.92M4.110%4.11%-0.704426%-0.709599%-0.704426%0.70%0.704426%0.045263%0.709599%0.039633%0.749689%0.75%1,741,3851.74M1.454%1.45%-0.721606%-0.721323%-0.721606%0.72%0.721606%0.043693%0.721323%0.040945%0.765299%0.77%1,780,6531.78M1.487%1.49%-0.656333%-0.664734%-0.656333%0.66%0.656333%0.036997%0.664734%0.033543%0.693330%0.69%3,232,5973.23M2.699%2.70%-0.643635%-0.642594%-0.643635%0.64%0.643635%0.027845%0.642594%0.030383%0.671480%0.67%4,724,7764.72M3.945%3.95%-0.644817%-0.635182%-0.644817%0.64%0.644817%0.025824%0.635182%0.027016%0.670642%0.67%7,876,6887.88M6.577%6.58%-0.643718%-0.629799%-0.643718%0.64%0.643718%0.026889%0.629799%0.027976%0.670607%0.67%7,869,8937.87M6.572%6.57%-0.623697%-0.609806%-0.623697%0.62%0.623697%0.026597%0.609806%0.027693%0.650294%0.65%7,628,3867.63M6.370%6.37%

Detailed Sex Ratio#4

Percentage more males or females in selected age cohorts.
Scope: population of the United States and the South
More Females More Males
United States
South
50%0%M:FFM85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-4-93.311728%-94.107784%-93.311728%93.3%0.5170.5265.907%65.9%34.093%34.1%-42.371292%-42.250155%-42.371292%42.4%0.7020.7058.741%58.7%41.259%41.3%-25.550995%-25.637895%-25.550995%25.6%0.7960.8055.664%55.7%44.336%44.3%-17.799310%-17.136703%-17.799310%17.8%0.8490.8554.086%54.1%45.914%45.9%-13.086111%-12.360556%-13.086111%13.1%0.8840.8853.071%53.1%46.929%46.9%-12.541669%-10.786056%-12.541669%12.5%0.8890.8952.950%53.0%47.050%47.0%-12.368151%-9.602216%-12.368151%12.4%0.8900.8952.912%52.9%47.088%47.1%-10.306005%-7.585728%-10.306005%10.3%0.9070.9152.450%52.5%47.550%47.5%-7.992195%-6.346862%-7.992195%8.0%0.9260.9351.921%51.9%48.079%48.1%-4.915857%-3.768485%-4.915857%4.9%0.9530.9551.199%51.2%48.801%48.8%-3.276033%-2.077397%-3.276033%3.3%0.9680.9750.806%50.8%49.194%49.2%-2.315965%-1.166734%-2.315965%2.3%0.9770.9850.572%50.6%49.428%49.4%-2.374650%-0.641232%-2.374650%2.4%0.9770.9850.587%50.6%49.413%49.4%-0.778086%-0.778086%0.8%0.824044%0.9920.9950.194%50.2%49.806%49.8%1.077163%2.883352%1.077163%1.1%1.0111.0149.732%49.7%50.268%50.3%3.761266%4.977745%3.761266%3.8%1.0381.0449.077%49.1%50.923%50.9%6.425515%5.585264%6.425515%6.4%1.0641.0648.444%48.4%51.556%51.6%6.054985%5.676433%6.054985%6.1%1.0611.0648.531%48.5%51.469%51.5%5.636857%5.046055%5.636857%5.6%1.0561.0648.629%48.6%51.371%51.4%4.326213%4.728170%4.326213%4.3%1.0431.0448.941%48.9%51.059%51.1%4.004891%4.253238%4.004891%4.0%1.0401.0449.018%49.0%50.982%51.0%4.177179%4.441989%4.177179%4.2%1.0421.0448.977%49.0%51.023%51.0%4.264434%4.541243%4.264434%4.3%1.0431.0448.956%49.0%51.044%51.0%

Map of Age Cohorts by State in the South

Children Age Cohorts by State#5

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
17.4%19.2%21.0%22.8%24.6%26.5%

College Age Cohorts by State#6

Percentage of population aged 18 to 21 (%):
5.07%5.47%5.86%6.25%6.64%7.03%

20s Age Cohorts by State#7

Percentage of population aged 22 to 29 (%):
9.6%11.2%12.7%14.2%15.7%17.2%

30s Age Cohorts by State#8

Percentage of population aged 30 to 39 (%):
11.9%13.2%14.5%15.8%17.1%18.5%

40s Age Cohorts by State#9

Percentage of population aged 40 to 49 (%):
12.11%12.47%12.83%13.19%13.55%13.91%

50s Age Cohorts by State#10

Percentage of population aged 50 to 59 (%):
11.3%12.0%12.6%13.3%13.9%14.6%

60s Age Cohorts by State#11

Percentage of population aged 60 to 69 (%):
8.6%9.6%10.5%11.4%12.3%13.2%

70s Age Cohorts by State#12

Percentage of population aged 70 to 79 (%):
4.7%5.4%6.1%6.8%7.4%8.2%

80+ Age Cohorts by State#13

Percentage of population aged 80 and older (%):
2.66%3.16%3.65%4.13%4.62%5.12%
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Age Cohorts by Place in the South

There are 9,692 places in the South. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the South, and the United States. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 188,973.

Children by Place#14

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
Scope: population of the South, selected places in the South, and entities that contain the South
0%10%20%30%Count#LaredoFort WorthGarlandEl PasoAmarilloIrvingArlingtonOklahoma CitySan AntonioDallasHoustonMemphisCorpus ChristiShreveportTulsaColumbusCharlotteChesapeakeWinston-SalemPlanoFayettevilleLittle RockAugusta-Richmond County consolidated government (balance)Augusta-Richmon…MontgomerySouthLubbockJacksonvilleUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesLouisvilleVirginia BeachVirginia BchDurhamMobileGreensboroTampaRaleighOrlandoNashville-DavidsonAustinHuntsvilleLexington-FayetteBaltimoreBaton RougeBirminghamNew OrleansNorfolkAtlantaRichmondSt. PetersburgMiamiHialeahWashingtonArlington33.975309%33.975309%34.0%85,50685.5k128.577574%28.577574%28.6%233,173233k228.267110%28.267110%28.3%66,37466.4k327.481425%27.481425%27.5%186,340186k427.161006%27.161006%27.2%53,66253.7k527.090292%27.090292%27.1%62,85362.9k626.113118%26.113118%26.1%100,248100k725.770022%25.770022%25.8%159,778160k825.703473%25.703473%25.7%369,965370k925.650464%25.650464%25.7%327,924328k1025.319180%25.319180%25.3%567,297567k1125.310548%25.310548%25.3%166,001166k1225.160131%25.160131%25.2%80,52580.5k1324.830917%24.830917%24.8%49,30749.3k1424.623036%24.623036%24.6%98,46998.5k1524.614209%24.614209%24.6%49,30349.3k1624.540635%24.540635%24.5%198,493198k1724.525074%24.525074%24.5%57,19157.2k1824.230314%24.230314%24.2%57,78357.8k1924.125365%24.125365%24.1%67,33167.3k2024.122846%24.122846%24.1%49,13149.1k2123.713823%23.713823%23.7%46,86846.9k2223.682312%23.682312%23.7%46,60346.6k2323.648478%23.648478%23.6%47,70347.7k2423.464217%23.464217%23.5%28,099,74328.1M23.453316%23.453316%23.5%57,34557.3k2523.157634%23.157634%23.2%198,372198k2623.108006%23.108006%23.1%73,612,43873.6M22.928906%22.928906%22.9%140,227140k2722.855339%22.855339%22.9%102,788103k2822.466943%22.466943%22.5%56,56356.6k2922.338256%22.338256%22.3%43,27343.3k3022.119450%22.119450%22.1%62,41662.4k3121.979545%21.979545%22.0%79,45179.5k3221.865242%21.865242%21.9%96,49796.5k3321.667945%21.667945%21.7%57,05357.1k3421.537938%21.537938%21.5%138,655139k3521.399702%21.399702%21.4%194,262194k3621.288756%21.288756%21.3%40,23040.2k3721.168174%21.168174%21.2%65,94565.9k3821.123671%21.123671%21.1%131,178131k3920.867185%20.867185%20.9%47,72247.7k4020.614902%20.614902%20.6%43,79143.8k4120.554317%20.554317%20.6%78,70778.7k4220.225945%20.225945%20.2%49,70049.7k4318.722638%18.722638%18.7%85,44685.4k4418.213062%18.213062%18.2%39,48139.5k4518.176548%18.176548%18.2%46,09346.1k4617.996773%17.996773%18.0%77,85877.9k4717.486186%17.486186%17.5%41,20241.2k4817.402645%17.402645%17.4%114,685115k4917.049254%17.049254%17.0%38,54738.5k50

Age Cohorts by Metro Area in the South

There are 381 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within the South (371 fully and 10 partially). This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the South, and the United States. The least populous of the compared metro areas has a population of 445,227.

Children by Metro Area#23

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
Scope: population of the South, selected metro areas in the South, and entities that contain the South
0%10%20%30%Count#McAllen, Edinburg, and Mission Metro AreaMcAllen AreaEl Paso Metro AreaEl Paso AreaHouston, The Woodlands, and Sugar Land Metro AreaHouston AreaDallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington Metro AreaDallas AreaFayetteville, Springdale, and Rogers Metro AreaFayettevilleSan Antonio and New Braunfels Metro AreaSan AntonioMemphis Metro AreaMemphis AreaAtlanta, Sandy Springs, and Roswell Metro AreaAtlanta AreaCorpus Christi Metro AreaCorpus ChristiTulsa Metro AreaTulsa AreaRaleigh Metro AreaRaleigh AreaLafayette Metro AreaLafayetteOklahoma City Metro AreaOklahoma CityJackson Metro AreaJackson AreaCharlotte, Concord, and Gastonia Metro AreaCharlotteShreveport and Bossier City Metro AreaShreveportAustin and Round Rock Metro AreaAustin AreaCincinnati Metro AreaCincinnatiLittle Rock, North Little Rock, and Conway Metro AreaLittle RockBaton Rouge Metro AreaBaton RougeAugusta and Richmond County Metro AreaAugusta AreaNashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, and Franklin Metro AreaNashvilleSouthBirmingham and Hoover Metro AreaBirminghamWashington, Arlington, and Alexandria Metro AreaWashingtonUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesLouisville and Jefferson County Metro AreaLouisvilleWinston and Salem Metro AreaWinston AreaGreenville, Anderson, and Mauldin Metro AreaGreenvilleJacksonville Metro AreaJacksonvilleLakeland and Winter Haven Metro AreaLakeland AreaGreensboro and High Point Metro AreaGreensboroNew Orleans and Metairie Metro AreaNew OrleansColumbia Metro AreaColumbia AreaVirginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News Metro AreaVirginia BeachOrlando, Kissimmee, and Sanford Metro AreaOrlando AreaCharleston and North Charleston Metro AreaCharlestonPhiladelphia, Camden, and Wilmington Metro AreaPhiladelphiaLexington and Fayette Metro AreaLexingtonBaltimore, Columbia, and Towson Metro AreaBaltimoreRichmond Metro AreaRichmond AreaChattanooga Metro AreaChattanoogaPensacola, Ferry Pass, and Brent Metro AreaPensacolaDurham and Chapel Hill Metro AreaDurham AreaKnoxville Metro AreaKnoxvilleMiami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach Metro AreaMiami AreaTampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater Metro AreaTampa AreaPort St. Lucie Metro AreaPort St. LuciePalm Bay, Melbourne, and Titusville Metro AreaPalm Bay AreaCape Coral and Fort Myers Metro AreaCape CoralDeltona, Daytona Beach, and Ormond Beach Metro AreaDeltona AreaNorth Port, Sarasota, and Bradenton Metro AreaNorth Port33.733735%33.733735%33.7%279,428279k128.414368%28.414368%28.4%237,849238k227.086434%27.086434%27.1%1,755,9031.76M326.806756%26.806756%26.8%1,864,9791.86M426.081621%26.081621%26.1%131,358131k525.891324%25.891324%25.9%603,875604k625.542909%25.542909%25.5%342,617343k725.432170%25.432170%25.4%1,427,4511.43M825.210802%25.210802%25.2%112,718113k925.115933%25.115933%25.1%243,776244k1025.107420%25.107420%25.1%312,266312k1125.107274%25.107274%25.1%121,530122k1224.936597%24.936597%24.9%333,421333k1324.887432%24.887432%24.9%143,873144k1424.624090%24.624090%24.6%586,337586k1524.494921%24.494921%24.5%109,058109k1624.241293%24.241293%24.2%470,915471k1724.102571%24.102571%24.1%517,340517k1823.991196%23.991196%24.0%174,505175k1923.894251%23.894251%23.9%197,048197k2023.777190%23.777190%23.8%139,088139k2123.747639%23.747639%23.7%426,168426k2223.464217%23.464217%23.5%28,099,74328.1M23.326111%23.326111%23.3%266,223266k2323.321271%23.321271%23.3%1,402,0171.40M2423.108006%23.108006%23.1%73,612,43873.6M23.063133%23.063133%23.1%292,798293k2523.021163%23.021163%23.0%150,694151k2622.857932%22.857932%22.9%197,050197k2722.848865%22.848865%22.8%325,390325k2822.705354%22.705354%22.7%144,790145k2922.695132%22.695132%22.7%169,374169k3022.615531%22.615531%22.6%282,750283k3122.608577%22.608577%22.6%180,995181k3222.558078%22.558078%22.6%386,742387k3322.460391%22.460391%22.5%522,992523k3422.420912%22.420912%22.4%163,285163k3522.339175%22.339175%22.3%1,351,0111.35M3622.306454%22.306454%22.3%110,460110k3722.259125%22.259125%22.3%618,998619k3822.229482%22.229482%22.2%279,682280k3921.650365%21.650365%21.7%117,891118k4021.519314%21.519314%21.5%101,889102k4121.317333%21.317333%21.3%115,625116k4221.061449%21.061449%21.1%180,520181k4320.689680%20.689680%20.7%1,226,2681.23M4420.503915%20.503915%20.5%600,296600k4519.493965%19.493965%19.5%87,08587.1k4618.762652%18.762652%18.8%105,199105k4718.611686%18.611686%18.6%126,740127k4818.066294%18.066294%18.1%110,877111k4917.070834%17.070834%17.1%128,274128k50