24 Ways To Represent The US Population Distribution Today

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How informed are you about America? Do you know how the US population really is?

Alex Kuzoian realized an amazing research and animation showing what the population of the US look like if the country were a village of just 100 people (therefore you could consider the figures as a percentage).

The following infographics and video could change the idea you currently have about USA and the population distribution in terms of gender, age, ethnicity, religion, pets ownership, annual income, wealth distribution, education, language, immigration status, gadget ownership, political affiliation and participation to the elections. Let’s see them all in details.

 

1. GENDER: 51 women vs 49 men

 

2. AGE: 63 between 18 and 65; 23 under 18; 14 over 65

 

3. RACE/ETHNICITY: 62 White; 17 Hispanic/Latino; 13 Black; 5 Asian; 2 Multiracial; 1 Native American

 

4. IMMIGRANTS: 16

 

5. CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS: 8

 

6. AT LEAST THIRD GENERATION AMERICAN: 76

 

7. LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME: 80 English; 13 Spanish; 1 French; 1 Chinese; 5 other languages

 

8. RELIGION: 71 Christian; 16 nothing; 4 agnostic; 3 Atheist; 2 Jewish; 1 Muslim; 1 Buddhist;  1 Hindu

 

9. CHRISTIANS: 47 Protestants; 20 Catholics; 2 Mormons; 1 Orthodox; 1 Jehovah’s Witness

 

10. RESIDENCE AREA: 80 urban/suburban residents; 20 rural residents

 

11. PETS OWNERS: 56

 

12. CATS OWNERS: 31

 

13. DOGS OWNERS: 37

 

14. CELL PHONES OWNERS: 92

 

15. SMARTPHONE OWNERS: 68

 

16. IPHONE OWNERS: 34

 

17. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS: 86 have it

 

18. BACHELOR’S DEGREES: 29 have it

 

19. ANNUAL INCOME: only 6 earn more than 150,000 US Dollars, while most of the population (17) earn between 50K and 75K USD

 

20. WEALTH DISTRIBUTION: 10 people control 77% of household wealth

 

21. WEALTH DISTRIBUTION: only 1 person controls 42% of household wealth

 

22. POLITICAL AFFILIATION: 42 are independent; 29 are democrat; 26 are republican

 

23. ELECTION PARTICIPATION: 58 voted in the 2012 election

 

24. ELECTION PARTICIPATION: 36 voted in the 2014 election


 


Produced by Alex Kuzoian for Business Insider and based on the following resources:

US Census Bureau
Pew Research Center
American Veterinary Medical Association
Stanford Center on Poverty & Inequality


Did you know the real figures about the US population? Do you think you know them better now?

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