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United States Population 2023

The United States of America (USA) or the Unites States is a country located in North America. It’s the world’s third-largest country by total area &  also the third most populous country in the world.

According to the US Census 2020, the population of the United States in 2020 is 331,449,281 (331 million) and as per UN World Population Prospects 2022, The estimated  population of the United States in 2023 is 339,996,563 (34 Crore or 340 million)

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United States Demography

The United States has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 0.59%. Its population is equivalent to 4.25% of the total world population. The total Land Area of the United States is 9,147,593 sq. km (3,531,905 sq. mi) & the Population Density of the United States is 36 per Km2 (94 people per sq. mi).

USA2022 Population
Total Population

338,289,857 

Global Rank3rd
Share of World Pop.4.25%
Land Area  9,147,593 sq. km (3,531,905 sq. mi)
Area Rank3rd

Density

36 person/sq. km (94 per sq. mi)

Fertility Rate1.78
Infant mortality rate5.7
Median Age 38.3 Years
Life Expectancy 77.8 year
Urban Population 83 %

Religion in the United States

The United States has the world’s largest Christian population. Christianity with 70.60% followers is the largest religion in the United States. Among Christians Protestant Churches (46.6%) have the most adherents followed by Roman Catholics (20.8%), Mormons (1.6%), Orthodox Christians (0.5%), Jehovah’s Witnesses (0.8%), and other Christians.

Non-Christian Faith has 5.9% adherents and includes Jewish, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddism are the main minority religions. And the remaining 22.80% of people don’t affiliate with any religion, they mean agnostic, atheist, or nothing in particular.

Religion Percentage in US

Christians70.60%
– Protestant 46.6
– Roman Catholic20.8
– Mormon1.60%
– Orthodox Christian0.50%
– Jehovah’s Witness0.80%
– Other Christians0.40%
  
Non- Christian Faiths5.90%
– Jewish1.90%
– Muslim 0.90%
– Hindu0.70%
– Buddhist0.70%
– Other religions0.30%
– Other Faiths1.50%
  
Unaffiliated22.80%
– Atheist3.10%
– Agnostic4%
– Nothing15.80%
– Don’t Know0.60%

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Top US Cities by Population

More than 300 Cities in the United States have populations above 100,000. Only 10 cities have a million plus population. New York with 8.8 million inhabitants, is the most populated city followed by Los Angels and Chicago.

#CityStatesPop. 2020
1New YorkNew York8,804,190
2Los AngelesCalifornia3,898,747
3ChicagoIllinois2,746,388
4HoustonTexas2,304,580
5PhoenixArizona1,608,139
6PhiladelphiaPennsylvania1,603,797
7San AntonioTexas1,434,625
8San DiegoCalifornia1,386,932
9DallasTexas1,304,379
10San JoseCalifornia1,013,240

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Source: US Census 2020

Indian Population in United States

As per the Ministry of External Affairs report 2018, there are 4,460,000 (44.60 Lakhs) Indians residing in the United States. 

  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) – 3,180,000 ( 31.80 Lakhs)
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) – 1,280,000 (12.80 Lakhs)

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