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Demographic Trends in the West Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism Honolulu, Hawaii August 2, 2011 Jerry Wong U.S. Census Bureau
Population Growth in the West
Population Growth Western States State Numeric Change% Change West63,197,93271,945,5538,747, % Alaska626,932710,23183, % Arizona5,130,6326,392,0171,261, % California33,871,64837,253,9563,382, % Colorado4,301,2615,029,196727, % Hawaii1,211,5371,360,301148, % Idaho1,293,9531,567,582273, % Montana902,195989,41587,2209.7% Nevada1,998,2572,700,551702, % New Mexico1,819,0462,059,179240, % Oregon3,421,3993,831,074409, % Utah2,233,1692,763,885530, % Washington5,894,1216,724,540830, % Wyoming493,782563,62669, %
Population Growth for States by Decade
9 94 Representatives from the West
County Population The most populous county in the nation is located in the West 11 of the top 25 counties are in the West The West contains 26 of the nation’s top 100 most populous counties.
Top Counties Rank County Population 1 Los Angeles County, CA9,818,605 4 Maricopa County, AZ3,817,117 5 San Diego, CA3,095,313 6 Orange, CA3,010, Riverside, CA2,189, San Bernardino, CA2,035, Clark County, NV1,951, King County, WA1,931, Santa Clara County, CA1,781, Alameda County, CA1,510, Sacramento County, CA1,418, Contra Costa County, CA1,049, Salt Lake County, UT1,029,655 11
Top Counties Rank County Population 41 Pima County, AZ980, Honolulu County, HI953, Fresno County, CA930, Kern County, CA839, Ventura County, CA823, San Francisco County, CA805, Pierce County, WA795, Multnomah County, OR735, San Mateo County, CA718, Snohomish County, WA713, San Joaquin County, CA685, Bernalillo County, NM662, El Paso County, CO622,263 12
Pop Population Growth by County
City Population The second most populous city in the nation is located in the West 16 of the nation’s top 50 cities are in the West 4 Western cities gained more than 100,000 people
Top Cities Rank City Population 2 Los Angeles, CA3,792,621 6 Phoenix, AZ1,445,632 8 San Diego, CA1,307, San Jose, CA945, San Francisco, CA805, Denver, CO600, Portland, OR583, Las Vegas, NV583, Albuquerque, NM545, Tucson, AZ520, Fresno, CA494, Sacramento, CA466, Long Beach, CA462, Mesa, AZ439, Colorado Springs, CO416, Oakland, CA390,724 15
Age 1. Which city in the nation has the highest median age? Hint: The city is in the West 2. Which city in the nation has the lowest median age? Hint: The city is in the West
Age Area Population Under 18 Years18 to 64 Years65 Years and OverMedian Age Number% % % U.S.308,745,53874,181, ,296, ,267, REGION Northeast55,317,24012,333, ,179, ,804, Midwest66,927,00116,128, ,776, ,022, South114,555,74427,788, ,873, ,893, West71,945,55317,931, ,467, ,546,
Median Age by State
Median Age for Western States Years
Percent Under Age 18 Population Western States
Percent Older Population
Total Dependency Ratio Total dependency ratio is the number of children (0-17) and older adults (ages 65 and over) per 100 people of working ages (ages 18-64) in the state.
Diversity in the West Total Minority Population The West contains the largest concentration of minorities in the Nation— nearly 34 million. They comprise 47% of the region, the highest percentage of all regions. The West contains nearly 1/3 of the total minority population in the United States.
26 West 47.2% Midwest 22.2% Northeast 31.3% South 40.0%
Minority Population Growth Western States State Numeric Change% Change West26,286,34533,939,1907,652, % Alaska203,144254,91151, % Arizona1,856,3742,696,370839, % California18,054,85822,297,7034,242, % Colorado1,098,3811,508,403410, % Hawaii934,4461,050,958116, % Idaho154,662251,33996, % Montana94,372120,78726, % Nevada695,2561,238,470543, % New Mexico1,005,5511,225,369219, % Oregon563,783825,226261, % Utah328,904542,166213, % Washington1,241,6311,847,736606, % Wyoming54,98379,75224, %
Minority Population by State StateTotal PopulationMinorityPercent West71,945,55333,939, % Alaska 710,231254, % Arizona6,392,0172,696, % California37,253,95622,297, % Colorado5,029,1961,508, % Hawaii1,360,3011,050, % Idaho1,567,582251, % Montana989,415120, % Nevada2,700,5511,238, % New Mexico2,059,1791,225, % Oregon3,831,074825, % Utah2,763,885542, % Washington6,724,5401,847, % Wyoming563,62679, %
Diversity in the West Numeric Change% Change West63,197,93271,945,5538,747, % Hispanic15,340,50320,596,4395,255, % The West has the largest number of Hispanics or Latinos – both in terms of numbers (20,596,439) and in percentage of total population (28.6%) than any region. 41% of all Hispanics in the United States (50,477,594) live in the West. Growth in the Hispanic population (5,255,936) accounted for 60% of the region’s total growth (8,747,621) The Hispanic or Latino Population
Hispanic or Latino Population
Hispanic Population Growth Western States State Numeric Change% Change West15,340,50320,596,4395,255, % Alaska25,852 39,24913, % Arizona1,295,617 1,895,149599, % California10,966,55614,013,7193,047, % Colorado735,6011,038,687303, % Hawaii87,699120,84233, % Idaho101,690175,90174, % Montana18,08128,56510, % Nevada393,970716,501322, % New Mexico765,386953,403188, % Oregon275,314450,062174, % Utah201,559358,340156, % Washington441,509755,790314, % Wyoming31,66950,23118, %
Hispanic Population by State StateTotal PopulationHispanicPercent West71,945,55320,596, % Alaska 710,231 39, % Arizona6,392,017 1,895, % California37,253,95614,013, % Colorado5,029,1961,038, % Hawaii1,360,301120, % Idaho1,567,582175, % Montana989,41528, % Nevada2,700,551716, % New Mexico2,059,179953, % Oregon3,831,074450, % Utah2,763,885358, % Washington6,724,540755, % Wyoming563,62650, %
Diversity in the West Numeric Change% Change West63,197,93271,945,5538,747, % Asian5,003,6116,670,9501,667, % The West has the highest concentration of Asian population – 6,670,950 9.3% of the West’s population is Asian. 46% of the nation’s Asian population of 14,465,124 are residents of the West. Growth in the Asian population (1,667,339) accounted for 19% of the region’s total growth (8,747,621) The Asian Population
The Foreign-Born Population The West contains the largest concentration of the foreign born in the Nation – 13,867,376. They comprise 19% of the region. 36% of all persons in the United States who are foreign born (38,517,234) reside in the West.
Foreign-Born Population by State StateTotal PopulationForeign-BornPercent West71,945,55313,867, % Alaska 710,23148, % Arizona6,392,017925, % California37,253,9569,949, % Colorado5,029,196486, % Hawaii1,360,301224, % Idaho1,567,58297, % Montana989,41519, % Nevada2,700,551506, % New Mexico2,059,179196, % Oregon3,831,074367, % Utah2,763,885218, % Washington6,724,540810, % Wyoming563,62617, % 2009 American Community Survey
Home Ownership 2009 American Community Survey
Median Value Owner-Occupied Housing Units Estimate 2007 Estimate 2008 Estimate 2009 Estimate U.S.$111,800$197,000$201,000$196,700$185,200 Alaska 137, ,800239,300235,200232,900 Arizona 109, ,600245,900228,300187,700 California 198, ,900550,600465,100384,200 Colorado 160, ,800242,000241,200237,800 Hawaii 249, ,500574,600556,600517,600 Idaho 102, ,400184,300183,100171,700 Montana 95, ,400175,900179,800176,300 New Mexico 132, ,200160,800164,400160,900 Nevada 94, ,300322,000270,200207,600 Oregon 145, ,700266,200271,700257,400 Utah 142, ,600226,200235,100224,700 Washington 158, ,700311,200306,800287,200 Wyoming 91, ,400178,300186,700184, American Community Survey
Median Value Owner-Occupied Housing Units
Median Household Income: 2009 ACS Dollars
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