The 2015/2020 U.S. Esri Updated Demographic data is now available across the ArcGIS platform. Here are some interesting trends that it reveals:
- The 2015 U.S. population is 318,536,439, an increase of 3.2% since 2010.
- Population growth in the South continues to outpace growth in the rest of the US, 4.6% since 2010, compared to 3.8% in the West, 1.5% in the Northeast and 1.4% in the Midwest.
- The country is becoming more diverse. The Hispanic population now accounts for 17.6% of the total population and is expected to increase to 19% by 2020.