US population future is older and more hispanic

Article CAIRCO note: 
Demography is destiny ... unless immigration laws are enforced
Article publisher: 
Next Big Future
Article date: 
15 July 2018
Article category: 
Our American Future
Article Body: 

There will be big demographic milestones for the USA in 2030 and 2035.

* In 2030, all baby boomers will be older than 65. This will expand the size of the older population so that one in every five Americans is projected to be retirement age

* by 2035, older adults will outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history.

* Beginning in 2030, immigration is projected to overtake natural increase (the excess of births over deaths) as the primary driver of population growth for the country.

The US population is projected to cross the 400-million mark in 2058.

The US population level is 328 million in 2018.

The US is adding 1.8 million people per year between 2017 and 2060.

Since 2010, the population has grown by about 2.3 million people per year and it is projected to continue growing by the same annual rate until 2030. However, that rate is expected to fall to 1.8 million per year between 2030 and 2040, and continue falling to 1.5 million per year between 2040 and 2060.

Racial Demographic change...



Texas could have a higher population than California in 2045, Next Big Future, July, 2018.

Demographic Turning Points for the United States: Population Projections for 2020 to 2060
by Jonathan Vespa, David M. Armstrong, and Lauren Medina
U.S. Census Bureau, March 2018