Data Analysis: U.S. Population

Data Analysis: U.S. Population

Cost Of Living Increases

The U.S. cost of living increase or adjustment in 2018 was 2.8%. Official data from 2007 to 2019 has been provided on Column B rows 3-15 of the attached spreadsheet.

  • The cost of living increase in 2007 was 2.3%.
  • In 2008, it rose to 5.8%, which is the highest point between 2007 to 2019.
  • It was 0.00% in 2009, 2010, and 2015.
  • The 2019 cost of living increase is 1.6%.

On-Screen Time

In 2019, American’s spent an average of 10 hours and 10 minutes per day on screens or digital devices. Details regarding time spent on screens or digital devices between 2007-2019 have been provided in the attached spreadsheet as well as below.

Average Time Spent In The US On Screen or Digital Devices

Single Parent Households- United States

The number of single parent households in the US was calculated to be 19.48 million in 2007 and 21.84 million in 2018.

US Single Parent Households

  • In 2007, there were 5.06 million single male parent households while there were 14.42 million single female parent households
  • In 2008, there were 5.1 million single male parent households while there were 14.4 million single female parent households.
  • In 2009, there were 5.25 million single male parent households while there were 14.48 million single female parent households.
  • In 2010, there were 5.58 million single male parent households while there were 14.84 million single female parent households.
  • In 2011, there were 5.65 million single male parent households while there were 15.24 million single female parent households.
  • In 2012, there were 5.89 million single male parent households while there were 15.67 million single female parent households.
  • In 2013, there were 6.23 million single male parent households while there were 15.47 million single female parent households.
  • In 2014, there were 6.3 million single male parent households while there were 15.42 million single female parent households.
  • In 2015, there were 6.16 million single male parent households while there were 15.54 million single female parent households.
  • In 2016, there were 6.31 million single male parent households while there were 15.62 million single female parent households.
  • In 2017, there were 6.45 million single male parent households while there were 15.57 million single female parent households.
  • In 2018, there were 6.42 million single male parent households while there were 15.42 million single female parent households.

Job Turnover Rates

The national turnover rate in 2007 was 12.3% while in 2018 it was 19.3%. The turnover rate in the US from 2007-2019 can be found in Column E, Rows 3-15 of the attached spreadsheet.

Findings

Average US Household Income

The U.S. average household income in 2018 was $61,937. The average household income in the United States from 2007-2019 has been entered in column F, rows 3-15 of the attached spreadsheet. 

  • The average household income in 2007 was $58,149.
  • The average household income in 2010 was $54,245.
  • The United States median household income in the year 2017 was $61,372, an increase of 1.8 percent from the 2016.
  • The U.S. average household income in 2018 was $61,937
  • In June 2019, the U. S average household income was $64,430.

Average Hours Worked Per Day

Statistics on the average hours worked per day in the United States from 2007-2019 are entered in the attached spreadsheet Column G, Rows 3-15. Below is a brief overview of our findings.

Average Hours Worked per Day

Senior Population

The seniors (65+) population in the United States from 2007-2019, vary from 37.9 million in 2007 to 55.6 million, this implies an increase of 17.7 million of seniors since 2007. The amount of older people in the United States is increasing quickly, with an interesting fact, the older women population is larger than the older men population. More detailed information can be found in the spreadsheet attached.

Number of Seniors in the United States in 2007-2013

  • The total number of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2007 was 37.9 million. 21.9 million older women and 16.0 million older men.
  • The total number of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2008 was 38.9 million. 22.4 million older women and 16.5 million older men.
  • The total number of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2009 was 39.6 million. 22.7 million older women and 16.8 million older men.
  • The total number of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2010 was 40.4 million. 23.0 million older women and 17.5 million older men.
  • The total number of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2011 was 41.4 million. 23.4 million older women and 17.9 million older men.
  • The total number of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2012 was 43.1 million. 24.3 million older women and 18.8 million older men.
  • The total number of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2013 was 44.7 million. 25.1 million older women and 19.6 million older men.

Number of Seniors in the United States in 2014-2019

  • The total number of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2014 was 46.2 million. 25.9 million older women and 20.4 million older men.
  • The total number of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2015 was 47.8 million. 26.7 million older women and 21.1 million older men.
  • The total number of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2016 was 49.2 million. 27.5 million older women and 21.8 million older men.
  • The total number of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2017 was 50.9 million. 28.3 million older women and 22.6 million older men.
  • The total number of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2018 was 52.3 million, according to the Population Reference Bureau and US Census Bureau organism.
  • The calculation of seniors (65+) in the United States in 2019 is 55.6 million, according to the US Census Bureau organism.

Cost Of Healthcare- US

The 2019 average cost of healthcare per capita in the U.S. is $11,559. Official data from 2007 to 2019 has been provided on Column I, rows 3-15 of the attached spreadsheet.

Summary of Findings

  • The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reported that the National Health Expenditure (NHE) per capita in 2017 was $10,739.
  • The U.S. CMS cited a publication by Health Affairs, corroborated by the Health System Tracker, which reported that the U.S. NHE per capita was $9,128 in 2013.
  • Health Affairs also revealed that the NHE per capita was $11,559 in 2019.
  • In 2007, the U.S. NHE per capita was $7,627.

Data Analysis- Project Graph

Data Analysis and line graphs have been provided for job turnover rates, average household income, number of hours worker per day, senior population, cost of living increases, time spent on digital devices, the number of single parent households, and the average cost of healthcare for 2007-2019. They may be viewed in the attached spreadsheet with a tab for each graph.

Line Graphs

  • Job turnover rates may be viewed here.
  • Average household income may be viewed here.
  • The number of hours worked per day may be viewed here.
  • The senior population may be viewed here.
  • The average cost of healthcare may be viewed here.
  • Cost of living increases may be viewed here.
  • The time spent on digital devices per day may be viewed here.
  • The number of single parent households may be viewed here.

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