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SOURCES: American Community Survey 2004 ; Wikipedia: Christianity in the United States; StateMaster Research Team; US Citizenship and Immigration Services, field report, 2000.; Am...
Age Dependency Ratio 56.9 [40th of 51]
Christianity > Demographics > % Christian 68% [12th of 51]
Christianity > Demographics > All Evangelical /1000 124.5 [21st of 50]
Christianity > Demographics > All Mainline /1000 63.6 [39th of 50]
Christianity > Demographics > All Orthodox /1000 9.7 [3rd of 51]
Christianity > Demographics > Roman Catholic /1000 487.1 [2nd of 51]
Demonym (name of state resident) Bay Stater
Estimated number of Illegal Immigrants 87,000 [15th of 43]
    Estimated number of Illegal Immigrants (per capita) 1.36 per 100 people [20th of 43]
Median Age 38.1 [11th of 51]
Percent of Children With All Parents in the Labor Force 63.7 % [19th of 51]
Percent of Civilian Population Who are Veterans 9.9 % [45th of 51]
Percent of Foreign Population Born in Asia 29.1% [20th of 49]
Percent of Foreign Population Born in Europe 27.3% [10th of 49]
Percent of Foreign Population Born in Latin America 31.7% [36th of 49]
Percent of Foreign Population Born in Mexico 0.8% [47th of 49]
Percent of Grandparents Responsible for their Grandchildren 26.6 % [49th of 51]
Percent of Households That are Married-Couple Families With Own Children 21.6 % [26th of 51]
Percent of Households With One or More People 65 Years and Over 24 % [13th of 51]
Percent of Households With One or More People Under 18 Years 32.6 % [40th of 51]
Percent of People 21 to 64 Years Old With a Disability 9.8 % [47th of 51]
Percent of People 5 to 20 Years Old With a Disability 6.5 % [31st of 51]
Percent of People 65 Years and Over With a Disability 35.2 % [47th of 51]
Percent of People Who are 65 Years and Over 12.8 % [16th of 51]
Percent of People Who are 85 Years and Over 1.6 % [11th of 51]
Percent of People Who are American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0.3 % [32nd of 51]
Percent of People Who are Asian Alone 4.6 % [8th of 51]
Percent of People Who are Black or African American Alone 6 % [28th of 51]
Percent of People Who are Foreign Born 13.7 % [9th of 51]
Percent of People Who are Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0 % [44th of 51]
Percent of People Who are Some Other Race Alone 3.9 % [14th of 51]
Percent of People Who are Two or More Races 1.2 % [38th of 51]
Percent of People Who are Two or More Races Excluding Some Other Race 0.9 % [43rd of 51]
Percent of People Who are White Alone 84 % [22nd of 51]
Percent of People Who are White Alone, Not Hispanic or Latino 80.3 % [22nd of 51]
Percent of People Who Lived in a Different House 1 Year Ago 12 % [46th of 51]
Percent of People Who Lived in a Different House Within the Same State 1 Year Ago 10.6 % [39th of 51]
Percent of People Who Lived in a Different State 1 Year Ago 1.4 % [49th of 51]
Percent of People Who Speak a Language Other Than English At Home 19.5 % [12th of 51]
Percent of People Who Speak English Less Than "Very Well" 8.4 % [12th of 51]
Percent of People Who Speak Spanish at Home 6.8 % [17th of 51]
Percent of residents over the age of 65 13.6% [14th of 51]
Percent of the Native Population Born in their State of Residence 76 % [7th of 51]
Percent of total population 2.11% [14th of 56]
Population 6,398,743 [13th of 56]
Population > Change in numbers, 2000-2005 49,638 [40th of 52]
Population > Percent change, 2000-2005 0.8% [49th of 52]
Population density 809.8 [3rd of 50]
Population density > Per km² 312.67 humans/km² [4th of 51]
Population density > Per sq. mi 809.8 humans/sq. mi [4th of 51]
Puerto Rican population > % Population in US > 1980 3.8% [8th of 15]
Puerto Rican population > 1980 76,450 [8th of 15]
Religion > No religion > Percent 16% [16th of 48]
Roman Catholicism > Largest Denomination
Roman Catholicism
Roman Catholicism > Largest Sect
Roman
Catholic
Roman Catholicism > No. of Dioceses/Archdioceses 5 [12th of 50]
Roman Catholicism > Number 2,984,076 [7th of 50]
Roman Catholicism > Percentage of Catholics 47 [2nd of 48]
Sex Ratio 93.6 [43rd of 51]
Spanish > Spanish-speaking population 411,192 [17th of 52]
Total Asian-Americans/Pacific Islanders 294,788 [10th of 51]
Total Black Population 354,865 [22nd of 51]
    Total Black Population (per capita) 5.546 per 100 people [28th of 51]
Total Hispanic Population 500,298 [13th of 51]
Total Native Americans 10,511 [37th of 51]
Total Two or More Races 39,840 [31st of 51]
Visitors to the United States > Percent of US total in 1998 4.9% [7th of 41]
Visitors to the United States > Percent of US total in 2003 4.6% [7th of 35]
Visitors to the United States > Total in 1998 1,161,000 [7th of 41]
    Visitors to the United States > Total in 1998 (per capita) 1.814 per 10 people [7th of 41]
Visitors to the United States > Total in 2003 829,000 [7th of 35]
    Visitors to the United States > Total in 2003 (per capita) 1.296 per 10 people [6th of 35]
Women (Per 1,000) Who Had a Birth in the Past 12 Months 53 [31st of 51]

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