The United States had an estimated population of ,, in according to United Nations data. Census Bureau , the United States had an estimated population of ,, in with an unofficial statistical adjustment to ,, as of July 1, ahead of the final Census. The United States is the third most populous country in the world, and current projections from the unofficial U. Population Clock show a total of just over million residents.
Gay Americans Make Up 4 Percent of Population
Gay Americans: Government Begins LGBT Population Count
By Daniel Trotta. Reuters - An estimated 4. LGBT population of roughly The institute found Washington, D. The self-identifying LGBT population also skews younger. Although LGBT people come from all ethnic groups, people of color represent a slightly higher percentage than they do in the general population for reasons that require more research, Conron said. The Williams Institute, which specializes in LGBT research for law and public policy, also confirmed its previous estimate of the transgender population at 0.
U.S. Homosexuality - Statistics & Facts
By Katy Steinmetz. For centuries, being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender in America meant hiding at least part of who you were. The years since have brought a rapid social transformation, with LGBT Americans increasingly accepted throughout society and accorded many—though far from all—of its legal protections. As the LGBT population moves into its full and equal place in public life, many people are asking an old question with new urgency: just how many LGBT Americans are there?