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2016/2021 Esri US Demographic Updates Methodology

Esri presents the 2016/2021 demographic forecasts, including population; age by sex; race by Hispanic origin; age by sex, race, and Hispanic origin; households and families; housing by occupancy; tenure and home value; labor force and employment by industry and occupation; marital status; education; and income—including household income distributions, household income by age of householder, and per capita income.

Esri's Updated Demographics include current-year estimates and 5-year projections of U.S. demographic data. Esri develops the annual demographic datasets using a variety of sources, beginning with the latest base, then adding a mixture of administrative records and private sources to capture changes. Categories include the following:

  • Population—Such as age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, labor force, educational attainment, marital status, civilian labor force and employment by industry and occupation
  • Households—Such as total households, total family households, average household size
  • Income—Such as household income, per capita income, age by income, disposable income, net worth
  • Housing—Such as home value, tenure (owner/renter), vacant units

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