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America's Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014

Population Figures

Indicator Pop1: Select demographic characteristics by age group, 2008–2012
Select demographic characteristics by age group, 2008–2012

NOTE: The revised 1997 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) standards for data on race and ethnicity were used to classify persons into racial groups. Data on race and Hispanic origin are collected separately. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5-year weighted estimates.

Indicator Pop2: Young adults ages 18–24 by residence type and gender, 2008–2012
Young adults ages 18–24 by residence type and gender, 2008–2012

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5-year weighted estimates.

Indicator Pop3.A: Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 who are Active Duty Service members by geographic location and gender, 2012
Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 who are Active Duty Service members by geographic locationa and gender, 2012

a Geographic location is based on the location of the unit to which an individual Service member is assigned.

b Includes Alaska and Hawaii.

NOTE: The total number of Active Duty Service members ages 18–24 is 521,940.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Manpower Data Center, Active Duty Family File.

Indicator Pop3.B: Educational attainment of Active Duty Service members ages 18–24, 2012
Educational attainment of Active Duty Service members ages 18–24, 2012

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Manpower Data Center, Active Duty Family File.