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U.S. Female Population, by Rural/Urban Residence* and Age, 2008

Rural

Percent of female population:

  • Under 18 Years: 17.5%
  • 18-24 Years: 7.5%
  • 25-34 Years: 11.9%
  • 35-44 Years: 14.0 %
  • 45-54 Years: 15.6 %
  • 55-64 Years: 12.5 %
  • 65 Years and Older: 14.6%

Urban

Percent of female population:

  • Under 18 Years: 16.6%
  • 18-24 Years: 10.1%
  • 25-34 Years: 13.1%
  • 35-44 Years: 13.8 %
  • 45-54 Years: 14.4 %
  • 55-64 Years: 11.0 %
  • 65 Years and Older: 14.5%

*U.S. Census Bureau defines urban as all territory, population, and housing units located within an urbanized area or urban cluster which encompass core census blocks/block groups with at least 1,000 people per square mile, and surrounding census blocks with at least 500 people per square mile; all other areas are categorized as rural.

Source I.1: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey

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