United States Flag

50-Star Version 
Adopted July 4, 1960
Thirteen horizontal stripes alternating red and white; in the canton, 50 white stars on a blue field.

The United States of America
2010 Population: 308,745,538

 Declaration of Independence 
July 4, 1776

Capital City:
Washington, D.C.

Largest City:
New York City NY
2010 Population:
8,175,133

People Facts USA
 Population, 2010 308,745,538
 Population, 2000 281,421,906
 Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 23.7%
 Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 13.3%
 Female persons, percent, 2011 50.8%
 White persons, percent, 2011 78.1%
 Black persons, percent, 2011 13.1%
 American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2011 1.2%
 Asian persons, percent, 2011 5.0%
 Persons of Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 2011 16.7%
 White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 63.4%
 Foreign born persons, percent, 2006-2010 12.7%
 High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 85.0%
 Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 27.9%
 Housing units, 2011 132,312,404
 Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 66.6%
 Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2006-2010 25.9%
 Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $188,400
 Households, 2006-2010 114,235,996
 Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $27,334
 Median household income 2006-2010 $51,914
 Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 13.8%
Business Facts
 Private nonfarm establishments, 2010 7,396,628
 Private nonfarm employment, 2010 111,970,095
 Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2000-2010 -1.8
 Nonemployer establishments, 2010 22,110,628
 Total number of firms, 2007 27,092,908
 Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 7.1%
 American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.9%
 Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 5.7%
 Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 8.3%
 Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 28.8%
 Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 5,338,306,501
 Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 4,174,286,516
 Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 3,917,663,456
 Retail sales per capita, 2007 $12,990
 Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 613,795,732
Geography Facts
 Land area in square miles, 2010 3,531,905.43
 Persons per square mile, 2010 87.4
 
United States of America - Official U.S.A. Bird
The Bald Eagle is the national bird of the United States of America
United States of America - U.S.A. NickName
Uncle Sam is one the United States of America Nicknames

(Land of Opportunity - Land of the Free - Home of the Brave)
United States of America - Official U.S.A. Flower
The Rose is the national flower of the United States of America
 




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