Population of main cities including suburbs:
New York City (20,090,000); Los Angeles (12,890,000); Chicago (8,770,000); Dallas (6,300,000); Houston (5,728,000); Miami (5,413,000); Philadelphia (5,345,000); Washington Dc (5,300,000).
White alone (including people of Middle Eastern background) 73.9%; Hispanic or Latino of any ethnic origins 14.8%; Black or African American alone 12.4%; Asian alone 4.4%; American Indian or Alaska Native alone 0.8%; Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander alone 0.14%; Others 8.3%.
English is the official language of the majority of American states and the most commonly spoken language in all states, although it is not the national official language.
Other Languages Spoken:
Spanish, in particular in Arizona, Texas, California and New Mexico. Other languages, such as Amerindian languages (Navajo, Hopi, etc.) and also Chinese, Japanese, Italian, German, Polish, Greek, etc. depending on the community of immigrants.
Without religion 10%.
It is %T:%M %A In New York, Washington DC, Philadelphia
It is %T:%M %A In Chicago, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas
It is %T:%M %A In Los Angeles, San Diego
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National Currency: American Dollar (USD)
Type of State:
A federal republic state based on representative democracy with three equally powerful branches of government. United States has 50 states which are largely self governing and semi-sovereign entities.
Type of Economy:
High-income economy, OECD member, G8 member.
The leading world power; the world's leading exporter; high debt ratio
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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80.5 per 100 Inhabitants
44.0 per 100 Inhabitants
81.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
100% of the Population
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