USA: Percent urban population: For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for the USA from 1960 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 76.06 percent with a minumum of 70 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 81.79 percent in 2016. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The data show the percent of the total population that lives in urban areas for the USA and other countries.
Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.