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The number of females in the United States as of Oct. 1, 2009. The number of males was 151.8 million.
Source: Population estimates <http://www.census.gov/popest/national/asrh/2008-nat-res.html>
At 85 and older, there were more than twice as many women as men.
Source: Population estimates <http://www.census.gov/popest/national/asrh/NC-EST2008-sa.html>
Total number of active duty women in the military, as of Sept. 30, 2008. Of that total, 34,300 women were officers, and 163,600 were enlisted.
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, as cited in the Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2010, Table 498. <http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/>
Number of married women 18 and older (including those who were separated or had an absent spouse) in 2008.
Source: Families and Living Arrangements: 2008 <http://www.census.gov/population/socdemo/hh-fam/cps2008/tabA1-all.xls>
Percentage of married couples in which the wife earned at least $5,000 more than the husband in 2008.
Source: Families and Living Arrangements: 2008 <http://www.census.gov/population/socdemo/hh-fam/cps2008/tabFG3-all.xls>
Number of stay-at-home mothers nationwide in 2008.
Source: Families and Living Arrangements: 2008 <http://www.census.gov/population/socdemo/hh-fam/shp1.xls>