Transgender census: Who transitions, when, and where

By Jorge Rivas
April 23, 2015

With a highly anticipated interview with Diane Sawyer set to air on Friday, former Olympian Bruce Jenner may soon become one of the most famous transgender individuals in the world.

But in some ways, according to the scarce data available, the 65-year-old Jenner is an exceptional case.

LGBT individuals are more likely to be non-white than white, and the majority of transgender people report transitioning before the age of 44. Transgender individuals are also four times more likely than the rest of America to make less than $10,000 per year, according to a 2012 report from two LGBT civil rights groups, The National Center for Transgender Equality and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

Take a look at some other findings about the trans community in the U.S.

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