Personnel facts & figures.
(Active Force) Officer: 65,515 Enlisted: 264,644 Total: 330,159
Civilian strength, fiscal years 1948-2009 151,360
Reserve strength, fiscal years 1958-2009 68,872
Air National Guard strength, fiscal years 1948-2009 94,753
Active Air Force demographics
Age Average age of the officer force is 35 Average age of the enlisted force is 29 Of the force, 38.9% are below the age of 26 * 45.2% of the enlisted force are below 26 versus 13.61% of officers Gender men, total force: 80.6% women, total force 19.4% 18.4% of the officers are women and 19.7% of the enlisted force are women Marital status married, total force: 59% 71.3% of the officers; 56% of the enlisted force single, total force: 41%
There are 32,977 active duty members married to anthor active duty member
* 1,370 of these are married to members of other military services
Overseas assignments assigned stateside: 80% assigned overseas: 20% (includes Alaska and Hawaii) * 9,634 officers and 57,554 enlisted Family members supported by active-duty members: 447,924 353,228 family members reside in an Airman's household Total active federal military service The average total active federal military service is officer: 11 years enlisted: 8 years
Race of Airmen
The following percentages, which are self-reported, cover Air Force military members' racial information.
Race of Airmen white: 73.4% African-American or black: 14.6% Asia: 2.6% more than one of the categories: 2.1% native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 1.0% American Indian or native Alaskan: 0.6% 5.6% declined to report their race Ethnicity "Hispanic or Latino" is now considered an ethnic, not a racial, category that is registered separately and in addition to the above racial categories. "Hispanic/Latino": 10.4% "not Hispanic/Latino": 86% 3.9% declined to respond Officer academic education 53% of the officers have advanced or professional degrees master's degrees: 42.5% professional degrees: 9.5% doctorate degrees: 1.4% Source of commission Air Force Academy: 20.48% Reserve Officer Training Corps: 43.13% Officer Training School: 19.38% Enlisted academic education some semester hours: 70.2% associate's degree or equivalent hours: 18.7% bachelor's degree: 5.4% master's degree: 0.9%
Civilian employee demographics
Citizenship U.S. citizens including U.S. nationals: 141,718 9,637 are foreign national employees 5 are other non-U.S. employees in the U.S. or a U.S. territory Age average age: 46.4 years Length of service average length of service: 14.6 years Retirement eligibility more than 20 years: 27% 11-20 years: 28.9% 6-10 years: 17.3% 1-5 years: 16.3% 0.5 years ago: 8.7% more than 5 years ago: 2% Gender men: 67% women: 33% Race The following percentages cover self-reported Air Force civilian memoers' racial information. white: 70.9% African American or black: 12% Asian: 5% American Indian or native Alaskan 1.1% more than one of the categories: 9% native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0.3% 10.3% declined to report their race Ethnicity "Hispanic or Latino" is now considered an ethnic, not a racial, category that is registered separately and in addition to the above racial categories. "Hispanic/Latino": 6.7% "not Hispanic/Latino" 93.3%