01 Jan 2015

2014 USA Cycling Membership Report.

This is a breakdown of the USA Cycling membership as of December 30, 2014.

There are no pretty graphs nor in-depth analysis yet. Just numbers.

Total riders: 60139

  • Male: 51980
  • Female: 8157

Riders by racing age:

  • 0-10: 146 riders
  • 10-20: 5562 riders
  • 20-30: 8783 riders
  • 30-40: 13394 riders
  • 40-50: 17745 riders
  • 50-60: 11187 riders
  • 60-70: 2829 riders
  • 70-80: 455 riders
  • 80-90: 37 riders
  • 90-100: 1 riders

Riders by road category

  • Pro: 200 riders
  • Cat 1: 2272 riders
  • Cat 2: 5179 riders
  • Cat 3: 10762 riders
  • Cat 4: 19111 riders
  • Cat 5: 22500 riders

Riders by track category

  • Pro: 176 riders
  • Cat 1: 403 riders
  • Cat 2: 1055 riders
  • Cat 3: 1782 riders
  • Cat 4: 12881 riders
  • Cat 5: 43727 riders

Unsurprisingly, roughly 70 percent of USAC members are track category fives. Velodromes are few and far between in the United States, restricting category progression to those who are close enough to regularly attend races.

Riders by cx category

  • Pro: 175 riders
  • Cat 1: 2309 riders
  • Cat 2: 3396 riders
  • Cat 3: 11448 riders
  • Cat 4: 27507 riders
  • Cat 5: 15190 riders

USA Cycling now recognizes Category 4 as the lowest cyclocross category, but has not retroactively applied this upgrade to existing Category 5 licenses.

Riders by state:

  • AK: 23 riders
  • AL: 334 riders
  • AR: 518 riders
  • AZ: 1554 riders
  • CA: 9097 riders
  • CO: 4357 riders
  • CT: 906 riders
  • DC: 308 riders
  • DE: 104 riders
  • FL: 1985 riders
  • GA: 1075 riders
  • HI: 114 riders
  • IA: 667 riders
  • ID: 737 riders
  • IL: 2190 riders
  • IN: 1030 riders
  • KS: 585 riders
  • KY: 394 riders
  • LA: 461 riders
  • MA: 1892 riders
  • MD: 1044 riders
  • ME: 217 riders
  • MI: 1547 riders
  • MN: 925 riders
  • MO: 1114 riders
  • MS: 160 riders
  • MT: 378 riders
  • NC: 1916 riders
  • ND: 22 riders
  • NE: 211 riders
  • NH: 426 riders
  • NJ: 1457 riders
  • NM: 657 riders
  • NV: 464 riders
  • NY: 3096 riders
  • OH: 1408 riders
  • OK: 861 riders
  • OR: 446 riders
  • PA: 2199 riders
  • RI: 221 riders
  • SC: 557 riders
  • SD: 59 riders
  • TN: 949 riders
  • TX: 4213 riders
  • UT: 1370 riders
  • VA: 1641 riders
  • VT: 308 riders
  • WA: 2167 riders
  • WI: 1553 riders
  • WV: 104 riders
  • WY: 95 riders
  • None: 23 riders

State membership trends upwards in states with warm climates and/or large populations. Colorado is an obvious exception to this, with the second-largest membership in the country. California takes the largest slice of the membership pie, with more than double the ridership of any other state.