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Demographic Data Report by State
Population: Age 65 and over
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Value (Percent)
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People (Age 65 And Over)
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Rank within US
(of 52 states)
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United States 16.0 52,888,621 N/A
District of Columbia 12.2 83,199 51
Alaska 12.3 90,188 50
Wyoming 16.7 96,540 24
North Dakota 15.3 118,198 45
Vermont 19.5 125,131 5
South Dakota 16.6 146,784 25
Delaware 19.0 186,375 6
Rhode Island 17.3 188,586 15
Montana 18.8 202,454 7
New Hampshire 18.2 250,136 9
Hawaii 18.5 268,789 8
Maine 20.7 280,821 2
Idaho 15.8 287,098 34
Nebraska 15.7 305,771 38
Utah 11.1 358,168 52
West Virginia 19.9 358,875 4
New Mexico 17.5 369,541 14
Kansas 15.8 464,028 35
Mississippi 15.9 472,931 32
Nevada 15.8 482,407 36
Arkansas 16.8 505,361 23
Iowa 17.0 540,542 19
Oklahoma 15.6 615,832 40
Connecticut 17.2 620,179 17
Puerto Rico 21.3 703,925 1
Louisiana 15.5 722,446 41
Kentucky 16.4 734,851 28
Oregon 17.7 743,125 12
Colorado 14.3 819,254 47
Alabama 16.9 844,427 21
South Carolina 17.7 901,497 11
Minnesota 15.9 901,517 33
Maryland 15.4 949,890 44
Wisconsin 17.0 997,078 20
Missouri 16.8 1,033,836 22
Indiana 15.7 1,057,547 39
Tennessee 16.3 1,118,190 29
Massachusetts 16.5 1,156,031 27
Washington 15.5 1,177,772 43
Arizona 17.6 1,243,859 13
Virginia 15.5 1,328,600 42
Georgia 13.9 1,479,832 48
New Jersey 16.2 1,494,516 31
North Carolina 16.3 1,686,235 30
Michigan 17.2 1,733,056 16
Ohio 17.0 2,004,802 18
Illinois 15.7 2,012,735 37
Pennsylvania 18.2 2,361,790 10
New York 16.6 3,330,159 26
Texas 12.5 3,620,798 49
Florida 20.4 4,346,965 3
California 14.4 5,669,879 46
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 03/03/2024 7:20 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Population: Age 65 and over, see the dictionary.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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