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Demographic Data Report by State
Population: Age 65 and over
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 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 15.6 50,783,796 N/A
Alaska 11.2 82,583 51
District of Columbia 12.1 83,670 50
Wyoming 15.7 91,462 31
North Dakota 14.9 112,883 45
Vermont 18.8 117,264 5
South Dakota 16.3 141,534 24
Delaware 18.2 174,174 6
Rhode Island 16.8 177,889 15
Montana 18.2 190,711 7
New Hampshire 17.5 235,795 10
Hawaii 17.8 253,606 9
Idaho 15.4 264,889 35
Maine 20.0 267,568 2
Nebraska 15.4 294,069 37
Utah 10.8 333,949 52
West Virginia 19.4 352,114 4
New Mexico 16.9 352,687 14
Kansas 15.4 449,327 33
Nevada 15.4 457,181 36
Mississippi 15.4 461,022 32
Arkansas 16.6 498,778 20
Iowa 16.7 525,522 17
Connecticut 16.8 601,053 16
Oklahoma 15.3 603,394 39
Puerto Rico 19.7 653,736 3
Louisiana 15.0 698,018 44
Oregon 17.2 709,555 12
Kentucky 16.0 710,138 28
Colorado 13.8 773,706 47
Alabama 16.5 804,881 21
Minnesota 15.4 858,698 34
South Carolina 17.2 863,558 11
Maryland 15.0 902,678 43
Wisconsin 16.5 953,571 23
Missouri 16.5 1,006,725 22
Indiana 15.4 1,023,588 38
Tennessee 16.0 1,075,124 27
Massachusetts 16.2 1,107,089 25
Washington 15.1 1,117,673 41
Arizona 17.1 1,206,748 13
Virginia 15.0 1,271,946 42
Georgia 13.5 1,406,485 48
New Jersey 15.9 1,410,285 29
North Carolina 15.9 1,628,013 30
Michigan 16.7 1,666,343 18
Ohio 16.7 1,941,294 19
Illinois 15.2 1,942,534 40
Pennsylvania 17.8 2,281,720 8
New York 16.1 3,146,306 26
Texas 12.3 3,462,527 49
Florida 20.1 4,205,428 1
California 14.0 5,486,041 46
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/27/2021 8:56 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.
Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page. Puerto Rico is being treated as a Health Service Area for this data presentation.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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