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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
California 14.0 5,486,041 46
Florida 20.1 4,205,428 1
Texas 12.3 3,462,527 49
New York 16.1 3,146,306 26
Pennsylvania 17.8 2,281,720 8
Illinois 15.2 1,942,534 40
Ohio 16.7 1,941,294 19
Michigan 16.7 1,666,343 18
North Carolina 15.9 1,628,013 30
New Jersey 15.9 1,410,285 29
Georgia 13.5 1,406,485 48
Virginia 15.0 1,271,946 42
Arizona 17.1 1,206,748 13
Washington 15.1 1,117,673 41
Massachusetts 16.2 1,107,089 25
Tennessee 16.0 1,075,124 27
Indiana 15.4 1,023,588 38
Missouri 16.5 1,006,725 22
Wisconsin 16.5 953,571 23
Maryland 15.0 902,678 43
South Carolina 17.2 863,558 11
Minnesota 15.4 858,698 34
Alabama 16.5 804,881 21
Colorado 13.8 773,706 47
Kentucky 16.0 710,138 28
Oregon 17.2 709,555 12
Louisiana 15.0 698,018 44
Puerto Rico 19.7 653,736 3
Oklahoma 15.3 603,394 39
Connecticut 16.8 601,053 16
Iowa 16.7 525,522 17
Arkansas 16.6 498,778 20
Mississippi 15.4 461,022 32
Nevada 15.4 457,181 36
Kansas 15.4 449,327 33
New Mexico 16.9 352,687 14
West Virginia 19.4 352,114 4
Utah 10.8 333,949 52
Nebraska 15.4 294,069 37
Maine 20.0 267,568 2
Idaho 15.4 264,889 35
Hawaii 17.8 253,606 9
New Hampshire 17.5 235,795 10
Montana 18.2 190,711 7
Rhode Island 16.8 177,889 15
Delaware 18.2 174,174 6
South Dakota 16.3 141,534 24
Vermont 18.8 117,264 5
North Dakota 14.9 112,883 45
Wyoming 15.7 91,462 31
District of Columbia 12.1 83,670 50
Alaska 11.2 82,583 51
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/26/2021 9:56 pm.
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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