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