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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
Wyoming 15.7 91,462 31
Wisconsin 16.5 953,571 23
West Virginia 19.4 352,114 4
Washington 15.1 1,117,673 41
Virginia 15.0 1,271,946 42
Vermont 18.8 117,264 5
Utah 10.8 333,949 52
Texas 12.3 3,462,527 49
Tennessee 16.0 1,075,124 27
South Dakota 16.3 141,534 24
South Carolina 17.2 863,558 11
Rhode Island 16.8 177,889 15
Puerto Rico 19.7 653,736 3
Pennsylvania 17.8 2,281,720 8
Oregon 17.2 709,555 12
Oklahoma 15.3 603,394 39
Ohio 16.7 1,941,294 19
North Dakota 14.9 112,883 45
North Carolina 15.9 1,628,013 30
New York 16.1 3,146,306 26
New Mexico 16.9 352,687 14
New Jersey 15.9 1,410,285 29
New Hampshire 17.5 235,795 10
Nevada 15.4 457,181 36
Nebraska 15.4 294,069 37
Montana 18.2 190,711 7
Missouri 16.5 1,006,725 22
Mississippi 15.4 461,022 32
Minnesota 15.4 858,698 34
Michigan 16.7 1,666,343 18
Massachusetts 16.2 1,107,089 25
Maryland 15.0 902,678 43
Maine 20.0 267,568 2
Louisiana 15.0 698,018 44
Kentucky 16.0 710,138 28
Kansas 15.4 449,327 33
Iowa 16.7 525,522 17
Indiana 15.4 1,023,588 38
Illinois 15.2 1,942,534 40
Idaho 15.4 264,889 35
Hawaii 17.8 253,606 9
Georgia 13.5 1,406,485 48
Florida 20.1 4,205,428 1
District of Columbia 12.1 83,670 50
Delaware 18.2 174,174 6
Connecticut 16.8 601,053 16
Colorado 13.8 773,706 47
California 14.0 5,486,041 46
Arkansas 16.6 498,778 20
Arizona 17.1 1,206,748 13
Alaska 11.2 82,583 51
Alabama 16.5 804,881 21
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/07/2021 1:26 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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