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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
Wyoming 16.7 96,540 24
Wisconsin 17.0 997,078 20
West Virginia 19.9 358,875 4
Washington 15.5 1,177,772 43
Virginia 15.5 1,328,600 42
Vermont 19.5 125,131 5
Utah 11.1 358,168 52
Texas 12.5 3,620,798 49
Tennessee 16.3 1,118,190 29
South Dakota 16.6 146,784 25
South Carolina 17.7 901,497 11
Rhode Island 17.3 188,586 15
Puerto Rico 21.3 703,925 1
Pennsylvania 18.2 2,361,790 10
Oregon 17.7 743,125 12
Oklahoma 15.6 615,832 40
Ohio 17.0 2,004,802 18
North Dakota 15.3 118,198 45
North Carolina 16.3 1,686,235 30
New York 16.6 3,330,159 26
New Mexico 17.5 369,541 14
New Jersey 16.2 1,494,516 31
New Hampshire 18.2 250,136 9
Nevada 15.8 482,407 36
Nebraska 15.7 305,771 38
Montana 18.8 202,454 7
Missouri 16.8 1,033,836 22
Mississippi 15.9 472,931 32
Minnesota 15.9 901,517 33
Michigan 17.2 1,733,056 16
Massachusetts 16.5 1,156,031 27
Maryland 15.4 949,890 44
Maine 20.7 280,821 2
Louisiana 15.5 722,446 41
Kentucky 16.4 734,851 28
Kansas 15.8 464,028 35
Iowa 17.0 540,542 19
Indiana 15.7 1,057,547 39
Illinois 15.7 2,012,735 37
Idaho 15.8 287,098 34
Hawaii 18.5 268,789 8
Georgia 13.9 1,479,832 48
Florida 20.4 4,346,965 3
District of Columbia 12.2 83,199 51
Delaware 19.0 186,375 6
Connecticut 17.2 620,179 17
Colorado 14.3 819,254 47
California 14.4 5,669,879 46
Arkansas 16.8 505,361 23
Arizona 17.6 1,243,859 13
Alaska 12.3 90,188 50
Alabama 16.9 844,427 21
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/23/2024 5:10 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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