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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
Utah 11.1 358,168 52
District of Columbia 12.2 83,199 51
Alaska 12.3 90,188 50
Texas 12.5 3,620,798 49
Georgia 13.9 1,479,832 48
Colorado 14.3 819,254 47
California 14.4 5,669,879 46
North Dakota 15.3 118,198 45
Maryland 15.4 949,890 44
Washington 15.5 1,177,772 43
Virginia 15.5 1,328,600 42
Louisiana 15.5 722,446 41
Oklahoma 15.6 615,832 40
Indiana 15.7 1,057,547 39
Nebraska 15.7 305,771 38
Illinois 15.7 2,012,735 37
Nevada 15.8 482,407 36
Kansas 15.8 464,028 35
Idaho 15.8 287,098 34
Minnesota 15.9 901,517 33
Mississippi 15.9 472,931 32
New Jersey 16.2 1,494,516 31
North Carolina 16.3 1,686,235 30
Tennessee 16.3 1,118,190 29
Kentucky 16.4 734,851 28
Massachusetts 16.5 1,156,031 27
New York 16.6 3,330,159 26
South Dakota 16.6 146,784 25
Wyoming 16.7 96,540 24
Arkansas 16.8 505,361 23
Missouri 16.8 1,033,836 22
Alabama 16.9 844,427 21
Wisconsin 17.0 997,078 20
Iowa 17.0 540,542 19
Ohio 17.0 2,004,802 18
Connecticut 17.2 620,179 17
Michigan 17.2 1,733,056 16
Rhode Island 17.3 188,586 15
New Mexico 17.5 369,541 14
Arizona 17.6 1,243,859 13
Oregon 17.7 743,125 12
South Carolina 17.7 901,497 11
Pennsylvania 18.2 2,361,790 10
New Hampshire 18.2 250,136 9
Hawaii 18.5 268,789 8
Montana 18.8 202,454 7
Delaware 19.0 186,375 6
Vermont 19.5 125,131 5
West Virginia 19.9 358,875 4
Florida 20.4 4,346,965 3
Maine 20.7 280,821 2
Puerto Rico 21.3 703,925 1
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/29/2023 5:39 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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