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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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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
Puerto Rico 21.3 703,925 1
Maine 20.7 280,821 2
Florida 20.4 4,346,965 3
West Virginia 19.9 358,875 4
Vermont 19.5 125,131 5
Delaware 19.0 186,375 6
Montana 18.8 202,454 7
Hawaii 18.5 268,789 8
New Hampshire 18.2 250,136 9
Pennsylvania 18.2 2,361,790 10
South Carolina 17.7 901,497 11
Oregon 17.7 743,125 12
Arizona 17.6 1,243,859 13
New Mexico 17.5 369,541 14
Rhode Island 17.3 188,586 15
Michigan 17.2 1,733,056 16
Connecticut 17.2 620,179 17
Ohio 17.0 2,004,802 18
Iowa 17.0 540,542 19
Wisconsin 17.0 997,078 20
Alabama 16.9 844,427 21
Missouri 16.8 1,033,836 22
Arkansas 16.8 505,361 23
Wyoming 16.7 96,540 24
South Dakota 16.6 146,784 25
New York 16.6 3,330,159 26
Massachusetts 16.5 1,156,031 27
Kentucky 16.4 734,851 28
Tennessee 16.3 1,118,190 29
North Carolina 16.3 1,686,235 30
New Jersey 16.2 1,494,516 31
Mississippi 15.9 472,931 32
Minnesota 15.9 901,517 33
Idaho 15.8 287,098 34
Kansas 15.8 464,028 35
Nevada 15.8 482,407 36
Illinois 15.7 2,012,735 37
Nebraska 15.7 305,771 38
Indiana 15.7 1,057,547 39
Oklahoma 15.6 615,832 40
Louisiana 15.5 722,446 41
Virginia 15.5 1,328,600 42
Washington 15.5 1,177,772 43
Maryland 15.4 949,890 44
North Dakota 15.3 118,198 45
California 14.4 5,669,879 46
Colorado 14.3 819,254 47
Georgia 13.9 1,479,832 48
Texas 12.5 3,620,798 49
Alaska 12.3 90,188 50
District of Columbia 12.2 83,199 51
Utah 11.1 358,168 52
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/26/2024 11:51 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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