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1996 Census Estimates of the Older Population, for States

Population by Age Groups, for States: July 1, 1996 (Number of Persons)

    Selected Age Group
State All Ages 50+ 55+ 60+ 65+ 75+ 85+
U.S.Total 265,283,783 69,155,872 55,222,342 43,859,973 33,860,882 15,191,545 3,761,561
Alabama 4,273,084 1,164,135 933,507 736,122 557,117 245,481 60,281
Alaska 607,007 105,511 71,798 48,190 31,269 10,483 1,958
Arizona 4,428,068 1,169,485 944,075 757,119 585,827 254,171 55,611
Arkansas 2,509,793 723,918 588,050 470,619 362,314 167,443 41,970
California 31,878,234 7,250,675 5,714,414 4,514,142 3,516,403 1,555,174 375,332
Colorado 3,822,676 908,579 692,781 526,661 384,571 166,673 41,747
Connecticut 3,274,238 921,109 735,061 593,033 469,788 223,611 57,295
Delaware 724,842 189,526 151,307 120,455 92,514 38,788 8,760
District of Columbia 543,213 150,422 121,229 96,585 75,451 34,017 8,796
Florida 14,399,985 4,673,499 3,934,163 3,290,082 2,657,255 1,205,707 280,728
Georgia 7,353,225 1,675,635 1,285,223 982,554 729,745 315,256 75,369
Hawaii 1,183,723 309,489 245,897 196,901 152,523 63,346 14,165
Idaho 1,189,251 292,481 231,081 179,672 135,015 62,587 15,318
Illinois 11,846,544 3,047,587 2,432,392 1,923,953 1,485,542 682,414 172,361
Indiana 5,840,528 1,536,113 1,223,051 961,365 734,814 328,339 82,181
Iowa 2,851,792 830,000 682,267 552,191 432,619 213,871 61,170
Kansas 2,572,150 683,185 555,253 449,151 351,835 169,870 47,970
Kentucky 3,883,723 1,043,894 831,404 649,297 489,207 214,920 53,915
Louisiana 4,350,579 1,073,018 850,915 663,559 496,606 213,625 52,256
Maine 1,243,316 344,935 276,484 222,661 173,419 79,395 20,914
Maryland 5,071,604 1,251,824 970,547 754,149 577,792 248,620 58,900
Massachusetts 6,092,352 1,659,803 1,332,957 1,082,318 859,205 407,372 106,224
Michigan 9,594,350 2,467,102 1,956,523 1,546,980 1,193,253 526,784 126,371
Minnesota 4,657,758 1,174,703 936,639 742,760 577,260 279,468 77,797
Mississippi 2,716,115 691,537 557,305 439,530 333,261 149,436 38,737
Missouri 5,358,692 1,477,736 1,195,646 957,506 741,980 344,374 93,348
Montana 879,372 245,383 195,429 153,310 115,950 54,456 13,574
Nebraska 1,652,093 445,267 363,032 293,760 228,706 111,662 32,703
Nevada 1,603,163 414,856 324,013 248,214 183,441 68,121 12,589
New Hampshire 1,162,481 283,788 223,155 178,195 139,631 63,151 16,241
New Jersey 7,987,933 2,217,127 1,767,767 1,410,903 1,099,596 495,104 118,636
New Mexico 1,713,407 414,246 327,240 254,400 189,124 80,237 18,898
New York 18,184,774 4,963,756 3,971,126 3,149,351 2,434,393 1,098,959 283,928
North Carolina 7,322,870 1,934,464 1,537,978 1,212,020 917,072 390,357 92,259
North Dakota 643,539 177,444 146,438 119,615 93,354 47,060 13,489
Ohio 11,172,782 3,025,940 2,438,749 1,938,179 1,496,934 663,173 161,298
Oklahoma 3,300,902 916,614 738,610 586,013 445,448 203,244 53,857
Oregon 3,203,735 874,720 692,864 550,495 429,536 201,423 49,502
Pennsylvania 12,056,112 3,601,232 2,955,786 2,414,134 1,912,220 875,070 208,113
Rhode Island 990,225 280,995 230,901 191,590 156,165 74,157 19,074
South Carolina 3,698,746 957,347 757,020 593,940 446,864 185,791 41,509
South Dakota 732,405 199,309 164,521 134,560 105,440 51,478 14,778
Tennessee 5,319,654 1,433,694 1,135,271 886,476 667,429 292,875 72,776
Texas 19,128,261 4,357,642 3,394,538 2,624,786 1,950,682 838,873 211,627
Utah 2,000,494 382,785 300,404 233,582 175,300 78,290 18,652
Vermont 588,654 150,485 117,263 92,553 71,303 32,547 8,866
Virginia 6,675,451 1,649,219 1,276,824 986,731 747,157 319,049 75,718
Washington 5,532,939 1,363,277 1,060,318 831,534 641,112 295,006 71,587
West Virginia 1,825,754 559,860 455,718 362,916 277,646 121,970 29,469
Wisconsin 5,159,795 1,369,208 1,102,714 882,363 685,771 324,913 86,973
Wyoming 481,400 121,313 94,694 72,798 54,023 23,354 5,971

Source: Population Estimates Program, Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC
Table compiled by the U.S. Administration on Aging

File: stterr96.xls:96-50+#

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