Skip Navigation
External Link to HHS Website Department of Health & Human Services Blue Background Blue Background
 
Link to AoA Homepage Background Background Background
  Home > Aging Statistics > Census Data & Population Estimates Breadcrumb Background
Clear Background Clear Background Clear Background
              

1996 Census Estimates of the Older Population, for States

Rank Based on Number of Older Persons in State

State All Ages 50+ 55+ 60+ 65+ 75+
Alabama 23 22 22 22 22 22
Alaska 48 51 51 51 51 51
Arizona 21 21 20 19 19 20
Arkansas 33 31 31 31 31 31
California 1 1 1 1 1 1
Colorado 25 28 29 30 30 32
Connecticut 28 26 27 26 25 23
Delaware 46 46 46 46 47 47
District of Columbia 50 49 48 48 48 48
Florida 4 3 3 2 2 2
Georgia 10 11 12 13 15 16
Hawaii 41 40 40 40 41 41
Idaho 40 41 41 42 43 43
Illinois 6 6 7 7 7 6
Indiana 14 14 14 14 14 13
Iowa 30 30 30 28 28 25
Kansas 32 33 33 32 32 30
Kentucky 24 24 24 24 24 24
Louisiana 22 23 23 23 23 26
Maine 39 39 39 39 39 37
Maryland 19 19 19 20 20 21
Massachusetts 13 12 11 11 11 10
Michigan 8 8 8 8 8 8
Minnesota 20 20 21 21 21 19
Mississippi 31 32 32 33 33 33
Missouri 16 15 15 15 13 12
Montana 44 44 44 44 44 44
Nebraska 37 35 35 35 35 35
Nevada 38 36 37 37 37 40
New Hampshire 42 42 43 43 42 42
New Jersey 9 9 9 9 9 9
New Mexico 36 37 36 36 36 36
New York 3 2 2 3 3 3
North Carolina 11 10 10 10 10 11
North Dakota 47 47 47 47 46 46
Ohio 7 7 6 6 6 7
Oklahoma 27 27 26 27 27 27
Oregon 29 29 28 29 29 28
Pennsylvania 5 5 5 5 5 4
Rhode Island 43 43 42 41 40 39
South Carolina 26 25 25 25 26 29
South Dakota 45 45 45 45 45 45
Tennessee 17 16 16 16 17 18
Texas 2 4 4 4 4 5
Utah 34 38 38 38 38 38
Vermont 49 48 49 49 49 49
Virginia 12 13 13 12 12 15
Washington 15 18 18 18 18 17
West Virginia 35 34 34 34 34 34
Wisconsin 18 17 17 17 16 14
Wyoming 51 50 50 50 50 50

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+rank#

Clear Background Clear Background Clear Background