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1998 Census Estimates of the Older Population, for States

The 60+ Population for U.S. States and Territories

Data as of July 1, 1998

The 60+ Population for U.S. States and Territories:

July 1, 1998

State or territory

Population 60+

State or territory

Population 60+

Alabama

752,152

New Jersey

1,420,616

Alaska

51,774

New Mexico

265,324

Arizona

798,467

New York

3,138,945

Arkansas

475,254

North Carolina

1,251,190

California

4,648,953

North Dakota

118,417

Colorado

553,465

Ohio

1,945,987

Connecticut

591,214

Oklahoma

594,187

Delaware

124,378

Oregon

560,498

District of Columbia

93,928

Pennsylvania

2,397,575

Florida

3,397,366

Rhode Island

188,706

Georgia

1,019,663

South Carolina

622,522

Hawaii

203,254

South Dakota

134,842

Idaho

187,206

Tennessee

906,054

Illinois

1,947,951

Texas

2,706,838

Indiana

969,362

Utah

246,102

Iowa

551,936

Vermont

94,219

Kansas

452,422

Virginia

1,014,710

Kentucky

657,213

Washington

851,597

Louisiana

676,193

West Virginia

362,544

Maine

223,685

Wisconsin

891,246

Maryland

770,626

Wyoming

75,257

Massachusetts

1,081,684

American Samoa*

2,535

Michigan

1,587,525

Guam*

8,757

Minnesota

753,456

Northern Mariana Islands*

1,234

Mississippi

446,052

Palau*

1,303

Missouri

963,627

Puerto Rico**

535,062

Montana

156,478

Virgin Islands*

9,659

Nebraska

293,799

Nevada

272,666

New Hampshire

181,068

Total

45,228,743

* Except for Puerto Rico, data for the U.S. territories are as of April 1, 1990, and are from the 1990 Census of Population. Estimates for more recent years are not available.

**The estimate for Puerto Rico was obtained from the Census Bureau International Data Base (IDB)  (http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idbnew.html)

.The data for Puerto Rico will be updated when the 1998 data becomes available from the Census Bureau. The updated figure will be used in the fy 2000 apportionment of Older Americans Act formula funding.

Source: Population Estimates Program, Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC
See:

Table compiled by the U.S. Administration on Aging
File: stterr98.xls:98-60+






Last Modified: 12/31/1600

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