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Older Population by Selected Age Group (50+, etc.) (Rank Based on Number of Older Persons in State)

2000 Census Figures for the Older Population, for States (Data as of April 1, 2000)

Population for States by Age Group: April 1, 2000

    Selected Age Group
State All Ages 50+ 55+ 60+ 65+ 75+ 85+
Alabama 23 22 22 22 22 22 21
Alaska 48 51 51 51 51 51 51
Arizona 20 20 19 19 18 19 20
Arkansas 33 31 31 31 31 32 32
California 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Colorado 24 26 28 29 30 30 31
Connecticut 29 27 26 26 26 23 24
Delaware 45 45 45 46 46 47 47
District of Columbia 50 49 49 49 49 49 49
Florida 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
Georgia 10 11 11 12 13 15 15
Hawaii 42 40 40 40 40 41 42
Idaho 39 42 42 42 43 42 41
Illinois 5 6 6 7 7 6 6
Indiana 14 14 14 14 15 14 14
Iowa 30 30 30 30 29 26 23
Kansas 32 33 33 33 32 31 29
Kentucky 25 24 24 24 24 25 26
Louisiana 22 23 23 23 23 24 25
Maine 40 39 39 39 39 38 36
Maryland 19 19 20 20 20 21 22
Massachusetts 13 13 13 11 11 11 10
Michigan 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Minnesota 21 21 21 21 21 20 17
Mississippi 31 32 32 32 33 33 33
Missouri 17 16 15 15 14 12 12
Montana 44 44 44 44 44 44 45
Nebraska 38 37 36 36 35 35 34
Nevada 35 35 35 35 36 39 43
New Hampshire 41 41 41 41 42 43 40
New Jersey 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
New Mexico 36 36 37 37 37 36 37
New York 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
North Carolina 11 10 10 10 10 10 11
North Dakota 47 47 47 47 47 46 46
Ohio 7 7 7 6 6 7 7
Oklahoma 27 28 27 27 27 29 28
Oregon 28 29 29 28 28 27 27
Pennsylvania 6 5 5 5 5 4 5
Rhode Island 43 43 43 43 41 40 39
South Carolina 26 25 25 25 25 28 30
South Dakota 46 46 46 45 45 45 44
Tennessee 16 15 16 16 16 18 19
Texas 2 4 4 4 4 5 4
Utah 34 38 38 38 38 37 38
Vermont 49 48 48 48 48 48 48
Virginia 12 12 12 13 12 13 16
Washington 15 17 18 18 19 17 18
West Virginia 37 34 34 34 34 34 35
Wisconsin 18 18 17 17 17 16 13
Wyoming 51 50 50 50 50 50 50
Source: Census 2000
See: http://factfinder.census.gov
Data Set: Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data
Table: PCT12. SEX BY AGE [209] - Universe: Total population
Table compiled by the U.S. Administration on Aging
File: stterr2000.xls:2000-50+rank#
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