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1997 Census Estimates of the Older Population

Population by Five year Age Groups, for States: July 1, 1997

All Ages

50 to 54 years

55 to 59 years

60 to 64 years

65 to 69 years

70 to 74 years

75 to 79 years

80 to 84 years

85 years and over

United States Total:

267,636,061

15,163,012

11,757,221

10,055,769

9,762,494

8,736,056

7,063,405

4,642,308

3,871,348

Alabama

4,319,154

251,838

203,834

181,128

167,459

144,183

113,125

74,919

61,288

Alaska

609,311

36,538

24,920

17,415

12,100

9,058

5,699

3,105

2,079

Arizona

4,554,966

241,371

190,968

169,879

177,228

158,158

128,962

79,151

58,910

Arkansas

2,522,819

145,861

121,349

109,071

101,200

91,132

74,336

50,921

42,320

California

32,268,301

1,679,831

1,241,394

1,007,347

1,024,891

928,790

749,511

479,720

389,052

Colorado

3,892,644

241,853

175,581

145,696

119,555

100,147

79,385

50,797

43,718

Connecticut

3,269,858

200,073

147,223

121,732

125,970

115,890

101,004

67,727

59,009

Delaware

731,581

41,461

31,953

27,691

28,877

25,130

19,711

11,446

9,207

District of Columbia

528,964

30,546

24,792

20,733

20,848

18,810

15,122

9,831

8,764

Florida

14,653,945

807,754

670,196

641,828

749,562

708,596

584,769

372,914

292,963

Georgia

7,486,242

428,562

316,538

256,748

226,153

189,492

149,520

95,642

77,347

Hawaii

1,186,602

69,748

51,248

44,137

46,457

43,207

32,393

19,218

15,426

Idaho

1,210,232

67,274

53,409

45,961

38,306

33,773

28,932

20,003

15,853

Illinois

11,895,849

661,681

523,183

439,822

413,319

374,418

305,830

210,877

176,859

Indiana

5,864,108

337,955

269,347

226,563

210,993

187,984

149,547

100,965

84,358

Iowa

2,852,423

158,875

131,604

119,005

111,064

102,564

89,484

64,837

61,315

Kansas

2,594,840

140,410

109,616

97,158

93,041

85,512

73,012

51,327

48,703

Kentucky

3,908,124

231,865

188,993

162,097

144,178

125,263

98,170

65,802

55,480

Louisiana

4,351,769

242,733

195,129

169,492

150,020

129,943

100,620

63,036

53,170

Maine

1,242,051

74,866

55,167

48,636

49,274

43,768

35,097

23,765

21,360

Maryland

5,094,289

305,121

224,881

176,917

171,746

152,932

123,140

74,581

61,455

Massachusetts

6,117,520

355,348

259,350

220,131

230,937

215,416

182,556

124,176

109,408

Michigan

9,773,892

565,474

434,819

362,065

350,596

313,632

251,106

166,209

132,467

Minnesota

4,685,549

258,398

200,411

166,554

154,648

139,354

117,320

87,280

79,142

Mississippi

2,730,501

145,226

120,274

107,263

99,004

84,443

66,690

43,473

39,372

Missouri

5,402,058

304,009

245,980

215,598

206,419

185,093

150,580

103,687

94,816

Montana

878,810

54,337

43,592

37,944

32,675

28,265

24,305

16,613

14,285

Nebraska

1,656,870

89,184

70,574

64,684

60,902

54,744

45,765

33,204

32,923

Nevada

1,676,809

101,353

80,564

68,107

65,157

53,567

38,332

21,721

13,868

New Hampshire

1,172,709

66,985

46,834

38,457

40,505

35,558

28,855

19,935

16,601

New Jersey

8,052,849

487,732

371,572

311,121

314,173

282,230

234,796

150,716

123,773

New Mexico

1,729,751

95,484

75,499

66,294

59,602

50,119

38,412

25,010

19,798

New York

18,137,226

1,058,236

836,313

706,456

697,202

615,315

495,055

329,481

290,312

North Carolina

7,425,183

432,301

337,262

297,539

281,801

242,440

188,871

120,263

94,364

North Dakota

640,883

33,611

27,329

26,311

23,911

21,544

18,692

14,608

13,790

Ohio

11,186,331

635,029

512,080

440,246

427,161

389,369

310,480

202,741

164,731

Oklahoma

3,317,091

193,142

157,815

142,241

127,731

111,861

90,187

59,979

54,695

Oregon

3,243,487

202,136

150,272

123,654

115,136

108,644

92,068

63,354

51,074

Pennsylvania

12,019,661

698,201

553,837

495,029

522,736

492,275

407,580

268,897

213,334

Rhode Island

987,429

54,205

40,312

34,672

40,242

39,728

33,804

22,559

19,770

South Carolina

3,760,181

219,656

169,798

149,090

140,026

121,835

93,009

56,097

42,858

South Dakota

737,973

38,441

31,021

29,624

27,784

25,336

21,352

15,761

14,965

Tennessee

5,368,198

325,047

258,229

221,391

199,240

171,803

135,617

88,979

74,503

Texas

19,439,337

1,055,919

801,854

684,482

597,265

508,237

388,491

249,517

216,212

Utah

2,059,148

91,275

70,270

60,234

52,379

45,827

37,333

24,698

19,792

Vermont

588,978

36,355

25,746

21,072

20,812

18,017

14,519

9,826

9,039

Virginia

6,733,996

405,309

301,519

242,340

228,284

196,741

156,697

96,016

77,808

Washington

5,610,362

334,014

239,630

193,208

180,175

162,439

138,546

91,284

74,904

West Virginia

1,815,787

113,297

95,030

85,806

79,585

72,110

55,536

37,042

30,060

Wisconsin

5,169,677

288,127

225,649

196,102

187,700

167,314

138,820

101,468

88,055

Wyoming

479,743

28,965

22,461

18,998

16,465

14,050

10,662

7,130

5,993

Source: Population Estimates Program, Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC 20233

See: http://www.census.gov/population/estimates/state/sasrh/sasrh97.txt

Table compiled by the U.S. Administration on Aging

File: stterr97.xls:97-50+x5


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