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1997 Census Estimates of the Older Population, for States

Population by Age Group, for States: July 1, 1997 - Rank Based on Number

State

All Ages

50+

55+

60+

65+

75+

85+

Alabama

23

22

21

22

22

22

22

Alaska

48

51

51

51

51

51

51

Arizona

21

20

20

19

19

20

24

Arkansas

33

31

31

31

31

32

32

California

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Colorado

25

26

28

30

30

30

30

Connecticut

28

27

27

26

25

23

23

Delaware

46

46

46

46

46

47

47

District of Columbia

50

49

49

48

48

48

49

Florida

4

3

2

2

2

2

2

Georgia

10

11

12

13

14

16

17

Hawaii

41

40

40

40

40

41

42

Idaho

40

41

41

42

43

43

41

Illinois

6

6

7

7

7

6

6

Indiana

14

14

14

14

15

13

14

Iowa

30

30

30

29

29

26

21

Kansas

32

33

33

32

32

31

29

Kentucky

24

24

24

24

24

24

25

Louisiana

22

23

23

23

23

25

27

Maine

39

39

39

39

39

38

36

Maryland

19

19

19

20

20

21

20

Massachusetts

13

13

11

11

11

10

10

Michigan

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

Minnesota

20

21

22

21

21

19

15

Mississippi

31

32

32

33

33

33

33

Missouri

16

15

15

15

13

12

11

Montana

44

44

44

44

44

44

44

Nebraska

38

35

35

35

35

35

34

Nevada

37

36

36

36

37

40

45

New Hampshire

42

42

43

43

42

42

40

New Jersey

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

New Mexico

36

37

37

37

36

36

37

New York

3

2

3

3

3

3

3

North Carolina

11

10

10

10

10

11

12

North Dakota

47

47

47

47

47

46

46

Ohio

7

7

6

6

6

7

7

Oklahoma

27

28

26

27

27

28

26

Oregon

29

29

29

28

28

27

28

Pennsylvania

5

5

5

5

5

4

5

Rhode Island

43

43

42

41

41

39

39

South Carolina

26

25

25

25

26

29

31

South Dakota

45

45

45

45

45

45

43

Tennessee

17

16

16

16

17

18

19

Texas

2

4

4

4

4

5

4

Utah

34

38

38

38

38

37

38

Vermont

49

48

48

49

49

49

48

Virginia

12

12

13

12

12

14

16

Washington

15

17

18

18

18

17

18

West Virginia

35

34

34

34

34

34

35

Wisconsin

18

18

17

17

16

15

13

Wyoming

51

50

50

50

50

50

50

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

See:

Table compiled by the U.S. Administration on Aging

File: stterr97.xls:97-50+rank#






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