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
              

1997 Census Estimates of the Older Population, for States

The 60+ Population for U.S. States and Territories: July 1, 1997

State or territory

Population 60+

State or territory

Population 60+

Alabama

742,102

New Jersey

1,416,809

Alaska

49,456

New Mexico

259,235

Arizona

772,288

New York

3,133,821

Arkansas

468,980

North Carolina

1,225,278

California

4,579,311

North Dakota

118,856

Colorado

539,298

Ohio

1,934,728

Connecticut

591,332

Oklahoma

586,694

Delaware

122,062

Oregon

553,930

District of Columbia

94,108

Pennsylvania

2,399,851

Florida

3,350,632

Rhode Island

190,775

Georgia

994,902

South Carolina

602,915

Hawaii

200,838

South Dakota

134,822

Idaho

182,828

Tennessee

891,533

Illinois

1,921,125

Texas

2,644,204

Indiana

960,410

Utah

240,263

Iowa

548,269

Vermont

93,285

Kansas

448,753

Virginia

997,886

Kentucky

650,990

Washington

840,556

Louisiana

666,281

West Virginia

360,139

Maine

221,900

Wisconsin

879,459

Maryland

760,771

Wyoming

73,298

Massachusetts

1,082,624

American Samoa*

2,535

Michigan

1,576,075

Guam*

8,757

Minnesota

744,298

Northern Mariana Islands*

1,234

Mississippi

440,245

Palau*

1,303

Missouri

956,193

Puerto Rico **

506,068

Montana

154,087

Virgin Islands*

9,659

Nebraska

292,222

Nevada

260,752

New Hampshire

179,911

Total

44,660,936

* 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 by applying the percentage 60+ from the 1990 Census of Population to an estimate of the total population as of July 1, 1996.

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

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

Table compiled by the U.S. Administration on Aging

File: stterr97.xls:96-60+



Clear Background Clear Background Clear Background