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1996 Census Estimates of the Older Population, for States

Population by Age Group, for States: July 1, 1996

Distribution by Age Group
See also US Map of 65+ Percent Distribution

    Selected Age Group
State All Ages 50+ 55+ 60+ 65+ 75+ 85+
United States Total 100.0% 26.1% 20.8% 16.5% 12.8% 5.7% 1.4%
Alabama 100.0% 27.2% 21.8% 17.2% 13.0% 5.7% 1.4%
Alaska 100.0% 17.4% 11.8% 7.9% 5.2% 1.7% 0.3%
Arizona 100.0% 26.4% 21.3% 17.1% 13.2% 5.7% 1.3%
Arkansas 100.0% 28.8% 23.4% 18.8% 14.4% 6.7% 1.7%
California 100.0% 22.7% 17.9% 14.2% 11.0% 4.9% 1.2%
Colorado 100.0% 23.8% 18.1% 13.8% 10.1% 4.4% 1.1%
Connecticut 100.0% 28.1% 22.4% 18.1% 14.3% 6.8% 1.7%
Delaware 100.0% 26.1% 20.9% 16.6% 12.8% 5.4% 1.2%
District of Columbia 100.0% 27.7% 22.3% 17.8% 13.9% 6.3% 1.6%
Florida 100.0% 32.5% 27.3% 22.8% 18.5% 8.4% 1.9%
Georgia 100.0% 22.8% 17.5% 13.4% 9.9% 4.3% 1.0%
Hawaii 100.0% 26.1% 20.8% 16.6% 12.9% 5.4% 1.2%
Idaho 100.0% 24.6% 19.4% 15.1% 11.4% 5.3% 1.3%
Illinois 100.0% 25.7% 20.5% 16.2% 12.5% 5.8% 1.5%
Indiana 100.0% 26.3% 20.9% 16.5% 12.6% 5.6% 1.4%
Iowa 100.0% 29.1% 23.9% 19.4% 15.2% 7.5% 2.1%
Kansas 100.0% 26.6% 21.6% 17.5% 13.7% 6.6% 1.9%
Kentucky 100.0% 26.9% 21.4% 16.7% 12.6% 5.5% 1.4%
Louisiana 100.0% 24.7% 19.6% 15.3% 11.4% 4.9% 1.2%
Maine 100.0% 27.7% 22.2% 17.9% 13.9% 6.4% 1.7%
Maryland 100.0% 24.7% 19.1% 14.9% 11.4% 4.9% 1.2%
Massachusetts 100.0% 27.2% 21.9% 17.8% 14.1% 6.7% 1.7%
Michigan 100.0% 25.7% 20.4% 16.1% 12.4% 5.5% 1.3%
Minnesota 100.0% 25.2% 20.1% 15.9% 12.4% 6.0% 1.7%
Mississippi 100.0% 25.5% 20.5% 16.2% 12.3% 5.5% 1.4%
Missouri 100.0% 27.6% 22.3% 17.9% 13.8% 6.4% 1.7%
Montana 100.0% 27.9% 22.2% 17.4% 13.2% 6.2% 1.5%
Nebraska 100.0% 27.0% 22.0% 17.8% 13.8% 6.8% 2.0%
Nevada 100.0% 25.9% 20.2% 15.5% 11.4% 4.2% 0.8%
New Hampshire 100.0% 24.4% 19.2% 15.3% 12.0% 5.4% 1.4%
New Jersey 100.0% 27.8% 22.1% 17.7% 13.8% 6.2% 1.5%
New Mexico 100.0% 24.2% 19.1% 14.8% 11.0% 4.7% 1.1%
New York 100.0% 27.3% 21.8% 17.3% 13.4% 6.0% 1.6%
North Carolina 100.0% 26.4% 21.0% 16.6% 12.5% 5.3% 1.3%
North Dakota 100.0% 27.6% 22.8% 18.6% 14.5% 7.3% 2.1%
Ohio 100.0% 27.1% 21.8% 17.3% 13.4% 5.9% 1.4%
Oklahoma 100.0% 27.8% 22.4% 17.8% 13.5% 6.2% 1.6%
Oregon 100.0% 27.3% 21.6% 17.2% 13.4% 6.3% 1.5%
Pennsylvania 100.0% 29.9% 24.5% 20.0% 15.9% 7.3% 1.7%
Rhode Island 100.0% 28.4% 23.3% 19.3% 15.8% 7.5% 1.9%
South Carolina 100.0% 25.9% 20.5% 16.1% 12.1% 5.0% 1.1%
South Dakota 100.0% 27.2% 22.5% 18.4% 14.4% 7.0% 2.0%
Tennessee 100.0% 27.0% 21.3% 16.7% 12.5% 5.5% 1.4%
Texas 100.0% 22.8% 17.7% 13.7% 10.2% 4.4% 1.1%
Utah 100.0% 19.1% 15.0% 11.7% 8.8% 3.9% 0.9%
Vermont 100.0% 25.6% 19.9% 15.7% 12.1% 5.5% 1.5%
Virginia 100.0% 24.7% 19.1% 14.8% 11.2% 4.8% 1.1%
Washington 100.0% 24.6% 19.2% 15.0% 11.6% 5.3% 1.3%
West Virginia 100.0% 30.7% 25.0% 19.9% 15.2% 6.7% 1.6%
Wisconsin 100.0% 26.5% 21.4% 17.1% 13.3% 6.3% 1.7%
Wyoming 100.0% 25.2% 19.7% 15.1% 11.2% 4.9% 1.2%

Source: Population Estimates Program, Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC
Table compiled by the U.S. Administration on Aging
File: stterr96.xls:96-50+%

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