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1998 Census Estimates of the Older Population, for States

Older Population by Selected Age Groups (50+, etc.)(Number of Persons)

Data as of July 1, 1998

Population by Age Group for States: July 1, 1998

State

Selected Age Group

Number of Persons

All Ages

50+

55+

60+

65+

75+

85+

U.S Total

270,298,524

72,802,621

57,077,102

44,670,193

34,401,132

16,005,839

4,053,650

Alabama

4,351,999

1,222,657

963,678

752,152

568,352

255,498

64,325

Alaska

614,010

116,349

78,464

51,774

33,556

11,846

2,315

Arizona

4,668,631

1,265,209

1,006,903

798,467

617,538

277,963

62,581

Arkansas

2,538,303

753,409

603,151

475,254

363,232

169,853

44,432

California

32,666,550

7,718,869

5,963,552

4,648,953

3,614,632

1,679,155

412,169

Colorado

3,970,971

998,831

742,147

553,465

401,784

180,494

45,706

Connecticut

3,274,069

951,121

747,914

591,214

469,112

232,682

61,551

Delaware

743,603

201,191

158,069

124,378

96,326

42,066

9,582

District of Columbia

523,124

151,791

120,015

93,928

72,710

34,048

9,036

Florida

14,915,980

4,951,459

4,110,911

3,397,366

2,734,145

1,285,647

310,079

Georgia

7,642,207

1,806,677

1,357,798

1,019,663

755,092

333,322

82,453

Hawaii

1,193,001

331,424

258,325

203,254

158,306

69,831

16,374

Idaho

1,228,684

314,579

244,244

187,206

139,126

66,720

17,117

Illinois

12,045,326

3,185,186

2,500,531

1,947,951

1,495,969

714,659

185,862

Indiana

5,899,195

1,595,756

1,249,537

969,362

739,587

343,663

87,968

Iowa

2,862,447

852,682

688,314

551,936

431,018

219,424

63,843

Kansas

2,629,067

714,177

567,570

452,422

354,113

176,142

50,545

Kentucky

3,936,499

1,090,973

852,464

657,213

492,856

222,923

57,066

Louisiana

4,368,967

1,129,360

879,314

676,193

503,750

223,862

55,732

Maine

1,244,250

360,659

282,133

223,685

174,832

81,622

21,967

Maryland

5,134,808

1,319,894

1,007,273

770,626

591,545

267,285

63,586

Massachusetts

6,147,132

1,726,250

1,358,395

1,081,684

860,604

421,699

112,848

Michigan

9,817,242

2,618,399

2,042,728

1,587,525

1,223,040

565,290

139,192

Minnesota

4,725,419

1,231,341

964,288

753,456

583,097

290,194

83,159

Mississippi

2,752,092

720,549

570,537

446,052

336,311

152,539

40,052

Missouri

5,438,559

1,533,669

1,221,518

963,627

745,387

354,928

98,129

Montana

880,453

259,715

202,757

156,478

117,038

56,490

14,720

Nebraska

1,662,719

459,191

367,097

293,799

228,735

113,882

33,660

Nevada

1,746,898

467,073

359,822

272,666

200,335

78,422

15,081

New Hampshire

1,185,048

301,304

231,413

181,068

142,298

66,295

17,512

New Jersey

8,115,011

2,316,837

1,816,114

1,420,616

1,105,816

518,811

128,458

New Mexico

1,736,931

442,162

343,413

265,324

198,038

87,154

21,592

New York

18,175,301

5,110,138

4,018,590

3,138,945

2,423,797

1,134,663

300,538

North Carolina

7,546,493

2,056,701

1,607,348

1,251,190

946,753

418,401

101,458

North Dakota

638,244

181,816

146,820

118,417

91,976

47,086

14,188

Ohio

11,209,493

3,129,568

2,475,779

1,945,987

1,500,851

696,265

170,588

Oklahoma

3,346,713

960,811

760,525

594,187

448,388

208,697

56,543

Oregon

3,281,974

932,333

720,874

560,498

432,718

211,301

53,136

Pennsylvania

12,001,451

3,689,923

2,974,120

2,397,575

1,904,312

909,896

221,421

Rhode Island

988,480

286,560

230,962

188,706

154,327

77,300

20,085

South Carolina

3,835,962

1,035,730

804,387

622,522

468,406

202,433

46,336

South Dakota

738,171

205,707

166,633

134,842

105,742

53,134

15,812

Tennessee

5,430,621

1,515,951

1,178,290

906,054

679,212

305,492

77,243

Texas

19,759,614

4,667,318

3,559,592

2,706,838

1,999,751

887,210

226,591

Utah

2,099,758

415,109

320,579

246,102

184,098

84,572

20,944

Vermont

590,883

160,055

121,915

94,219

72,573

33,776

9,350

Virginia

6,791,345

1,752,083

1,333,779

1,014,710

766,976

341,239

81,689

Washington

5,689,263

1,457,093

1,107,971

851,597

651,970

313,329

78,552

West Virginia

1,811,156

578,918

460,608

362,544

274,689

125,111

31,097

Wisconsin

5,223,500

1,428,648

1,128,815

891,246

690,786

336,959

93,145

Wyoming

480,907

129,416

99,126

75,257

55,527

24,566

6,242

Source: Population Estimates Program, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau
See: http://www.census.gov/population/estimates/state/sasrh/sasrh98.txt
Table compiled by the U.S. Administration on Aging
File: stterr98.xls:98-50+#






Last Modified: 12/31/1600

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