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1998 Census Estimates of the Older Population, for States

Older Population by Selected Age Groups (50+, etc.) (Percent Distribution by Age Group)

Data as of July 1, 1998

Population by Age Group for States: July 1, 1998

State

Selected Age Group

Percent Distribution by Age Group

All Ages

50+

55+

60+

65+

75+

85+

U.S Total

100.0%

26.9%

21.1%

16.5%

12.7%

5.9%

1.5%

Alabama

100.0%

28.1%

22.1%

17.3%

13.1%

5.9%

1.5%

Alaska

100.0%

18.9%

12.8%

8.4%

5.5%

1.9%

0.4%

Arizona

100.0%

27.1%

21.6%

17.1%

13.2%

6.0%

1.3%

Arkansas

100.0%

29.7%

23.8%

18.7%

14.3%

6.7%

1.8%

California

100.0%

23.6%

18.3%

14.2%

11.1%

5.1%

1.3%

Colorado

100.0%

25.2%

18.7%

13.9%

10.1%

4.5%

1.2%

Connecticut

100.0%

29.1%

22.8%

18.1%

14.3%

7.1%

1.9%

Delaware

100.0%

27.1%

21.3%

16.7%

13.0%

5.7%

1.3%

District of Columbia

100.0%

29.0%

22.9%

18.0%

13.9%

6.5%

1.7%

Florida

100.0%

33.2%

27.6%

22.8%

18.3%

8.6%

2.1%

Georgia

100.0%

23.6%

17.8%

13.3%

9.9%

4.4%

1.1%

Hawaii

100.0%

27.8%

21.7%

17.0%

13.3%

5.9%

1.4%

Idaho

100.0%

25.6%

19.9%

15.2%

11.3%

5.4%

1.4%

Illinois

100.0%

26.4%

20.8%

16.2%

12.4%

5.9%

1.5%

Indiana

100.0%

27.1%

21.2%

16.4%

12.5%

5.8%

1.5%

Iowa

100.0%

29.8%

24.0%

19.3%

15.1%

7.7%

2.2%

Kansas

100.0%

27.2%

21.6%

17.2%

13.5%

6.7%

1.9%

Kentucky

100.0%

27.7%

21.7%

16.7%

12.5%

5.7%

1.4%

Louisiana

100.0%

25.8%

20.1%

15.5%

11.5%

5.1%

1.3%

Maine

100.0%

29.0%

22.7%

18.0%

14.1%

6.6%

1.8%

Maryland

100.0%

25.7%

19.6%

15.0%

11.5%

5.2%

1.2%

Massachusetts

100.0%

28.1%

22.1%

17.6%

14.0%

6.9%

1.8%

Michigan

100.0%

26.7%

20.8%

16.2%

12.5%

5.8%

1.4%

Minnesota

100.0%

26.1%

20.4%

15.9%

12.3%

6.1%

1.8%

Mississippi

100.0%

26.2%

20.7%

16.2%

12.2%

5.5%

1.5%

Missouri

100.0%

28.2%

22.5%

17.7%

13.7%

6.5%

1.8%

Montana

100.0%

29.5%

23.0%

17.8%

13.3%

6.4%

1.7%

Nebraska

100.0%

27.6%

22.1%

17.7%

13.8%

6.8%

2.0%

Nevada

100.0%

26.7%

20.6%

15.6%

11.5%

4.5%

0.9%

New Hampshire

100.0%

25.4%

19.5%

15.3%

12.0%

5.6%

1.5%

New Jersey

100.0%

28.6%

22.4%

17.5%

13.6%

6.4%

1.6%

New Mexico

100.0%

25.5%

19.8%

15.3%

11.4%

5.0%

1.2%

New York

100.0%

28.1%

22.1%

17.3%

13.3%

6.2%

1.7%

North Carolina

100.0%

27.3%

21.3%

16.6%

12.5%

5.5%

1.3%

North Dakota

100.0%

28.5%

23.0%

18.6%

14.4%

7.4%

2.2%

Ohio

100.0%

27.9%

22.1%

17.4%

13.4%

6.2%

1.5%

Oklahoma

100.0%

28.7%

22.7%

17.8%

13.4%

6.2%

1.7%

Oregon

100.0%

28.4%

22.0%

17.1%

13.2%

6.4%

1.6%

Pennsylvania

100.0%

30.7%

24.8%

20.0%

15.9%

7.6%

1.8%

Rhode Island

100.0%

29.0%

23.4%

19.1%

15.6%

7.8%

2.0%

South Carolina

100.0%

27.0%

21.0%

16.2%

12.2%

5.3%

1.2%

South Dakota

100.0%

27.9%

22.6%

18.3%

14.3%

7.2%

2.1%

Tennessee

100.0%

27.9%

21.7%

16.7%

12.5%

5.6%

1.4%

Texas

100.0%

23.6%

18.0%

13.7%

10.1%

4.5%

1.1%

Utah

100.0%

19.8%

15.3%

11.7%

8.8%

4.0%

1.0%

Vermont

100.0%

27.1%

20.6%

15.9%

12.3%

5.7%

1.6%

Virginia

100.0%

25.8%

19.6%

14.9%

11.3%

5.0%

1.2%

Washington

100.0%

25.6%

19.5%

15.0%

11.5%

5.5%

1.4%

West Virginia

100.0%

32.0%

25.4%

20.0%

15.2%

6.9%

1.7%

Wisconsin

100.0%

27.4%

21.6%

17.1%

13.2%

6.5%

1.8%

Wyoming

100.0%

26.9%

20.6%

15.6%

11.5%

5.1%

1.3%

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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