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1998 Census Estimates of the Older Population, for States

Older Population by Age Group (50+, etc.) (Rank Based on Percentages)

Data as of July 1, 1998

Population by Age Group for States: July 1, 1998

 

State

Selected Age Group

50+

55+

60+

65+

75+

85+

Rank Based on Percentages

Alabama

17

16

19

25

26

27

Alaska

51

51

51

51

51

51

Arizona

28

27

22

22

24

37

Arkansas

5

5

6

9

12

15

California

48

47

46

46

41

41

Colorado

46

46

47

48

46

46

Connecticut

7

10

9

7

7

8

Delaware

30

29

26

26

32

39

District of Columbia

8

9

11

12

15

16

Florida

1

1

1

1

1

4

Georgia

47

49

49

49

49

48

Hawaii

22

24

25

21

27

35

Idaho

43

40

42

44

38

33

Illinois

36

33

33

32

25

24

Indiana

31

30

30

28

28

26

Iowa

4

4

4

5

3

1

Kansas

27

26

21

16

11

7

Kentucky

23

23

27

29

31

30

Louisiana

39

39

39

39

42

40

Maine

10

12

10

10

13

13

Maryland

41

43

43

40

40

43

Massachusetts

18

18

16

11

9

10

Michigan

35

32

34

31

29

32

Minnesota

38

38

36

33

23

14

Mississippi

37

34

32

35

36

29

Missouri

15

14

14

14

14

11

Montana

6

7

12

20

18

19

Nebraska

24

20

15

13

10

6

Nevada

34

37

38

41

48

50

New Hampshire

45

44

40

37

34

28

New Jersey

12

15

17

15

19

22

New Mexico

44

41

41

43

45

42

New York

16

17

20

19

20

20

North Carolina

26

28

29

27

35

36

North Dakota

13

8

7

6

5

2

Ohio

19

19

18

18

22

25

Oklahoma

11

11

13

17

21

18

Oregon

14

21

23

24

17

21

Pennsylvania

3

3

3

2

4

9

Rhode Island

9

6

5

3

2

5

South Carolina

32

31

31

36

39

44

South Dakota

21

13

8

8

6

3

Tennessee

20

22

28

30

33

31

Texas

49

48

48

47

47

47

Utah

50

50

50

50

50

49

Vermont

29

35

35

34

30

23

Virginia

40

42

45

45

44

45

Washington

42

45

44

42

37

34

West Virginia

2

2

2

4

8

17

Wisconsin

25

25

24

23

16

12

Wyoming

33

36

37

38

43

38

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+rank%



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