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Older Population by Five year Age Groups

2000 Census Figures for the Older Population, for States (Data as of April 1, 2000)

Population for States by Age Group: April 1, 2000

(Number of Persons)

    Selected Age Group
State All Ages 50+ 55+ 60+ 65+ 70+ 75+ 85+
United States Total (50 states + DC) 281,421,906 76,851,985 59,266,437 45,797,200 34,991,753 25,458,208 16,600,767 4,239,587
Alabama 4,447,100 1,280,366 995,330 769,880 579,798 411,830 263,050 67,301
Alaska 626,932 121,886 80,449 53,026 35,699 23,073 13,192 2,634
Arizona 5,130,632 1,406,212 1,110,211 871,536 667,839 478,832 303,998 68,525
Arkansas 2,673,400 798,408 630,802 491,409 374,019 268,844 175,685 46,492
California 33,871,648 8,209,594 6,209,751 4,742,499 3,595,658 2,611,123 1,707,835 425,657
Colorado 4,301,261 1,034,650 755,380 560,658 416,073 294,851 189,763 48,216
Connecticut 3,405,565 1,006,849 778,796 601,835 470,183 352,627 238,618 64,273
Delaware 783,600 222,469 173,245 133,925 101,726 71,774 45,311 10,549
District of Columbia 572,059 155,594 119,681 91,878 69,898 51,373 33,979 8,975
Florida 15,982,378 5,350,689 4,366,610 3,545,093 2,807,597 2,080,102 1,355,421 331,287
Georgia 8,186,453 1,953,706 1,446,731 1,071,080 785,275 548,641 349,580 87,857
Hawaii 1,211,537 348,137 267,562 207,001 160,601 117,754 75,339 17,564
Idaho 1,293,953 331,521 253,445 193,421 145,916 105,747 69,946 18,057
Illinois 12,419,293 3,293,588 2,540,658 1,962,911 1,500,025 1,102,582 727,778 192,031
Indiana 6,080,485 1,662,418 1,282,675 988,506 752,831 549,094 357,438 91,558
Iowa 2,926,324 873,756 693,625 554,573 436,213 328,840 224,278 65,118
Kansas 2,688,418 737,950 576,482 454,837 356,229 266,144 180,313 51,770
Kentucky 4,041,769 1,140,344 877,388 672,905 504,793 360,122 230,850 58,261
Louisiana 4,468,976 1,166,480 895,977 687,216 516,929 368,925 234,004 58,676
Maine 1,274,923 397,264 306,589 238,099 183,402 133,302 87,206 23,316
Maryland 5,296,486 1,425,325 1,069,683 801,036 599,307 431,065 278,022 66,902
Massachusetts 6,349,097 1,817,977 1,406,569 1,096,567 860,162 643,664 432,332 116,692
Michigan 9,938,444 2,715,091 2,082,057 1,596,162 1,219,018 890,183 576,138 142,460
Minnesota 4,919,479 1,300,584 999,135 772,278 594,266 441,097 298,441 85,601
Mississippi 2,844,658 759,216 589,346 457,144 343,523 245,344 157,813 42,891
Missouri 5,595,211 1,609,623 1,262,777 983,704 755,379 550,007 362,153 98,571
Montana 902,195 267,758 206,068 158,894 120,949 88,408 58,430 15,337
Nebraska 1,711,263 476,775 373,735 296,151 232,195 172,804 116,496 33,953
Nevada 1,998,257 537,964 409,128 304,071 218,929 147,542 87,154 16,989
New Hampshire 1,235,786 343,498 257,629 194,965 147,970 106,827 69,643 18,231
New Jersey 8,414,350 2,414,661 1,867,120 1,443,782 1,113,136 819,940 538,467 135,999
New Mexico 1,819,046 485,796 370,977 283,837 212,225 148,998 94,480 23,306
New York 18,976,457 5,348,137 4,136,339 3,204,331 2,448,352 1,790,752 1,172,306 311,488
North Carolina 8,049,313 2,207,499 1,692,760 1,292,553 969,048 686,212 435,271 105,461
North Dakota 642,200 185,906 147,911 118,985 94,478 71,336 48,577 14,726
Ohio 11,353,140 3,248,216 2,516,663 1,963,489 1,507,757 1,105,089 717,505 176,796
Oklahoma 3,450,654 985,235 772,279 599,080 455,950 327,194 213,451 57,175
Oregon 3,421,399 978,405 742,565 569,557 438,177 325,563 218,835 57,431
Pennsylvania 12,281,054 3,847,172 3,050,790 2,430,821 1,919,165 1,438,509 949,893 237,567
Rhode Island 1,048,319 307,825 241,391 191,409 152,402 116,379 78,718 20,897
South Carolina 4,012,012 1,120,787 858,244 651,482 485,333 339,734 215,285 50,269
South Dakota 754,844 214,297 170,480 136,869 108,131 81,005 55,002 16,086
Tennessee 5,689,283 1,610,774 1,236,562 942,620 703,311 498,740 320,459 81,465
Texas 20,851,820 4,865,681 3,670,722 2,774,201 2,072,532 1,462,100 929,924 237,940
Utah 2,233,169 438,775 332,730 252,677 190,222 136,488 88,674 21,751
Vermont 608,827 178,155 134,430 101,827 77,510 56,384 36,827 9,996
Virginia 7,078,515 1,896,979 1,423,944 1,065,502 792,333 562,780 359,877 87,266
Washington 5,894,121 1,550,477 1,158,728 873,223 662,148 485,923 324,982 84,085
West Virginia 1,808,344 590,948 461,711 362,795 276,895 201,032 128,432 31,779
Wisconsin 5,363,675 1,494,907 1,160,294 907,552 702,553 520,434 347,246 95,625
Wyoming 493,782 135,661 102,283 77,348 57,693 41,095 26,350 6,735
Puerto Rico 3,808,610 1,004,500 774,584 585,701 425,137 290,856 184,186 47,706

Source: Census 2000
See: http://factfinder.census.gov
Data Set: Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data
Table: PCT12. SEX BY AGE [209] - Universe: Total population
Table compiled by the U.S. Administration on Aging
File: stterr2000.xls:2000-50+#




Last Modified: 12/31/1600

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