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Aging into the 21st Century

Table 11 - Distribution of Households Maintained by Persons 65 Years and Over by Type of Household: 1995 and 2010 (Projection series 1 of U.S. Bureau of the Census.)

  1995 2010
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD All Ages 65+ 65-74 75+ All Ages 65+ 65-74 75+
HOUSEHOLDS (IN THOUSANDS) 97,723 21,303 11,849 9,454 114,825 25,119 13,298 11,821
ALL HOUSEHOLDS 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
FAMILY HOUSEHOLDS                        

Married couple

54.6 44.8 52.8 34.9 51.7 46.9 54.1 38.8

Other family, female householder

11.7 7.7 7.8 7.6 12.1 7.1 7.2 7.1

Other family, male householder

3.6 2.1 2.2 1.9 4.1 2.2 2.5 1.9
NONFAMILY HOUSEHOLDS                        

Female householder

16.5 35.0 27.3 44.6 17.2 32.8 25.1 41.5

Male householder

13.6 10.4 10.0 10.9 15.0 11.0 11.2 10.8

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of the Census (1996b).

Table compiled by National Aging Information Center

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