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Aging into the 21st Century

Table 12 - Percentage of Households Maintained by Persons 65 Years and Over, by Type of Household: 1995 and 2010 (Numbers in thousands. 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+

ALL HOUSEHOLDS 97,723 21.8 12.1 9.7 114,825 21.9 11.6 10.3
FAMILY HOUSEHOLDS                        

Married couple

53,433 17.9 11.7 6.2 59,308 19.9 12.1 7.7

Other family, female householder

11,439 14.4 8.1 6.3 13,927 12.9 6.9 6.0

Other family, male householder

3,511 12.6 7.4 5.2 4,660 11.8 7.0 4.8
NONFAMILY HOUSEHOLDS                        

Female householder

16,084 46.3 20.1 26.2 19,702 41.8 17.0 24.9

Male householder

13,255 16.7 8.9 7.8 17,229 16.0 8.6 7.4

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of the Census (1996b).
Table compiled by National Aging Information Center

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