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Aging into the 21st Century

Table 4b Projections of the Percentage of Persons 65 Years and Over in the Total Population, by Age, for Race Groups and Hispanic Origin: 1995 to 2050 (Middle series of the U.S. Bureau of the Census.)

 

PERCENT OF ALL AGES1

PERCENT BY RACE2

AGE AND YEAR

White

Black

Other Races

Hispanic Origin3

White

Black

Other Races

Hispanic Origin

65+

 

             

1995

13.8

8.2

6.6

5.6

89.6

8.1

2.3

4.5

2000

13.7

8.1

7.2

6.0

88.9

8.3

2.8

5.4

2010

14.4

8.6

8.7

6.9

87.3

8.7

4.0

7.2

2050

21.9

14.2

15.0

14.3

81.7

10.9

7.4

17.5

75+

 

             

1995

6.2

3.3

2.3

2.1

90.7

7.5

1.8

3.8

2000

6.7

3.4

2.7

2.4

90.4

7.3

2.3

4.5

2010

6.8

3.5

3.5

3.0

88.9

7.6

3.5

6.8

2050

12.5

6.9

7.9

8.0

83.6

9.4

7.0

17.6

85+

 

             

1995

1.5

0.8

0.4

.5

91.0

7.6

1.4

3.6

2000

1.7

0.9

0.6

.6

90.7

7.4

1.8

4.3

2010

2.1

1.0

0.9

.8

90.1

7.0

2.9

6.1

2050

5.2

2.6

3.1

3.4

84.7

8.6

6.7

17.8

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

1Represents the percent of the age group in the total population of all ages for the particular race/Hispanic group.

2Represents the percent of the race/Hispanic group in the total population of all races for the particular age group.

3Hispanics may be of any race.

Table compiled by the National Aging Information Center

 

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