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Census 2000 Data on the Aging

Number and Percent of Persons 65+ by Race and Hispanic Origin - 2000

Total 65+ Numbers Percent
Non-Hispanic    
Black 2,787,427 8.0%
Amer. Ind/Alaska Nat. 124,797 0.4%
NH/PI 19,085 0.1%
Asian 796,008 2.3%
Two or more Races 264,588 0.8%
Other Race 21,397 0.1%
Hispanic (any race) 1,733,591 5.0%
Total Minority 5,746,893 16.4%
White (Alone - Non-Hisp) 29,244,860 83.6%
Total 65+ 34,991,753 100.0%

Data Set: Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data