News to Use for Agents in the Senior Market
A Publication of Senior Marketing Specialists
Week of May 8, 2017
In 2015, more than half (54%) of persons 65+ lived in 10 states: California (5.2 million); Florida (3.9 million); Texas (3.2 million); New York (3.0 million); Pennsylvania (2.2 million); Ohio (1.8 million); Illinois (1.8 million); Michigan (1.6 million); North Carolina (1.5 million); New Jersey (1.3 million); and Georgia, Virginia, Arizona, Massachusetts, Washington and Tennessee each had well over 1 million
In 5 states, the 65+ population increased by 50% or more between 2005 and 2015: Alaska (63%); Nevada (55%); Colorado (54%); Georgia (50%); and South Carolina (50%).
Notes: (1) Population Estimates (2) Poverty data for US are from the Current Population Survey, Poverty data for States and Puerto Rico are from the American Community Survey.
Data Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement; Population Estimates; and American Community Survey. https://aoa.acl.gov/aging_statistics/profile/index.aspx
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