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Table 1.1 Past and projected changes in the population 55 years old and over by age 1900-2060

 

 

Age Group

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Year

Age Group

 

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990

2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

#

Total

76,094

92,407

106,461

8,476

132,122

152,271

180,671

205,052

226,546

248,791

275,306

309,322

332,639

355,101

373,528

388,922

404,483

Total

#

55-64

4,026

5,101

6,619

8,476

10,694

13,396

15,625

18,682

21,703

21,116

24,001

36,783

42,783

39,071

41,040

46,991

47,612

55-64

#

65-74

2,200

2,816

3,480

4,761

6,367

8,493

11,053

12,493

15,581

18,048

18,189

21,856

32,789

38,686

35,879

38,204

44,153

65-74

#

75-84

 

 

 

 

2,294

3,315

4,682

6,183

7,729

10,014

12,335

13,078

16,561

25,377

30,517

28,909

31,504

75-84

#

55+

7,125

9,087

11,548

15,182

19,725

25,793

32,300

38,789

47,252

52,199

58,838

77,261

98,834

112,208

121,865

132,665

142,289

55+

#

65+

3,099

3,986

4,929

6,706

9,031

12,397

16,675

20,107

25,549

31,083

34,837

40,478

56,051

73,137

80,825

85,674

94,677

65+

#

75+

899

1,170

1,449

1,945

2,664

3,904

5,622

7,614

9,969

13,036

16,648

18,622

23,262

34,451

44,946

47,470

50,524

75+

#

85+

 

 

 

 

370

590

940

1,430

2,240

3,022

4,313

5,544

6,701

9,074

14,429

18,561

19,020

85+

#

95+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

239

429

431

741

924

1,453

2,492

3,255

95+

#

100+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

36

65

54

92

140

1,453

386

589

100+

#

Total #

76,094

92,407

106,461

8,476

132,122

152,271

180,671

205,052

226,546

248,791

275,306

309,322

332,639

355,101

373,528

388,922

404,483

Total

%

55-64

5.3%

5.5%

6.2%

6.9%

8.1%

8.8%

8.6%

9.1%

9.6%

8.5%

8.7%

11.9%

12.9%

11.0%

11.0%

12.1%

11.8%

55-64

%

65-74

2.9%

3.0%

3.3%

3.9%

4.8%

5.6%

6.1%

6.1%

6.9%

7.3%

6.6%

7.1%

9.9%

10.9%

9.6%

9.8%

10.9%

65-74

%

75-84

 

 

 

 

1.7%

2.2%

2.6%

3.0%

3.4%

4.0%

4.5%

4.2%

5.0%

7.1%

8.2%

7.4%

7.8%

75-84

%

55+

9.4%

9.8%

10.8%

12.3%

14.9%

16.9%

17.9%

18.9%

20.9%

21.0%

21.4%

25.0%

29.7%

31.6%

32.6%

34.1%

35.2%

55+

%

65+

4.1%

4.3%

4.6%

5.4%

6.8%

8.1%

9.2%

9.8%

11.3%

12.5%

12.7%

13.1%

16.9%

20.6%

21.6%

22.0%

23.4%

65+

%

75+

1.2%

1.3%

1.4%

1.6%

2.0%

2.6%

3.1%

3.7%

4.4%

5.2%

6.0%

6.0%

7.0%

9.7%

12.0%

12.2%

12.5%

75+

%

85+

 

 

 

 

0.3%

0.4%

0.5%

0.7%

1.0%

1.2%

1.6%

1.8%

2.0%

2.6%

3.9%

4.8%

4.7%

85+

%

95+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0.1%

0.2%

0.1%

0.2%

0.3%

0.4%

0.6%

0.8%

95+

%

100+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.4%

0.1%

0.1%

100+

 

Age Group

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990

2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

Age Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sources of data include:

https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/popproj/tables/2000/2000-national-summary-tables/np-t4-a.pdf
https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/popproj/tables/2000/2000-national-summary-tables/np-t4-b.pdf

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2017/demo/popproj/2017-summary-tables.html
https://www.census.gov/data/datasets/2017/demo/popproj/2017-popproj.html
https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/popproj/technical-documentation/file-layouts/2017/np2017_d1.pdf
https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/intercensal-national.html

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/statab/pop6097.pdf#%5B%7B%22num%22%3A1%2C%22gen%22%3A0%7D%2C%7B%22name%22%3A%22FitH%22%7D%2C616%5D

Notes about the National Population Estimates by Age, Sex, and Race: 1900 to 1979

The worksheets for 1900-1929 represent the resident population of the United States, by single year of age (0 to 75+), race (White, Nonwhite), and sex. Data for these years exclude the Armed Forces overseas and the population residing in Alaska and Hawaii. Unrounded data for these years is not available.

The worksheets for 1930-1939 represent the resident population of the United States, by single year of age (0 to 75+), race (White, Nonwhite), and sex. Data for these years exclude the Armed Forces overseas and the population residing in Alaska and Hawaii.

The worksheets for 1940-1949 represent the resident population plus Armed Forces overseas of the United States, by single year of age (0 to 85+), race (White, Nonwhite), and sex. Data for these years exclude the population residing in Alaska and Hawaii.

The worksheets for 1950-1959 represent the resident population plus Armed Forces overseas of the United States, by single year of age (0 to 85+), race (White, Nonwhite), and sex. Data for these years include the population residing in Alaska and Hawaii.

The worksheets for 1960-1979 represent the resident population plus Armed Forces overseas of the United States, by single year of age (0 to 85+), race (White, Black, and Other races), and sex.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division

Internet Release date: October 1, 2004

 

Projected 5-Year Age Groups and Sex Composition: Main Projections Series for the United States, 2017-2060. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division: Washington, DC.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division

Original Release Date: March 2018        

Revised Release Date: September 2018

 

US Census Bureau 2020 census information is at US Census Bureau Reports - 2020 and 2017 .

 

 

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