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State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

RESIDENT POPULATION 65 YEARS OLD AND OVER -- JULY 2008

[When states share the same rank, the next lower rank is omitted. Because of rounded data, states may have identical values shown, but different ranks. Cautionary note]

State Percent Rank
    United States 12.8 (X)
Alabama 13.8 14
Alaska 7.3 50
Arizona 13.3 25
Arkansas 14.3 9
California 11.2 45
Colorado 10.3 46
Connecticut 13.7 16
Delaware 13.9 13
District of Columbia 11.9 (X)
Florida 17.4 1
Georgia 10.1 48
Hawaii 14.8 6
Idaho 12.0 43
Illinois 12.2 39
Indiana 12.8 33
Iowa 14.8 5
Kansas 13.1 30
Kentucky 13.3 27
Louisiana 12.2 38
Maine 15.1 4
Maryland 12.1 41
Massachusetts 13.4 20
Michigan 13.0 31
Minnesota 12.5 35
Mississippi 12.6 34
Missouri 13.6 17
Montana 14.2 10
Nebraska 13.5 18
Nevada 11.4 44
New Hampshire 12.9 32
New Jersey 13.3 26
New Mexico 13.1 29
New York 13.4 21
North Carolina 12.4 36
North Dakota 14.7 7
Ohio 13.7 15
Oklahoma 13.5 19
Oregon 13.3 24
Pennsylvania 15.4 3
Rhode Island 14.1 11
South Carolina 13.3 23
South Dakota 14.4 8
Tennessee 13.2 28
Texas 10.2 47
Utah 9.0 49
Vermont 13.9 12
Virginia 12.1 40
Washington 12.0 42
West Virginia 15.7 2
Wisconsin 13.3 22
Wyoming 12.3 37

Symbol
X Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau,
"Estimates of the Resident Population by Selected Age Groups for the United States, States
and Puerto Rico:  July 1, 2008 (SC-EST2008-01)"; published 14 May 2009;
http://www.census.gov/popest/data/state/asrh/2008/tables/SC-EST2008-01.xls. [XLS]
See Table 16, Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2010.

For more information:
Population Estimates

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