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Part A. Population Estimates

Data Element2016
Total Resident Population326,817,424
Persons 60+69,613,633
Persons 60+ As a % of All Ages21.3%
Persons 60-6419,701,763
Persons 65-7429,012,580
Persons 75-8414,444,649
Persons 85+6,454,641
# Women/100 Men Age 60+121.0
Minority Persons 60+17,274,224
Minority Persons 60+ as a % of All Persons 60+24.8%
Black Non-Hispanic Persons 60+ as a % of All Persons 60+9.4%
Asian and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Non-Hispanic Persons 60+ as a % of All Persons 60+4.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native Persons 60+ as a % of All Persons 60+0.6%
Hispanic Persons 60+ As a % of All Persons 60+9.7%
Persons 60+ (Non-Institutionalized) with Mobility Limitations13,595,841
As a % of All Persons 60+ (Civilian Non-Institutionalized)19.9%
Persons 60+ Below Poverty Level6,899,818
As a % of All Persons 60+ for Whom Poverty is Determined10.09%
Minority Persons 60+ Below Poverty Level3,005,678
As a % of Minority Persons 60+ for Whom Poverty is Determined17.58%
Persons 60+ Living in Nursing Homes and Other Institutions1,479,266
Persons 60+ Living in Nursing Homes and Other Institutions as a % of All Persons 60+2.1%
Persons 60+ in 201057,845,983
Persons 60+ Living in Rural Areas in 201013,163,978
% of Persons 60+ Living in Rural Areas from Census 201022.8%