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Part A. Population Estimates

Data Element2017
Total Resident Population328,498,948
Persons 60+71,601,267
Persons 60+ As a % of All Ages21.8%
Persons 60-6420,154,261
Persons 65-7430,003,025
Persons 75-8414,897,907
Persons 85+6,546,074
# Women/100 Men Age 60+120.7
Minority Persons 60+18,207,171
Minority Persons 60+ as a % of All Persons 60+25.8%
Black Non-Hispanic Persons 60+ as a % of All Persons 60+9.7%
Asian and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Non-Hispanic Persons 60+ as a % of All Persons 60+4.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native Persons 60+ as a % of All Persons 60+0.6%
Hispanic Persons 60+ As a % of All Persons 60+10.1%
Persons 60+ (Non-Institutionalized) with Mobility Limitations13,635,309
As a % of All Persons 60+ (Civilian Non-Institutionalized)19.4%
Persons 60+ Below Poverty Level7,046,399
As a % of All Persons 60+ for Whom Poverty is Determined10.00%
Minority Persons 60+ Below Poverty Level3,098,330
As a % of Minority Persons 60+ for Whom Poverty is Determined17.24%
Persons 60+ Living in Nursing Homes and Other Institutions1,485,636
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%