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Part A. Population Estimates

Data Element2011
Total Resident Population315,342,818
Persons 60+59,960,376
Persons 60+ As a % of All Ages19.0%
Persons 60-6418,033,748
Persons 65-7422,818,061
Persons 75-8413,342,089
Persons 85+5,766,478
# Women/100 Men Age 60+123.5
Minority Persons 60+13,544,274
Minority Persons 60+ as a % of All Persons 60+22.6%
Black Non-Hispanic Persons 60+ as a % of All Persons 60+8.8%
Asian and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Non-Hispanic Persons 60+ as a % of All Persons 60+3.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native Persons 60+ as a % of All Persons 60+0.5%
Hispanic Persons 60+ As a % of All Persons 60+8.7%
Persons 60+ (Non-Institutionalized) with Mobility Limitations12,080,598
As a % of All Persons 60+ (Civilian Non-Institutionalized)20.6%
Persons 60+ Below Poverty Level5,824,861
As a % of All Persons 60+ for Whom Poverty is Determined9.94%
Minority Persons 60+ Below Poverty Level2,525,821
As a % of Minority Persons 60+ for Whom Poverty is Determined18.97%
Persons 60+ Living in Nursing Homes and Other Institutions1,435,563
Persons 60+ Living in Nursing Homes and Other Institutions as a % of All Persons 60+2.4%
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%