Open Space >> By the Numbers
65 and Up
(The following statistics come from U.S. Census Bureau, the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention, the American Geriatric Society, and the Centers
for Medicare and Medicaid Services.)
The number of Americans 65 and older in 1900 (representing a total of 4
percent of the U.S. population at that time).
million: The number of Americans expected to be age 65 and older by
2030 (representing a projected total of 20 ....
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