Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Characteristics of Those Age 65 and Over in the US and Regionally

Yesterday it was a post about young moms and female fertility - today it is about our elder population. The Census Bureau recently released what might be the definitive report of those age 65 and over in the US recently. It covers far, FAR more than could ever be generated locally. Take a look and perhaps there are a few areas of interest that we could try to replicate on a regional basis.

In the meantime, here is Table S0103 from the 2012 Five Year ACS estimates for the combined Herkimer-Oneida Counties area. It covers a LOT of data pieces showing the total population facts and figures compared to those for our older citizens.

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