States Ranked by Percent of Population Age 65 or Older, 2018
|Rank||State||Population Ages 65+ (thousands)|
The American city with the oldest median age was The Villages, Florida, where the median age is 67.5 years.
Japan, as is well known, ranks first in the world in having the oldest population: 44 percent of people there are 50 years old and over, while 25 percent of that cohort is over 65.
By Total: California has the highest number of seniors in the U.S. with a total of 5,148,448 residents ages 65 and older. But that is likely because California also has the highest population out of the states. Second in line is Florida, with a total number of 3,926,889 seniors.
Population of the United States by sex and age 2020 The estimated population of the U.S. was approximately 329.48 million in 2021, and the largest age group was adults aged 25 to 29. There were 11.88 million males in this age category and around 11.36 million females.
Vermont and Maine are the states that are aging the fastest, according to new five-year estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
St. Augustine, founded in September 1565 by Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles of Spain, is the longest continually inhabited European-founded city in the United States – more commonly called the “Nation’s Oldest City.”
The youngest state in the country is Utah, new data shows. Utah residents have a median age of 30.7 years old, younger than any other state in the U.S., according to 2016 data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.
Pakistan, a country without homes for older people.
Did You Know? San Marino is not only the oldest uninterrupted sovereign state, it also has the world’s oldest constitution, dating back to October 8, 1600. However not all of its laws are codified, so the U.S. Constitution is often considered the oldest.
An unprecedented DNA study has found evidence of a single human migration out of Africa and confirmed that Aboriginal Australians are the world’s oldest civilization.