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Growth of 85+ population between 2010 and 2050

In 2010, an estimated 6 million Americans were 85 years and older.  By 2050, that number is exptected to nearly quadruple to 21 million.

Wan, He, Manisha Sengupta, Victoria A Velkoff, and Kimberly A DeBarros. 65+ in the United States: 2005. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2005:23-209. https://www.census.gov/prod/2006pubs/p23-209.pdf

Reference

Title
65+ in the United States: 2005
Publication
U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports
Publisher
U.S. Government Printing Office
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Wan, He, Manisha Sengupta, Victoria A Velkoff, and Kimberly A DeBarros
Pages
23-209
URL
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