Health insurance coverage for older Americans, 2009
In 2009, 93.5% of non-institutionalized Americans age 65+ were covered by Medicare. Of those, around 58% had some type of supplemental private health insurance. 8% had military-based health insurance, and… [ Get More Details ]
Older population by race, 2006-2008
In 2006–2008, Whites represented 88.1 percent of the total 90-andover population. Blacks represented 7.6 percent of the 90-and-over population and Asians represented 2.2 percent. About 4 percent of the 90-and-older population reported themselves to be… [ Get More Details ]
Racial and ethnic makeup of older population
In the United States in 2013, 21.2% of the older population were members of racial or ethnic minority populations.
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