Silver Book Fact
Increase in 100+ population between 1990 and 2009
In 2009, there were 64,024 Americans age 100 and older–0.2% of the total 65+ population. This is a 72% increased from 1990 when there were 37,306 Americans age 100 and older.
Administration on Aging. A Profile of Older Americans: 2010. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2011. https://www.acl.gov/sites/default/files/Aging%20and%20Disability%20in%20America/2010profile.pdf