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Number of older Americans, 2050

In 2010, the 65 and older population was 40.2 million. By 2050, that number is expected to grow to 88.5 million.

The Next Four Decades: The older population in the United States: 2010 to 2050; 2010. http://www.aoa.acl.gov/Aging_Statistics/future_growth/DOCS/p25-1138.pdf. Accessed July 6, 2015

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  • Future Demographics

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