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Older population as percentage of total population, 2030
By 2030, 19 percent of the U.S. population will be a part of the older population.
U.S. Census Bureau. 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