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Oldest age group growth, 2010-2050
The oldest age group is expected to grow from 5.8 million in 2010 to 19 million in 2050.
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