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Fact of the Week: 11 June 2012


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Number of Households That Include
At Least One Person Aged 65+
Has Increased 2%

"In 2000, 25 million households had individuals aged 65 years and over, which amounted to 23 percent of all households. In 2010, the number of households with people aged 65 and over increased to 29 million, which accounted for 25 percent of households, according to a 2012 report from the US Census Bureau.

Lofquist, D., Lugaila, T., O'Connell, M., & Feliz, S. (2012). Households and families: 2010. (2010 Census Briefs No. C2010BR-14). Washington, DC: U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved from www.census.gov.

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