Skip Header

We are hiring thousands of people for the 2020 Census. Click to learn more and apply.

Demographic and Socioeconomic Aspects of Aging in the United States

Report Number P23-138
by Jacob S. Siegel and Maria Davidson
Component ID: #ti1549206745

Overview

This report brings together and analyzes data on selected topics related to the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the older population in the United States. The report covers, for older persons, age, sex, and race; geographic distribution and residential mobility; mortality, survival, and health; and various social and economic characteristics, including marital status and living arrangements, educational attainment, work status, and income.

The data come from the 1980 Census of Population, the Current Population Survey, the Census Bureau program of population estimates and projections, the vital statistics registration system, the National Health Survey, Social Security records, and other national data sources.

Component ID: #ti702095047

A Note on Language

Census statistics date back to 1790 and reflect the growth and change of the United States. Past census reports contain some terms that today’s readers may consider obsolete and inappropriate. As part of our goal to be open and transparent with the public, we are improving access to all Census Bureau original publications and statistics, which serve as a guide to the nation's history.

X
  Is this page helpful?
Thumbs Up Image Yes    Thumbs Down Image No
X
Comments or suggestions?
No, thanks
255 characters remaining
X
Thank you for your feedback.
Comments or suggestions?
Back to Header