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Report Number SB-2-90
Component ID: #ti917292722

About 1 in 4 owner householders and less than 1 in 6 renter householders were elderly in 1987.

There were 58 million homeowners in the United States in 1987; about 15 million of them were 65 years or older. Of the 33 million householders who rented their homes, 5 million were elderly. The data in this Brief cover those elderly who owned or rented their living quarters. Elderly persons living with a householder younger than 65 or living in an institution were excluded.

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