Missouri's Senior Population: The Facts
Stokes, Shannon Daily
University of Missouri-Columbia. Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs. Institute of Public Policy
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During the past century, the percentage of Americans who are age 65 years and older has more than tripled, from just over 4% of the total population in 1900 to nearly 13% of the total population in 1999. Older individuals comprise 1 in every 8 Americans, numbering some 34.5 million persons.
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Stokes, S. D. (2001) Missouri's Senior Population: The Facts. Retrieved 10-15-09, from http://www.truman.missouri.edu/ipp/publications/index.asp?ViewBy=Date