Study shows percentage of population 65 and older in each state

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(WEHT) – A new study shows which states have the highest percentage of residents 65 and older.

Kentucky ranked 26th, with 16.4% of the state’s population being 65 and older.

Indiana ranked 35th (15.7%) and Illinois ranked 37th (15.6%).

Maine ranked the highest at 20.6% and Utah ranked the lowest at 11.10%.

By 2030, it’s estimated that at least 1 in 5 Americans will be 65 or older.

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(This story was originally published on January 16, 2020)

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