05/14/2013 07:55 am ET

The 10 Fastest-Aging States


Growing older.

The age-65-and-older population in the U.S. grew by 18 percent between 2000 and 2011 to 41.4 million senior citizens. But in a few states, the senior citizen population grew significantly faster than the rest of the country, according to a recent Administration on Aging report. Here’s where the retiree population is increasing the fastest:

The 10 Fastest-Aging States

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