05/10/2011 10:51 am ET Updated Jul 10, 2011

The States With The Oldest And Youngest Residents

All fifty states will not carry the US economy to a recovery, if it can recover entirely at all. A careful look at the patterns of aging, births, and population movement shows that nearly 20 states are hampered financially by either old populations, which are getting older, or younger populations, which are poor and generally getting poorer.

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