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Here are some highlights from a May 2014 report An Aging Nation: The Older Population in the United States published by the United States Census Bureau. The report compares 2012 statistics on age, gender, and race and makes projections to 2030 and 2050.
This report interests me because these are years that I was 50, will be 68 and will be 88 (God willing). And I'm one of the youngest Baby Boomers, so that will tell you how this large cohort will be aging in the next few decades.
But enough about me. Let's look at some of the report's numbers.