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older population of Texas by R. L. Skrabanek

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Published by Texas A & M University System in [College Station] .
Written in English



  • Texas.


  • Older people -- Texas.

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Edition Notes

Statement[R. L. Skrabanek, W. Kennedy Upham, and Ben E. Dickerson].
SeriesB ; 1150
ContributionsUpham, W. Kennedy joint author., Dickerson, Ben E., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U6 T515 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4857803M
LC Control Number75623115

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A demographic profile of the elderly in Texas [Mutchler, Jan E] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A demographic profile of the elderly in TexasAuthor: Jan E Mutchler. The Older Population of Texas.. Texas Agricultural Experiment Station. Available electronically from http: / / / Older Adult Population in Texas by Decade, – Older Adult Population (Age 60+) as a Percent of the Total Population in Texas Counties by County Type and Decade, – Net Migration of the Older Adult Population (Age 60+) for Texas . Total Estimated Population by County, Texas, Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Vintage Population Estimates - 10, 10, - 50, 50, - , , - , , - .

  Columns appearing on the service and this webpage represent the views of the authors, not of The University of Texas at Austin. Every day the population of the United States, including Texas, is getting older. This poses important challenges to Social Security, Medicare and a host of state and local programs. In fact, the Census Bureau recently announced that it projects there will be more older . Almost 12 percent of Texans – million people – are 65 and older and the number is growing. By that figure is expected to increase to almost 20 percent. This increase of the older adult population will likely mean an increase in the need for all types of health and human services such as health care, home care, personal care and long-term care. Total occupied homes in Texas with people under 18 years old: Total: 8,,; Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years: 3,,   Starting in , when all boomers will be older t older Americans will make up 21 percent of the population, up from 15 percent today. By , nearly one in four Americans will be 65 years and older, the number of plus will triple, and the country will add a half million centenarians.

Between and the population of Texas increased percent to reach a total of 1,, The census for ranked Texas sixth in the United States, with 3,, residents. Each decade showed an increase in population; in Texas ranked fifth in population with 5,, Projections of the entire older population (which includes the pre-Baby Boomers born before ) suggest that million people will be age 65 or older in This means that the elderly, ages 65 and older, will make up about 20 percent of the U.S. population by , which is almost a 14 percent increase from "The purpose of this thesis is to examine the age structure of the population of Texas as it existed in , and insofar as possible to trace important changes and trends in the older group from to The qualification derives from the fact that at this time not all of the data from the census are available, and hence many trends can be described only through   The share of the population age and-older was percent in , growing by percent (1,,) in the last year. The and-older age group has increased percent (12,,) since In contrast, during the same period, the under 18 population decreased by percent, or a decline of , people.