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Location and environment of elderly population

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Published by V. H. Winston, distributed solely by Halsted Press in Washington, New York .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Dwellings -- United States,
    • Gerontology -- United States,
    • Human geography -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statement[compiled by] Stephen M. Golant.
      SeriesScripta series in geography
      ContributionsGolant, Stephen M.
      LC ClassificationsHD7287.92.U54 L6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 214 p. :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4410209M
      ISBN 100470267887
      LC Control Number79013621

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The composition of rural America today is predominantly elderly. Individuals 65 years and over constitute approximately % of the American population; however, 20% of the elderly live in non-metropolitan designated areas.1 In many of the non-metropolitan areas individuals over 65 years constitute greater than 13% of the population2.

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There are some million people 65 and older in the United States, accounting for percent of the total population. In 15 years (by ), however, the population 65 and older is projected to outnumber people younger than 18 for the first time.

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