Mapping the Growth of Older America

5. Mapping the Growth of Older America [pdf]

As the American population continues to age, there is a growing concern in some quarters that the government and the private sector might be ill-prepared with the increased demands of an older population. The Brookings Institution published a rather insightful 28-page paper on the growth of older America, authored by noted demographer William H. Frey. Drawing on analyses performed with data from past U.S. Censuses, Frey comments on a number of trends, including the migration of older Americans into economically dynamic Sun Belt areas such as Austin, Atlanta, and Dallas. The report makes excellent use of maps, charts, and graphs that track the projected growth of senior populations by state and the counties with the fastest-growing senior population. For urbanologists and planners, this report will be quite helpful. [KMG]

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2 Responses to “Mapping the Growth of Older America”


  1. 1 naomi dagen bloom 2007 July 17 at 3:01 pm

    noticed that title on reportis “seniors and boomers.” would someone parse that for me…another way of saying older old people and younger ones (and don’t you dare call US seniors). funny. wonder when the kids will discover that it really doesn’t matter.

  2. 2 vuee 2007 July 17 at 4:11 pm

    Maybe they didn’t take Anthropology 101. “Baby boomer” is supposed to be a cohort or age set (the lump in the snake after a meal)

    In sociology and anthropology, an age grade or age class is a social category based on age, within a series of such categories, through which individuals pass over the course of their lives.

    This is in contrast to an age set, to which individuals remain permanently attached as the set itself becomes progressively more senior.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Age_grade

    Nowadays it seems a euphemism for the old “golden ager”


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