PERCENT OF HOUSEHOLDS WITH ONE OR MORE PEOPLE AGE 65 YEARS OLD AND OVER, 2010
State Percent Rank (1) State Percent Rank (1)
Alabama 25.8% 14 Montana 26.2% 12
Alaska 15.5 51 Nebraska 23.6 40
Arizona 26.3 10 Nevada 23.8 35
Arkansas 26.3 10 New Hampshire 24.7 28
California 24.3 29 New Jersey 26.7 6
Colorado 20.0 49 New Mexico 25.6 16
Connecticut 26.4 8 New York 26.2 12
Delaware 27.3 5 North Carolina 23.9 32
D.C.  21.0 48 North Dakota 23.9 32
Florida 31.5 1 Ohio 25.4 18
Georgia 21.1 46 Oklahoma 24.9 26
Hawaii 30.1 2 Oregon 25.1 22
Idaho 23.5 41 Pennsylvania 27.9 4
Illinois 23.9 32 Rhode Island 26.4 8
Indiana 23.8 35 South Carolina 25.8 14
Iowa 25.1 22 South Dakota 25.2 21
Kansas 23.7 38 Tennessee 25.0 24
Kentucky 24.3 29 Texas 21.1 46
Louisiana 23.7 38 Utah 19.9 50
Maine 26.7 6 Vermont 24.8 27
Maryland 23.8 35 Virginia 23.4 42
Massachusetts 25.5 17 Washington 22.5 44
Michigan 25.3 19 West Virginia 29.2 3
Minnesota 22.7 43 Wisconsin 24.0 31
Mississippi 25.3 19 Wyoming 22.0 45
Missouri 25.0 24 United States 24.8%  

(1) States with the same percentages receive the same ranking.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey.