Nevada: The over-65 population doubled (53.1%) in the past decade. Seniors now number 12.5% of the state's population.
Arizona: 37.3% increase. 14.2% of the population are seniors.
Idaho: Tying Arizona, there has been a 37.3% increase in the number of seniors in Idaho. They constitute 12.8% of the population..
Colorado: The mountain state's senior population grew 37.2% since 2000. They constitute just over 11% of the state's residents.
Georgia: Senior's numbers grew 36.5%. The over-65 population of Georgia now stands at 11%.
South Carolina: 35.4% increase, now 14.1% of the state's total population.
Utah: The state's over-65 population increased by 35.3% since 2000, and now stands at 9.2% of the total.
New Mexico: 32.6% increase of those 65 and older, now 13.6% of the current population.
North Carolina: With a growth rate of 31,7%, 13.2% of the state's population are now 65 and older.
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