The Uneven Aging and “Younging” of America: State and Metropolitan Trends in the 2010 Census

Highlights from this report for the Austin MSA:

•The Austin-Round Rock MSA has the fastest growing pre-senior population in the country (ages 55-64) – 110% increase in the past decade
•Our MSA also has the 2nd fastest growing senior population in the country (ages 65 and up) – 53% increase in the past decade
•Seniors still constitute a low percentage of the Austin-Round Rock MSA population due to “aging-in-place” and a rapidly growing youth population
Read more here: http://www.brookings.edu/papers/2011/0628_census_age_frey.aspx

See the City of Austin Demographers report on the 2010 Census findings: http://www.slideshare.net/kcarney/austin-tx-demographics-census-2010

 

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