The Next Four Decades. The Older Population in the United States: 2010 to 2050
U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, 2010.
“Between 2010 and 2050, the U.S. population is projected to grow from 310 million to 439 million, an increase of 42 percent. The nation will also become more racially and ethnically diverse, with the aggregate minority population projected to become the majority in 2042.* The population is also expected to become much older, with nearly one in five U.S. residents aged 65 and older in 2030.”