As the charts show the number of people becoming senior citizens will increase this year by about 50% over last year and will get close to double last years level of new 65 year olds in about ten years.
In 2008, the US Census Bureau projected future censuses as follows:
* 2010: 310,232,863 * 2020: 341,386,665 * 2030: 373,503,674 * 2040: 405,655,295 * 2050: 439,010,253 U.S. Census Population projections 2010 2050 Whites 79.5% 74.0% Non-Hispanic Whites 64.7% 46.3% Hispanics/Latinos (of any race) 16.0% 30.2% African Americans 12.9% 13.0% Asian Americans 4.6% 7.8%
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