|Southeast Michigan Senior Population|
|Written by Tom Jankowski|
|Friday, 29 October 2010 12:13|
We recently received an inquiry from a Seniors Count! community partner, asking:
I am looking for the actual number of seniors in southeastern Michigan right now. Do you know where I would find this? I am sure I am looking right at it…
The definitive population estimates are produced by the Census' Population Estimates Program. We had a related question back in August, in which we gave the estimates for four of the counties. Here are the Census Bureau's best estimates for all seven Southeast Michigan counties:
For further information, we've broken the figures down by gender and by the 85+ "old-old" group as well. But there, in the second-from-the-last cell of the last column, is your answer: According to the best estimates available, as of July 1, 2009, the seven-county Southeast Michigan area contained about 605,691 people age 65 and older.