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U.S. Female Population* Aged 65 and Older, by Race/Ethnicity and Age, 2008

U.S. Female Population* Aged 65 and Older, by Race/Ethnicity and Age, 2008
Race/Ethnicity Percent of Women
Total 65-74 Years 75-84 Years 85 Years and Older

*Includes only non-institutionalized population not living in group housing. Data are not shown for persons of other races or more than one race.

**May include Hispanics

Source I.1: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey

Non-Hispanic White 79.9 77.3 81.2 84.8
Black** 9.0 10.0 8.2 7.5
Hispanic 6.8 7.6 6.5 4.7
Asian/Pacific Islander** 3.4 3.8 3.2 2.3
American Indian/Alaska Native** 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.3

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